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This course was for domestic installers and electricians who have already passed their 16th edition wiring regs. This was a short course that bridges the gap between the 16th & 17th edition regulations.



This 1 day update course was for those electricians who already have their 16th Editions Regulations.

It was an intensive one day update course that bought you up to current 17th Edition regulations. However it has been discontinued by City & Guilds. 


Why Take this 17th Edition Update courses?

This course aims to update delegates on the significant differences between the 16th and 17th editions. It will, therefore focus on the main additions and alterations that have been incorporated in the BS 7671 2008 (17th) edition.

It is intended to ensure that they are conversant with the format, content and the application of the current edition of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008 (17th edition).

It should be noted that limited instruction will be provided on existing requirements an electrical science.

Is this course right for me?

Your suitability for this course will depend on your existing electrical qualifications (see entry requirements below.)

This course and qualification is suitable for practising electricians, domestic electrical installers, contract managers, allied trades and other related trades with a good working knowledge of 16th Edition Wiring regs, who have already achieved the City & Guilds Certificate 16th Edition (BS 7671: 2001) (2381) or recognized equivalent to the City & Guilds 2381 since June 2001.

You only need to update your knowledge and attend our 1 day course and take the online test. This updated qualification is called the 2382-20.

If your 2381 qualification was obtained prior to June 2001 you will need to attend the full 3 Day 17th Edition Courses and take the online test.

City & Guilds 2382-20 Course content:

The course consists of classroom instruction and culminates in a multiple choice online test covering the underpinning knowledge relating to the content and application of BS 7671 17th Edition. The exam is 'open book', which means that during the one hour exam you will be able to refer to the 17th edition book.

There are eight units that make up the course relating to Parts 1-7 and the Appendices of BS 7671:2008:

Scope, object and fundamental principles


Assessment of general characteristics

Protection for safety

Selection and erection of equipment

Inspection and testing

Special installations or locations


Entry requirements:

To take this course you should have one of the following qualifications:

City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: Since June 2001 (2381), otherwise known as 16th edition


City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Installation (Building and Structures) (2330-07)


City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrical Maintenance (2330-08)


City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Electrical Installation Part Two (2360) (from January 1st 2004 onwards only)

You will need to provide evidence of your qualifications i.e  A City & Guilds certificate (an original not a copy)

If you do not have evidence of your qualification you cannot sit the online exam.

Successful learners can progress to the Inspection, Testing, Design and Certification of Electrical Installations (2392).




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