This course has been developed in partnership with NICEIC to provide a cost-effective way to update your knowledge in order to sit your 18th Edition test.
This course has been developed in partnership with NICEIC to provide a cost-effective way to update your knowledge in order to sit your 18th Edition test (included in price of training).
This online training course allows you to study the BS 7671 18th Edition First Amendment update in your own time, and ensure you fully understand the new changes. With our online course there's no need to wait for classroom training and you don't need to take time out of work to study.
Virtual College has worked with NICEIC to create these modules and resources in order to provide you with the knowledge and skills to demonstrate your understanding of the 18th Edition. As well as learning modules, there are also mock exams and learning games. This can be accessed on the internet either at work or at home for your convenience.
The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations contains important new information for electricians and electrical engineers. These regulations came into effect on the 1st of January 2019 and applies to all new electrical installations.
This new regulation covers a wide range of areas in the electrical industry, including installers, electrical designers and inspectors.
These updates include: extended scoping to cover extra categories, chapter changes including rewrites and restructuring, increased definitions and surge protection guidance. These updates are crucial for those in the electrical industry to understand.
By working with NICEIC to create this content, we are able to offer learners in depth knowledge into this new update, and can help learners pass their offline exam through NICEIC.
If you have passed your 17th Edition since the last amendment was published, you can take the shorter 18th Edition update course. This shorter course covers the similar topics and reduce the overall time it takes to do the course (4-5 hours). Click here for our 18th Edition First Amendment Update course - Price £150.00.
Our 18th edition course is designed for any electrician who needs to become BS 7671 18th Edition, (IET Wiring Regulations 2018) qualified. This course is also suitable for people working in the electrotechnical industry and having completed their 17th edition training prior to 3rd Amendment 2015.
These courses are 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.
Any electrician wanting to work in the U.K needs to be BS 7671 18th Edition qualified. This course is also suitable for students preparing to leave college and looking for their first job, experienced electricians looking to update their skills and qualifications.
Those who are looking to come from overseas to become an electrician in the U.K will also need to get the BS 7671 18th Edition qualified. Some employers may also require you to get 18th Edition certified before they can employ you.
This online training will give candidates an in-depth knowledge of the key areas of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, Scope, object and fundamental principles, Definitions, Assessment of general characteristics, Protection for safety, Selection and erection of equipment, Inspection and testing, Special installations or locations, Appendices.
Upon completion of the online training, they will receive instructions on how to complete their remote assessment (included in price of training) through NICEIC.
On completion of these modules, learners will need to book a virtual assessment with NICEIC to receive their accreditation.
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When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.
If you choose to pay via PayPal, we will use the email address linked to your PayPal account to create your Enable system account.
Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.
If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.
This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out by first class post at the beginning of the following working week.