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Every electrician or domestic installer needs to be up to date with the latest 17th Edition Wiring Regulations. As such this is one of our most popular courses. We have an excellent record of delivering this 17th edition course and have a 98% pass rate.

This is the latest version of the City and Guilds 2382-15 17th Edition Course including the 3rd Amendment. It is ideal for anyone working in the electrical industry that needs to prove they are up to date with the latest IEE wiring regulations.  As the UK’s leading electrical trainer we have a very successful track record of delivering 17th edition courses. In fact our pass rate for the 2382 qualification is over 98% which is a testament to our teaching staff and facilities.

This latest version has replaced the 2382-12 qualification.

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Full Course Title: Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008 (2382-15)


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As a general rule candidates should have knowledge of electrical installation and electrical science. If you have no previous installation experience you may want  to attend our City & Guilds 4141 Installation Workshop before taking this 17th Edition course.

The course is primarily aimed at practising electricians and domestic installers, however it is also very popular with allied professionals such as contracts managers, designers, electrical engineers, consultants, surveyors, and other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of the IEE Wiring Regulations.

All candidates must be over 16 years old.

Why take this course?

Every electrician and domestic installer needs to stay up to date with the latest 17th Edition wiring regulations. As such this is possibly the most popular course we offer. Anyone looking to register with a competent persons scheme will need to prove they are up to date even if they have already completed a Level 3 NVQ.

As a specialist electrical trainer we are able to maintain a 98% pass rate on this course due to our exceptional teachers and facilities. This high pass rate also allows us to offer something no other centre does, a 100% money back guarantee if you do not pass the course. We have been delivering this course for years and although it is mainly theory based you can not beat real training in a real classroom. By training with other people in your class you will benefit from being able to ask relevant questions as well as finding the answers to many questions from your fellow students that you may not even thought of.

All students on this course will gain access to our online learning portal. If any amendments to the 17th edition are published we will update the the details in the learning portal giving you direct access to the most up to date information. There is no need to re-take or update your qualifcation for new amendments.

This course also forms part of the IET Centre of Excellence due to the quality of our training provision.


17th Edition Course Content:

This is a classroom based course. It is designed to bring you up to speed withal the latest 17th Edition wiring regulations including all the latest amendments. You will learn all the key regulations that you will find in day to day installations, as well as understand how to reference your regs book for the more obscure ones. The course then culminates in an open book multiple choice exam which allows 2 minutes to answer each question. This means you can take your copy of the BS7671 book into the exam and refer to it as and when required.

There are 7 units that make up the 17th Edition course relating:

Part 1 – Scope, object and fundamental principles

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

Part 8 - Appendices

This course does include the latest amendments such as:

Electromagnetic Disturbance

Surge Protection

Medical locations

Operating and Maintenance Gangways

What About Older 17th Edition Courses?

Please note that the City & Guilds 2382-10 and 2382-20 courses were discontinued in 2012. The 2382-12 will be available until July 2015 however we will be running the most up to date 2382-15 17th edition course from the 21/01/2015.






17th Edition Exams & Assessments

You will take a 2 hour online multiple choice exam on the third day of this course. You will be able to take your yellow 17th Edition Regulations book (BS 7671) into the exam with you and refer to it if need be. The timing of the exam means that you will have on average 2 minutes per question so a good overall knowledge of the 17th Edition regs plus a thorough understanding  of the book is a must.


"I have had to e-mail you to say what a great course I have just attended at your centre.  The tutor James had exceptional knowledge of the subject the 17th edition and made the course very interesting and fun compared to other course I have done at other colleges.   The centre is located in a good area and ease of access from the motorways and the facility's and staff very good and the good thing is that I passed the course!  Hooray thanks once again for a great experience" John Garwood 26/03/2015 17th Edition

" Very good tutor very impressed, thank you" Peter Johnson 06/11/13 17th edition

" Course tutor was extremely good at explaining the content with a good plan on teaching those who need extra help" Peter Clarke 02/12/13 17th Edition

17th Edition Text Books Required:

From the 21st January 2015 onwards you will need to purchase the new yellow book with the ISBN 978-1849197694. This book will be avaiable to buy in our Gatwick centre, however if you wish to purchase a book from us please contact us and purchase on the phone so we can ensure we have stock available for you. We can not guarantee the availability of the book for those who simply turn up needing one on the day of the course. 



Who needs the 17th edition?

Quite simply everyone working in electrical installation needs the 17th edition, installers and employers require it as do governing bodies.

What about the 3rd Amendment?

All students enrolled on this course gain access to our online learning portal. As and when an amendment is released we will add the details to the leraning portal so you can keep up to date. There is no requirement for you to re-take your qualification when an amendment is released.

What is the pass rate?

Our pass rate is 98% on this course.

Do I need any experience ? 

There are no formal entry requirements.


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