Why take the 1 Day 18th Edition Update Course (Virtual Classroom Only)?

If you gained your 17th edition after the 1st January 2015 then you can take this shorter update course. This is our Virtual classroom version meaning you attend a live class online from the comfort of your own home. 

Remember we also offer a range of E-Learning, In Centre and other 18th Edition Course options here.

We have specifically adapted this course to make it more suitable for the Virtual classroom. You will benefit from live tuition from one of our experienced tutors to give you the best of both worlds. The cost of this course does not include the exam. You can simply book this for £75 inc VAT when you feel ready.

Qualification Title: Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: 2018 (2382-18)

Course overview

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have completed a 17th Edition course since the 3rd amendment was launched in January 2015. If you feel you are up to speed with the last amendment you can still take this course but our money back guarantee wont apply unless you hold the a 17th edition qualification with the code C&G 2382-15.

Why take a VCT course?

  • It’s a real classroom in virtual reality, a real interactive class of fellow students. Importantly they cannot see you nor you them.
  • You can see and hear the tutor, he can see and hear you, you can see his virtual whiteboard.
  • You can speak to him, ask questions, and hear other students.
  • The VCT system is configured so that your privacy is under your control, you can mute, disable your camera (whilst you grab a coffee or comfort break)
  • We have several breaks during the teaching day so fatigue is reduced.
  • The difference from a real classroom, it’s in your own home, no travelling necessary.
  • Quality focused learning. The VCT teaches you the theory element of your course, if relevant the workshop practicals and exams are held separately at your convenience, when you’re ready.
  • VCT is the modern method of teaching, its impressive, it’s the future!

18th Edition Course Content:

This course mainly focuses on the changes to the 17th Edition since the third amendment plus how to navigate the latest blue book. Topics covered are:

  • Scope, object and fundamental principles
  • Definitions
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Protection for safety
  • Selection and erection of equipment
  • Inspection and testing
  • Special installations or locations
  • Appendices

The course is not designed to cover every regulation in the book. It will teach you how to best reference your book in relation to situations you will face in your working life.

18th Edition Exams & Assessments

Once complete you can book your 2 hour multiple choice open book exam for just . This can be booked in at any of our 13 locations nationwide. Simply call 01293 529777 to arrange this when you feel ready.

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

Course Book Required

We stock some books in our main centres, however we can not guarantee stock availability unless you call us in advance to purchase the books. To buy books please call 01293 529777.

BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (blue) - ISBN 978-1785611704

Our locations

As well as the having multiple large sites, we also have a number of sites dedicated to delivering the 18th edition wiring regulations & PAT Testing courses.

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Phoenix House has raised the bar for electrical training centres in the UK. The centre is just East of Leeds situated just off of the M1 / A1. This makes it easily accessible from Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Harrogate and all over Yorkshire.

Phoenix House, Hawthorn Park, Coal Road, Leeds, West Yorks, LS14 1PQ
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Our Northern training facility is situated just off Junction 10 of the M62 at Birchwood Park and is very accessible from towns such as Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool and Chester.

Unit B, The Beacons, Warrington Road, Birchwood, WA3 6WY
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We currently offer 18th edition courses from Newcastle just north of the City Centre. We are based a just a short drive from Newcastle and Sunderland. However watch this space as we will add any new courses on offer to this page as they become available.

Holiday Inn, Jesmond Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE2 1PR
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Our brand new centre opened in July 2019 offering a full range of electrical courses  for those based in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton and all over the midlands region. The new centre is based in Westwood Business Park right next...

Rowan House, Westwood Way, Coventry, West Mids, CV4 8HS
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Our Hertfordshire PAT Testing and 18th edition courses are delivered from the University of Hertfordshire Campus. This makes it easily accessible from North London, Hertfordshire, Essex and the home counties.

Business Park, The Fielder Centre, Hatfield Ave, Hatfield AL10 9TP
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Our Mitre Court and Explorer 2 Facilities are just 2 minutes south of Gatwick Airport and are easily accessible by car, bus and train. They are comfortable, light and airy environments in which students can learn a wide range of practical and theory based skills.

Mitre Court, Fleming Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9JY
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London Euston

Our centre in Central London is based right next to Euston Station. We currently offer a few electrical courses from Central London. We do offer more courses from our London Gatwick Centres which are easily accessible b...

Euston House, 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD
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Located right on the M4 our Maidenhead facility is easily commutable from West London, Reading, Slough, Windsor, Bracknell, Wokingham and all along the M4 corridor. We currently provide 18th edition courses from this location.

Holiday Inn, Manor Lane, Berkshire, Maidenhead SL6 2RA
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We deliver electrical training for the South West from our Bristol Facility which is located right on the M4 and M5 junction . This makes it easily commutable from Bristol, Bath, Gloucester, Wales and the South West.

Aztec Hotel & Spa, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4TS
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We offer 18th edition courses from Peterborugh just of the A1 and easily accessible by car from the East of England.

Holiday Inn, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SG
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New 18th edition course in Hull for 2020. Easily accessible and offered in some great clean bright and airy facilities.

Mecure Grange Park, Grange Park Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6EA
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18th edition courses from Carlisle new for 2020. Easily accessible by road and rail.

Crown & Mitre Hotel, 4 English Street, Carlisle, CA3 8HZ
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We have launched 18th edition courses in Southampton. At present it is mainly the 3 day 18th edition course that is available in this location but we may well be adding more course types in the near future. You can also do an online 18th edition course and then take an exam in...

Mercure Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Southampton, SO14 2HN
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