BS 7671 Wiring Regulations – 17th Edition

Course Code: MCPTS1009

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Course Type

Electrical, Technical Skills


City and Guilds 2382-15


4 Days


£565 +VAT


Our 4-day BS 7671 Wiring Regulations – 17th Edition electrical training course will familiarise you with the layout, content and application of BS 7671: 2008 (2382-15) 17th Edition Regulations. This workshop ensures you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulations on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. This course is entirely theory based and is completed by way of an online multiple choice open book exam. Our course is 4 days because it not only teaches you how to pass the exam; it puts the regulations into context.

Please note The assessment is a 2-hour computer-based on-line examination


Is it right for me?

BS 7671 Wiring Regulations – 17th Edition is ideal for delegates who need complete training in the 17th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations (including the 3rd amendment).

What will I learn?

To provide delegates with confidence in being able to understand and implement the new national standards to which domestic and industrial electrical installations must conform. On successful completion of MCP’s 17th Edition Complete Module, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental requirements of BS 7671
  • State the scope of the regulations
  • List the specific requirements of protection for safety
  • Apply the requirements of the regulations in the workplace
  • Identify the requirements for the special installations of BS7671
  • Complete the City and Guilds 2382-15 multiple choice assessment paper

In addition to harmonisation with European Standards, programme content will be divided into 7 areas and focus on:

  • Part 1: Scope, object and fundamental principles
  • Part 2: Definitions and terminology
  • 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 locations
  • Discussing past test papers

What are the benefits?

The benefits of the BS 7671 Wiring Regulations – 17th Edition workshop:

  • Training records meet and exceed those required by HSE etc. If you have an up to date 17th Edition certificate and there is an accident, you are in a much better place in a court of law.
  • Motivation and development of staff
  • Improved staff retention
  • Formal targeted training with direction and end focussed on the business need
  • Encouragement of teamwork through coach and assessor communicating more with opposite trade
  • Re-focussed of the training budget
  • SOPs and training packages are written around business need
  • Safe job; Timely job; Right first-time job
  • Improved productivity as downtime is reduced due to the increased skills base
  • Cross cover of skills in event of absenteeism, sickness etc.
  • Nationally recognised qualifications where appropriate; skills are validated

Book your place

Get in touch with our dedicated training team to discuss your requirements. We aim to respond to all enquiries within 12 working hours.

For more information on this course

BS 7671 Wiring Regulations Programme is available as both scheduled and onsite. Onsite training is a cost-effective alternative to our regularly scheduled training courses held at our training centre in Solihull.

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