Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018 (18th Edition) (Level 3)

Qualification Title

BPEC Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018

Qualification Code Credits Guided Learning Hours




Support Information

Purpose Statement

Letter of Support – Oxford Energy Academy


Assessment Information

This Level 3 qualification requires the completion of one centre based knowledge assessment that is administered via an online multi-choice open book examination.

Unit Details

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit:

F/617/1506 – Understand the Requirements of Electrical Installations BS7671:2018


None applicable. However, a basic knowledge of electrical science would be beneficial.

Further Information

This qualification is aimed at practicing electricians, including designers, installers and inspectors.

The knowledge gained would also be useful to all professionals involved within the Electrical Industry, for example surveyors, building services engineers and consultants who would like to update their knowledge and understanding of the IET Wiring Regulations BS7671 (18th Edition).

Finally, any person (whom is aged 16 years or older) wishing to gain an understanding of the current version of the IET Wiring Regulations BS7671:2018 (18th Edition).

Useful Information

Qualification Specification

Additional information on the 18th Edition can be found by following this link to the ECS (Electrotechnical Certification Scheme)

Centres wishing to deliver this qualification should contact

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