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I am trying to get 18th edition certificate and booked a 3 days course and ordered the blue book. Once the book arrive us, I will start to study and my course will start on 1st July. I am new in England. Before I came to England, I worked 5 years in Turkey and 6 months in Italy as...
I have just finished a rewire of a 1 bed house and just have the board left to install. I am a qualified sparky but now work as a project manger so haven’t carried out much domestic work in the last couple of years. I know that the requirements for installing consumer units has now...
I’ve got my 18th edition course next week, just wondered if there were any past papers floating around or if there are example questions?
Just been a while since I’ve been in the classroom so wanted to try and prepare.
does anyone know about anything in the 18th edition and the requirement to upgrade consumer units when electric hobs are replaced?
i had a customer ask me about it this morning.
Well sat the 18th today and passed top of my class(8 people) with 90% so I'm happy with that:).Most people on my course got between 70-80%.One lad only got 60%:(
I did find the 18th exam harder than the 17th in which way the questions were worded.Also there seemed to be trick questions put in...
Currently looking to do my 18th is edition but due to work and having time off I think I’m going to go down the online course route.
Which course did you guys choose if you went down the online route ?
I admit to not taking too much notice of the 18th edition changes as I only took my 18th exam last week (no excuses I am not a good spark like most on here).
I have a flat to do that needs the lighting circuit rewired, but being the ceilings are like concrete and the owners don't want major...
We're interested in what changes you've made to become 18th edition compliant.
We want to ensure we're stocking what you need most at Electrical2Go.
So Overload and Surge Protection...
Are you buying fully populated 18th Edition boards? Or buying cheaper boards and adapting?
I got quite a bit of advice on my last question so just thought id ask for help again. I'm a electrician planning on moving to Scotland in a few months. I have to complete the 18th Edition course and as im working full time and living in Ireland still i plan to do it online and then...
Can anyone help as I have taken my 18th edition but the employer I took it with has refused to send the certificate.
They have sent an email of the certificate and I have forwarded this to ECS to update my card but they have put this on hold, for some reason. I no longer work for this company...
I Just did my 18th edition exam and I will share my thoughts with those that haven't yet taken it, and although I ordered the 18th bs7671 book last summer, it sat in a cupboard still wrapped in the cardboard it was delivered in until about 5-6 days before my exam. I watched the sparkyninji...
I'm rewiring my brothers house tomorrow. Can someone tell me if the new 18th edition allows me to use the plastic cable clips to secure the cables to joists etc?
Or do I have to replace them with metal ones?
Ive search the forums and cannot find a conclusive answer.
I have been reading my New Regs Book today (Thank you sam400) and the IET BSI changes within BS7671:2018.
Now it says 'chapter 42 protection against thermal effects:- New regulation 421.1.7 recommending installation of arc fault devices...
Just had my NICEIC inspection and said I haven't done the course yet and do I need it.
He said no hurry, sometime this year will do. Worth doing in case one of your customers ask if you have got it.
Now it all seemed a bit vague as if they do not know if we must have it.
What are your feelings?
Went to fit new light fittings in a loft conversion today.
The existing ceramic half moon uplights were installed using 2 core flex buried in the plaster going I know not where!
I've come across 2 core systems in old peabody trust estates that where complient as long as double insulated fittings...
I am having problems with the new software and wondered if perhaps a wiser head than mine can help me work around the problem
Basically the new software is rubbish and the NICEIC couldn't be less helpful and it took 3 phone calls for the relevant department to admit to their being a problem -...
Has anyone used virtual college to do the 18th edition course? I have completed the course on their website and am trying to now book my test but all they have done is put me into contact with the NICEIC.