The IET 18th Edition is the essential publication for all professionals working in the electrical industry, due for publication in July 2018.

It forms the national standard to which all new and amended electrical installations in the UK are to comply. The IET urges all electrical professionals to ensure they are familiar with the changes before the new requirements come into force from January 2019.

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Those working on the design, installation and inspection and testing of wiring systems will need to be prepared for the changes in order to remain compliant as some of the changes will affect most electrical installation work. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Additions to the scope of BS 7671
  • Changes to the disconnection times for certain circuits
  • Further requirements for circuit protection in domestic dwellings
  • Considerations for Arc Fault Detection in many installations
  • Supporting of wiring systems
  • Inspection and testing procedures.

All learners and industry professionals should be working to the latest industry standards. The IET 18th Edition enables you to:

  • Know about the new guidance on Arc Fault Detection Devices for rented accommodation
  • Be up to date on the latest requirements for disconnection times
  • Know you are installing equipment to the latest standards
  • Understand the changes required for fixing cabling in all installations
  • Know the changes to Residual Current-Device (RCD) protection
  • Have the confidence installations meet new standards for ever changing technologies
  • Know staff are working to the latest standards
  • Be able to give the most up to date advice when carrying out Periodic Inspection and Tests
  • Ensure that prospective employers know you are working to the latest standards
  • Meet the Statutory Regulations applicable to most electrical installations
  •  Electricians and experienced workers within the electrical Industry