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  • NICEIC, the UK's leading certification body for the building services industry, successfully completes a week-long BS 7671:2018 Amendment 2 UK tour
  • Visiting 31 venues across the UK, the technical and regional teams summarise the fundamental changes introduced in the Amendment
  • NICEIC also delivers two special broadcasts of the hit webinar series THE WIRE
  • Reaching over 5,000 contractors, NICEIC's FREE and EXCLUSIVE Amendment 2 activities underline their commitment to technical integrity, raising standards and supporting registrants

NICEIC, the UK's leading certification body for the electrotechnical industry, has wrapped up its week-long series of events to support the introduction of Amendment 2 of BS 7671:2018.  Completing a 31-stop UK tour and delivering two Amendment 2 special broadcasts of their hit technical webinar series, THE WIRE NICEIC reached an impressive 5,000 contractors. 

Timed to coincide with the release of Amendment 2 of BS 7671:2018 which was published on
March 28th, these FREE and EXCLUSIVE CPD certified events were hosted by NICEIC technical experts and local assessors. Delivering a technical overview of the update the teams were on hand to answer questions and network with contractors.  
"We are extremely encouraged by the high turn-out seen at our Amendment 2 events," said John O’Neill NICEIC's Technical Director
"We would like to thank the thousands of contractors who took the time to join us either in person or online. However you chose to receive the information, we were delighted to see so many of you invest time in your technical learning.

“If we missed you this week, don't worry, a recording of THE WIRE episode will be available via our on-demand service shortly."

Covering the fundamental changes brought in by the Amendment, the sessions discussed the new requirement for Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs), a new chapter on Prosumer's Low Voltage Electrical Installations and much more.  

When asked about the live event he attended in Exeter, Nicholas Clemens of Clemens Electrical Contractors said:

“This was a fantastic event and well worth attending. The presenters were excellent and provided a comprehensive, easy to follow summary of the new Amendment.  It was also great to catch up with other contractors in my area, and the NICEIC team.”

Amendments such as this are incredibly detailed, and for those looking for in-depth training, NICEIC does have training courses available, to find out more please visit www.niceic.com.
In addition to the courses and publications on offer, NICEIC will also continue to support registrants by delivering a range of additional CPD material through Connections magazine and their GET TECHNICAL newsletters, watch this space for more details.

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