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Requirements for Electrical Installations (Level 3 Award)

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Course Overview

Entry requirements

You will be expected to be working in the construction industry or have relevant experience.

Information

This City and Guilds course will enable you to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the current IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition known as BS7671 2018 requirements for electrical installations.

Course Learning Areas:
  • Scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671: 2018
  • Electrical definitions
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Requirements of protection for electrical safety
  • Selection and erection of equipment
  • Electrical testing and inspection
  • Specialist installations or locations
  • Use of information within the BS7671 2018 appendices

Assessment includes a 2 hour on-line multi-choice examination including:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Protection against fire-installation of arc fault detection devices
  • Protection against transient over voltage

All theory is supported by a computer based learning platform which can be accessed via a smartphone, computer or tablet. This platform contains all the course materials required for the course and fully supports students by providing an interactive learning program for the whole course.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You willl study BS7671 - electrcial reguatlions.

Further Information

Following this course you candidates can progress into employment, though not as a fully qualified electrician. Alternatively progress to the following City and Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations
  • Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations.

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