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New Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector e-Learning Course

18th August 2020 Training

In light of the release of the new Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020, we have added a host of resources to RIAMS Libraries and published a new e-learning course examining the provisions of these regulations and the duties of both landlords and local housing authorities.

Coming into force on 1 June 2020 and applicable in England, these regulations apply to new tenancies (including renewals) from 1 July 2020 and for all existing tenancies from 1 April 2021. Two essential duties are placed on landlords; firstly, electrical installations meet the requirements of British Standard 7671 during the period of the residential tenancy and secondly, every electrical installation is inspected and tested at intervals of no more than 5 years unless otherwise specified.

The Electrical Safety Standards bring new responsibilities for local housing authorities and this course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need. By completing this training, you will:

  • Understand the background and main objectives of the regulations;
  • Understand the general duties of housing landlords under the regulations;
  • Appreciate the duties placed on the local housing authority and how to use the various enforcement tools.

As with our other e-learning courses, this can be completed at your own pace and on completion, each candidate will receive a certificate with credit for one-hour core CPD. To read the full summary and book your place, click here.

As mentioned above, this course complements resources recently added to the Housing library on RIAMS. They can be accessed following the file path: Housing / Procedures / Electrical Safety. Delegates who complete the course, work in local authority and who do not already have access to RIAMS (or the relevant library), will receive two weeks free access to see the scope of what is available.