Electrical Installation

  • Understand the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS 7671
  • Understand the definitions used within BS 7671.
  • Understand how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations.
  • Understand requirements of protection for safety for electrical installations.
  • Understand the requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations.
  • Understand the requirements of inspection and testing of electrical installations.
  • Understand the requirements of special installations or locations as identified in BS 7671.
  • Understand the information contained within Part 8 and the appendices of BS 7671.
  • Entry requirements

    Electrical Installation related qualifications or experience.
    A good level of English is required.
    Please ensure you are clear how this course relates to working in the sector. Please click the How to Become a Qualified Electrician Through Part-Time Study link on the main Electrical Installation page. If you have questions regarding this please contact Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager - Business & Technology on 01895 853417 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Who is the course for?

    This qualification is for practising electricians with relevant experience and other trades professionals, needing to update or demonstrate their understanding of the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations: BS7671:2022

  • Study methods

    Lectures and use of the Regulation Book/Calculations.
    Book required by candidate:
    >> 18TH EDITION BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 IET WIRING REGULATIONS (ISBN 9781839532184 – £85 approx).

    Theory is delivered through blended learning which may include face to face and some online learning including Google classroom, I-GVS, Zoom and other online learning platforms. The mode of delivery will be governed by the Covid-19 guidelines adopted by the college at that time and may vary throughout the course.



  • How is the course assessed?

    The assessment for this course will be a 60 question, 120 minute on-line multiple choice exam (open book).

  • More information
    • This is an “Intensive Learning Programme” that requires 90% - 100% attendance.
    • Students are expected to undertake a substantial amount of self -study between sessions, particularly in the preparation for exams
    • The online exam resit will be charged at £50 each time – candidates will be given a Maximum of 2 opportunities to resit the exam.
    • In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must pass all elements of the course within the current academic year.
    • The on-line exam will be in the week after the end date of the course.
    • This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions are available.
      ‘Fee refunds for commercial courses will not be awarded after two weeks before the scheduled start date of
      the course, unless the course is cancelled by the College.’
    • Certification is based upon the achievement of the passing the course content and paying the fees in full.

      Once you have clicked the ‘Enrol’ button and completed and submitted your online application, Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) will be in touch to discuss your application further.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    This is a mandatory requirement in the electrical contracting industry.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Depending on experience, candidates normally progress onto the C&G2391-52 Award in Inspection and Testing course.

    Please contact Sanjay Suri – Commercial manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on 01895 853417 (direct) if you are interested in any of these courses.

  • How to apply

    This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the Apply Now button to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

Course starting Sep 2022

Starts 21 September 2022

Duration 9 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £395.00

Days/Time Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00

Course starting Jan 2023

Starts 18 January 2023

Duration 9 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £395.00

Days/Time Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00

Course starting Apr 2023

Starts 26 April 2023

Duration 9 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £395.00

Days/Time Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00