BS7671

18th Edition Electricians Online Training

28 July 2018

How does 18th Edition online training for electricians work? Studying the 18th Edition without missing out on work and at your own pace is an attractive option for many busy electricians. All the training is taken through your browser window. There is no face-to-face sessions with instructors. You can usually revisit the training material at […]

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18th Edition Regs Updates

26 March 2018

Here’s an overview of the main changes covered in the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations. There are also many additional minor changes throughout the regs that are not in the list below. You’ll no doubt hear about 18th update courses in the coming months. More books and guides coming! BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations […]

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SparkSafe-Electricans Licence To Practice Schemes – A Dogs Breakfast?

18 March 2018

One of many comments we’ve received regarding SparkSafe and other schemes… Firstly , I am a plumber and heating engineer, I was brought up on heating and electrics. HAD to become registered and ‘electrically qualified’ in 2005 (Party P) Firstly on Corgi defined scope scheme, then migrated to NAPIT and they ‘made’ me do 2391, […]

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SparkSafe- Do We Need Another Scheme?

3 March 2018

Do We Need Yet Another Registration Scheme? We already have JIB ECS cards, several Part P domestic registration bodies, the NIC EIC and ECA Certsure covering domestic and commercial works. So will one more electrical licensing scheme just add to the confusion? SparkSafe – A Different Take? We know that electrical work covers a wide […]

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Is your ECS Gold Card worthless?

15 November 2017

Is the ECS Gold card worthless? Three things have happened recently that have made me consider credibility of the ECS Gold card for both electricians and clients. I’ve learned that a particular large building contractor in London is not accepting the ECS Gold card as proof of qualifications. Although they are shown on the ECS […]

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18th Edition Updates- Electrodes to Supplement a Distributor’s Earth Facility

28 October 2017

What’s coming in the 18th Edition? Electrodes to Supplement a Distributor’s Earth Facility. The second update in a series covering some of the proposed changes and additions that are likely to be included in the 18th Edition Regs. Keep abreast of these proposals so they won’t be such a surprise when the new 18th Edition comes along! Some significant […]

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18th Edition Updates- RCDs and Definitions

17 September 2017

What’s coming in the 18th Edition? – RCDs and new Definitions. The first update in a series covering some of the proposed changes and additions that are likely to be included in the 18th Edition Regs. It won’t be such a surprise when you sit the new 18th Edition if you’ve an idea of what’s in […]

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18th Edition Wiring Regs Preview

26 June 2017

The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations is proposed to be published in July 2018 and in force in January 2019. The significant changes from the 17th edition will cover: Protection Against Overvoltage- Lightning and required Risk Assessments Protection Against Fire- AFDDs Heating Cables and Embedded Heating Systems- Documentation and Metallic Grid Energy Efficiency- […]

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