What you need to know about the 18th Edition

The 18th Edition (BS 7671) is due to be published on 1st July 2018. There is a lot of speculation still surrounding the content of the 18th Edition, however, the transition from 17th Edition 3rd Amendment to 18th Edition will follow the same principles as previous amendments.

Read the latest summary of changes to the BS 7671:2018 (18th Edition) from the IET here: Summary of Major changes for 18th Edition – IET

We have also put together the answers to some frequently asked questions and what you need to be aware of when the new standards are released in July 2018

Electrical Work and Assessments

Q. What does this mean for the electrical work I am carrying out?

Q. What to do between July 2018 and January 2019?


Q. When is 18th Edition published?

Q. When can I buy a copy of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations? 

Q. Do I need to have a copy of the new book by July 2018?


Q. Will I need additional training or new qualifications?

Q. What happens to any training I have already booked?


Q. What should I do with old certificates?