Overview - Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: June 2008 (2011) (17th Edition)
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Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: June 2008 (2011) (17th Edition)
This course has been developed by NICEIC in partnership with Virtual College to satisfy the EAL and City & Guilds 2382-12 scheme. The course incorporates material covering the first amendment.
It aims to enable the candidate to demonstrate that they are conversant with the IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) Wiring Regulations 17th Edition BS 7671:2008(2011).
This online course was released in September 2011.
This course is priced at £349 + VAT
Your purchase includes:
- Online e-learning course (login emailed automatically on completion of online sales purchase)
- Online Revision Test (automatically enabled on completion of course)
- In Centre Examination (on successful Revision Test pass, you will be able to print off a record of learning to enable you to go on to take your 2 hour accredited examination). From January 2012 previous examinations not covering the 1st amendment will no longer be available. To find your nearest 17th Edition test centre, please click here.
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This course is intended to ensure that on completion individuals are conversant with the format content and the application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2008 Incorporating Amendment No. 1 2011 (17th Edition)
The sections covered include:
Welcome and Objectives
Part 1 – Scope and Objectives
Part 2 – Definitions
- Part 3 – Assessment of General Characteristics
- Part 4 – Protection for safety
- Part 5 – Selection and Erection of Equipment
- Part 6 – Inspection and Testing
- Part 7 – Special Installations or Locations
This unit will be assessed by a multiple choice online test covering the underpinning knowledge relating to the content and application of BS 7671. This must be taken at an accredited test centre. The cost of this test is included in the course fee.
Click here to find your nearest test centre. To confirm the location of your nearest test centre and to book your exam upon completion of the online 17th Edition training material, please call the NICEIC on 0870 013 0389.
Approximately 22 hours. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 22 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.
This qualification is primarily aimed at practicing electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals e.g. electrical engineers, contracts managers, designers, consultants, surveyors, and other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IEE Wiring Regulations.
It may also be suitable for anyone requiring an understanding of BS 7671:2008(2011), although prior knowledge in basic electrical science will be required. It is intended to ensure that on completion individuals are conversant with the format, content and the application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008(2011) (17th edition).
There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification. It is expected that candidates will have basic knowledge of electrical science.
Over 99% of learners passed our previous 17th edition course – here’s what some of them said:
"... far more information is absorbed each time you do a module compared to College where you would have to do homework to absorb a larger percentage of information..."
AN Contractor 13/02/2011
"...the module were very good . I believe I have learnt more from this course than I would have done if I had attended College."
How it Works
This is a general guide to how the system works. If you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?
This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.
You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course. You will also receive a NICEIC learning support guide through the post. If you need a set of regulations the 17th Edition Standard Manual can be purchased separately.
The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.
The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.
Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed you will be able to take (and retake) an online revision test.
The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
To gain your 17th Edition certification, you must take an examination at an approved GOLA test centre. The examination fee is included in the price of this course, so there's no extra to pay.