Award in the Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings


This qualification is for learners who wish to obtain an understanding of the of the building
regulations and approved documents which are applicable to electrical installations
in dwellings. It covers the requirements in both England and Wales, and follows the
Electrician’s Guide to the Building Regulations published by the IET

Learners must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements
for this qualification; however centres should ensure that the learners have the
potential to achieve the qualification. Learners must have the minimum levels
of literacy and numerary to complete the learning outcomes and assessment.
It is recommended that learners have an understanding of the requirements of
BS 7671 and are working in the electrical industry.

Learners who wish to understand the requirements of applicable
Building Regulations (including Part P) in relation to electrical work in
dwellings in England and Wales.

Learners who are already familiar with the requirements of BS 7671 in
relation to electrical work in dwellings.


The learners knowledge and understanding of applicable Building Regulations and Approved Documents as augmented in the IET Electrician’s Guide to the Building Regulations.

Located in: Electrotechnical