EAL Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018


This award gives the learner an understanding of the application of the IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.  It provides a facility for individuals working in the electrotechnical sector to develop and/or enhance their knowledge of the Requirements for Electrical Installation.

Learners must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements for the qualifications. However, learners must have the potential to achieve all aspects of the qualification. In particular, learners should be able to demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numerary required for the completion of the learning outcomes and the assessment.

Personnel involved in the electrotechnical sector such as electricians, designers and inspectors who wish to update their knowledge to the IET Wiring Regulations Eighteenth Edition.

Learners who wish to gain an understanding of BS 7671.


The learner will be assessed against this qualification by one 60 question on-screen multiple choice exam. Grading for this qualification: Pass/Fail.

The qualification covers the full content of BS 7671: IET Wiring Regulations Eighteenth Edition. The Regulations apply to the design, erection and verification of electrical installations, and also additions and alterations to existing installations.

The award comprises of one unit which has 35 Guided Learning Hours (GLH). It has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) 40 hours (notational time required by the learner to complete the qualification).

City & Guilds: 2382
Located in: Electrotechnical