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17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations



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4 day course.



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What does this course involve?

The course will give you an introduction to the 17th Edition and the terminology used.

You will learn...

  • Classification of systems
  • Brief outline of the scope, object and fundamental requirements for safety
  • The concept of assessment of general characteristics
  • Basic protection against electric shock
  • Methods of protection under fault conditions
  • Determining the size of protective conductors
  • Other relevant earthing regulations i.e. over-riding minimum size of cpc
  • Conduit and trunking used as cpc
  • Earthing conductors buried in the ground etc
  • Bonding requirements
  • Protection Against overcurrent
  • Current carrying capacities of cables
  • Voltage drop
  • Short circuit currents
  • Isolation and switching
  • Identification notices
  • Selection and erection of wiring systems
  • Special installations
  • Inspection and testing


What qualifications do I need?

Applicants must be aged 16 or over. You will need to have previously completed Level 2 Electro-Technical qualification and have a good working knowledge of electrical installations.


Assessment will be by online test.

Fees & Costs

You will need to purchase a copy of the textbook BS7671 2008(2011) Requirements for Electrical Installations (IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition) costing approximately £85

The fees for this course are payable in full and there is no fee remission available. For confirmation of fees please contact Support Services on 01304 244332 (email:


You could progress on to the C&G 2394 Initial Verification of Electrical Installations (Level 3) or the C&G 2395 Periodic Inspection, Testing and Reporting of Electrical Installations (Level 3) courses.

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