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EAL 18th Edition Wiring Regulations(Requirements for electrical installation 2018)


This EAL 18th Edition eletrical course is ideal for anyone working in the electrical industry that needs to prove they are up to date with the latest IEE wiring regulations.

The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations qualification is for practicing technicians who are experienced with electrical installations as well as those who may require a working knowledge of BS7671, for example architects or designers.

It is designed to ensure that all who undertake the course are up-to-date with the format, content and applications of BS7671 and is an in-depth course covering everything needed to be known about the 18th Edition.

Course objectives/key benefits

To provide the required knowledge and understanding of the 18th Edition electrical wiring regulations (BS7671:2018) necessary to undertake work on electrical installations.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or for further details.

Who is the course aimed at?

Experienced operatives either carrying out or intending to carry out electrical installation, maintenance and testing work.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Candidates should also have a working knowledge of electrical installations.

For anyone new to electrical work, or who would like to update their knowledge and skills, it is highly recommended that they undertake the Basic Electrics course prior to this course.

For anyone already holding a 17th edition qualification, a one day update course is available.

Course content

Course duration

The course is run over five days - four days are training and the fifth day is the assessment. There is some home study and the course is very intensive!

Training Method



Multiple-choice computer EAL on-line examination.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a EAL certificate of competence and will also be able to carry out work in accordance with the scope of this course.

At the end of the course candidates will be have an understanding of most of the requirements of BS7671, as well as the most recent changes specified by IET.

The qualification is required by most employers within the industry. It is also a pre-requisite requirement for becoming Part P registered with some electrical Registration Bodies (PLEASE NOTE: This qualification on its own does not make any successful candidate Part P qualified/registered).

Materials Required

Candidates will need to have a copy of (and should study!!!)

BS7671: Requirements for Electrical Installations - IET Wiring Regulations 2018 (18th Edition)
On-Site Guide; BS7671:2018

These are available from electrical wholesalers or bookshops.


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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