Electrical Installation

Course Content:

  • Understand the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671
  • Understand the definitions used within BS7671.
  • Understand how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations 6
  • Understand requirements of protection for safety for electrical installations 15
  • Understand the requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations 14
  • 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 the appendices of BS7671.
  • 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.

  • 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: BS7671:2018

  • Study methods

    Lectures and use of the Regulation Book/Calculations. Books required by candidate:

    • IET Wiring Regulations, Eighteenth Edition, BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 (ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-218-4 - Approx: £99)
    • On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022), 8th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-227-6 – Approx: £32)

      The expected release date for both of the 18th edition amendment 2 books above is 28th March 2022 and can be pre-ordered from the IET website.

      The course is planned to run in the classroom. However, there may be sessions 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
    • The Course will end at 12pm on the last day of the course (Friday).
    • The online exam will be on Tuesday 19th April 2022 @ 6pm – this will give candidates the opportunity to absorb the course content and give extra time to revise for the exam.

    • Candidates will be given a maximum of 3 opportunities to take the online exam. The resit fee is £50 and the candidate will need to wait until the next batch of exams are taking place to resit.

    • In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must pass all elements of the course within the current academic year– there will be no opportunity for any resits/resubmissions later. However, serious personal issues that arise that may adversely affect attendance and consequently completion of the course - these will be considered on a case by case basis. 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 Now 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. There are also a number of other CPD training courses available:

    • PAT Testing
    • Installation and maintenance of Solar Photovoltaic Installations
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Installations
  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Oct 2023

Starts 23 October 2023

Duration 1 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £425.00

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 16:00

Course starting Feb 2024

Starts 12 February 2024

Duration 1 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £425.00

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 16:00