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Project 18

Helping your business with the

18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations
 

#Project18 is a member-focused initiative from ECA that aims to raise awareness of the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations and to help members with the changes.

Please note: a corrigendum to BS 7671:2018 has been issued, highlighting eleven corrections. This can be read here: BS 7671 December 2018 Corrigendum

Bitesize videos on the 18th Edition

Watch our bitesize video guides on various aspects of the 18th Edition, hosted by ECA's Gary Parker.

Part 1 - In this first video of six, Gary gives you an overview of the History & Implementations, New definitions and Protection for Safety.

Part 2 - Marc Gaunt from Eaton, gives an overview of AFDDS covering its background, statistics and how to interpret the 18th Edition recommendations

To watch all of ECA's #Project18 videos, please visit our YouTube channel.

18th Edition now in full effect

18th Edition now in full effect

02 Jan 2019

The 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, also known as BS 7671, came into full effect on 1 January 2019. The changes were first introduced in July 2018.

18th edition: important new ESC card dates...

18th edition: important new ESC card dates...

08 Aug 2018

Following the introduction of BS7671:2018, there will be a transition period until 1 January 2019 where both the 17th and 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations qualification will be accepted for an ECS Registered Electrician application.

Major ECA #Project18 roadshow - additional seats added!

Major ECA #Project18 roadshow - additional seats added!

31 May 2018

Event series will inform ECA members of the key changes in the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. This page will be regularly updated with new roadshow dates, venues and other key information.

#Project18, summary of the changes to the Wiring Regulations has been released

#Project18, summary of the changes to the Wiring Regulations has been released

07 Mar 2018

The official list of changes to the 18th Edition ‘IET Wiring Regulations’ – otherwise known as BS 7671 – has just been announced.

Survey:  Just 1 in 7 firms back new energy efficiency rules

Survey: Just 1 in 7 firms back new energy efficiency rules

17 Aug 2017

ECA survey findings show major opposition to draft 18th Edition of BS 7671

Survey - Just 1 in 16 firms support Wiring Regulations changes

Survey - Just 1 in 16 firms support Wiring Regulations changes

24 Jul 2017

ECA survey findings show major opposition to draft 18th Edition of BS 7671

ECA backs ECS plans to embrace 18th edition

ECA backs ECS plans to embrace 18th edition

19 Apr 2017

Plans are underway to incorporate the forthcoming 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations into the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, to allow ECS cardholders to demonstrate their continuing professional development.

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