Course Overview

18th Edition Update Course Gloucester

If you work with electrics then you will need to know all about the IET’s 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. This Gloucester based course is delivered at regular intervals to cater for anyone who needs to gain this essential electrical qualification. The City and Guilds 2382-18 18th Edition Update is a one-day bridging course for all those who have previously obtained their 17th Edition 2382-15 City & Guilds Certificate.

To take the update course you will need to show evidence that you have recently gained the 17th Edition with Amendment 3 Certificate.

The 2382-18 course replaces all previous editions of the Wiring Regulation courses.


Course Details

Course Details

Course Duration: 1 Day

Location: Premier Inn – Wigsworth Hotel, Tewkesbury Road, Gloucester, GL2 9PG

Certification Gained: City & Guilds 2382-18 Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: 2018 (2018)

Assessment: Candidates will be expected to complete a two-hour, 60 question examination at the end of the course.

Recommended Reading:  Attendees should own a copy of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations  (Blue Book).

This Classroom based course does not include any practical work. The content will cover a summary of the changes, updates and amendments made between the old 17th Edition and the new 18th Edition. Some of the areas included are:

  • Protection against electric shock, thermal effects, voltage disturbances and electromagnetic disturbances.
  • Devices for isolation and switching
  • Selection and erection of wiring systems
  • Protection, isolation, switching, control and monitoring
  • Devices for protection against overvoltage
  • Earthing arrangements and protective conductors
  • Onshore units of electrical shore connections for inland navigation
  • Energy efficiency

Course Suitability


This course is only suitable for those who have recently taken the 17th Edition (C&G 2382-15) with Amendment 3 as this course only focusses on the changes between the two editions. Proof of your qualification will be required before you can enrol in this course. If you have not got this qualification then you will need to take the Full version of this course the 18th Edition 3 day course.

Progression and Development

Once you have gained the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations qualification you are well placed to go on and study a variety of electrical inspection and testing courses and other domestic electrical qualifications.

Essential Readings

Reading Material

You will be required to bring along with you a copy of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations Book. This is also referred to as the Blue Book.

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