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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.

£495Inc VAT & Fees


This was the last 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 IET 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.

Please note that the 18th Edition will be launched on the 1st July 2018. For details and dates please click here.

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 and 5 day building regs course before taking this 17th Edition course.

The course is primarily aimed at practicing 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?

100 percent money back

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.

iet centre of excellence

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 qualification 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 some 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.

Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessment on this course


" The tutor shared a huge amount of knowledge with us. I found him extremely helpful and easy to understand. His explanations of subjects were clear and concise. " Alison Wood 15/06/2015 17th edition

" Excellent experience. Trade Skills 4U will be my call for any future training!" Robert Whalley 15/05/2015 17th Edition

"The tutor James is outstanding" James Cormack 10/06/2015 17th Edition

"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 courses 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

"Kevin is an excellent tutor, I would come back again to attend one of his courses in the future." - Michael 17/02/2016 17th Edition

"Mark had the experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to deliver the subject. I would highly recommend him as a tutor" Mark 25/04/2016 17th Edition

"Mark was very informative and helpful. He gave me all the necessary knowledge to pass the exam." Christian 27/06/2016 17th Edition

17th Edition Text Books Required:

We stock books in our Gatwick & Warrington centres. We can also supply books for central London courses if you call us in advance to purchase them. To buy books please call 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448 or alternatively you can visit the links below and purchase directly from Amazon:




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 learning 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.

Is there any homework?

It is not mandatory, however students looking to pass first time may wish to set aside a couple of hours each evening to review course notes and revise.



London Gatwick, South East

Our head office centres redefine standards in training provision with 7,500 square metres of bright and spacious teaching areas. It’s a world away from the drafty warehouses that some competitors use! It is perfectly placed to deliver electrical course to students from Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London and all over the South East.

Central London, Euston House

Our Euston training facility in central London is easily accessible by train. Located at directly opposite Euston station surrounded by numerous cafes, bars, banks and much more.

M62 / M6 Warrington

Our Northern training facility is based just off the M62 at Birchwood Park. This facility is brand new for 2016. As such it offers brand new classrooms and state of the art technology in order to deliver the best possible training experience. As per our other training centres we offer bright airy classrooms with comfortable seating and even a lake across the road. This new centre means we now offer a full range of electrical courses for students from Manchester, Liverpool, Bolton and all over the North West.

On site or In House at Your Premises

We can can come to you for certain courses. If you have suitable facilities why not take the stress out of training a group of students by arranging for us to train at your own premises. You will still receive the absolute best training possible. For more information call 01293 529777 now to see if we can help.

Central London, Bishopsgate

99 Bishopsgate is a short walk from Liverpool Street station with it's many food outlets and shops. It's a fantastic modern and clean facility in a very central location.

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