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BS 7671:2008 Incl. Amendment 3 (2015) 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
2 hours
towards your CPD

An update to the changes introduced by Amendment 3

Commencing 1st July 2015, new installations must be designed to comply with Amendment 3.

By completing this course you will understand the requirements of Amendment 3, 2015, as applied to BS7671:2008 incl. Amendment 3 (2015) Requirements for Electrical Installations.

This is a convenient, cost effective online alternative to face to face classroom training:

  • Accessed via the internet from your home or workplace
  • Flexible delivery - available at a time and place to suit you
  • Arranged into short bite-sized interactive e-learning modules
  • Includes revision practice test to ensure you are ready for the exam
  • Final examination taken at an approved test centre
  • For £50 + VAT you receive:

    • Online e-learning course (login emailed automatically on completion of online sales purchase)

Course Details

Lesson Plan

The sections covered include:

  • Introduction to BS 7671:2008
  • Part 1 Scope, object and fundamental principles
  • Part 2 Definitions
  • Part 3 Assessment of general characteristics
  • Part 4 Protection for safety
  • Part 5 Selection and erection of equipment
  • Part 6 Inspection and testing
  • Part 7 Special installations or locations
  • Appendices

Target Audience

This qualification is primarily aimed at practicing electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals e.g. electrical engineers, contracts managers, designers, consultants, surveyors, and other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IEE Wiring Regulations.


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


This course has been produced through a partnership between NICEIC, ELECSA, ECA and Virtual College. A Virtual College certificate can be printed by the learner upon completion of the course.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification. It is expected that candidates will have basic knowledge of electrical science.

What our customers have said

The module was easy to understand and well presented.
08/02/2017 CS
Very simple to understand and navigate
14/10/2015 SB
I thought it was very informative
12/10/2015 PG
Great service, easy to use, and can do it from home
20/09/2015 AB
I find this on-line format very convenient as it fits around my working hours.
31/08/2015 MN
Good value for money, the training can be done out of work hours meaning you will not loose time off work
09/08/2015 DO
The Course enabled me to complete the course at a time that better fitted in with my working arrangements. The module was good with the audio reading as well, as this enabled me to concentrate more on the information that needed to be learnt
ML 25/07/2015
I liked that you could run through the module at your own pace and take the time to absorb the information properly, without feeling the need to skip through and rush it
LP 20/07/2015
The layout of the system and unit modules were very clear and easy to follow. Also the audio was very clear and helped me to stay focus and concentrated
DB 27/06/2015
The module was very easy to access and use. I purchased the course at work, studied at home and could take the tests later on after either studying again are feeling ready to do so
DB 04/06/2015
Very informative and a good tool to give to employees as an employer to satisfy training and understanding of workmanship to BS7671
NR 13/05/2015
Clear definitions of what has changed and why. Very informative and easy access at Home
SO 12/05/2015
I found Puffin app. for iPad and found it easier to complete on iPad rather than PC
AG 29/04/2015
I used the same system for 17th edition which saved me time and I found it easy to use
SH 11/04/2015
It is simple, professional and intuitive. I particularly like the ability to pause the learning experience, log back in, and return to the exact point at which I paused, by clicking a single button
SK 08/04/2015
Excellent system, very easy to use, very clear, allows you a second chance to pick up your mistakes. Really enjoyed it. You can do it anywhere. Wonderful system. I am so proud of the inventor of this idea
SO 13/03/2015
it was specific for what i needed and had no extra bits added that were not relevant
GM 04/03/2015
It gave clear and concise information about the changes implemented in bs7671 amd 3. An excellent personal learning tool. Particularly liked the voice over along with the on screen information
GB 25/02/2015

Cost and Discounts

£349 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

* please note: your information may be shared between the Virtual College and NICEIC for the purpose of administration, monitoring and evaluation, to help keep the course current and up-to-date.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 2 hours.

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