This course is designed for domestic installers and teaches you some key practical skills such as how to terminate SWA cable as well as how to install domestic EV charging points.
This 4 day course is designed specifically for Domestic Installer who wish to learn how to install, fault find and inspect and test domestic car charging points. With the recent announcements from the government regarding petrol and diesel cars it is estimated that by 2020 there will be 1.2 million electric cars on the road and by 2030 50% of vehicles produced will be either electric or plug-in hybrid .
This course has been designed to give you in-depth knowledge and practical experience to be able to take advantage of this rapidly growing and exciting new market.
Please note if you are fully qualified Level 3 electrician then you may want to take this 2 day course.
Full Course Title: Level 3 Award In Domestic Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
Who is the Domestic Electric Car Charging Equipment Installation Course for?
This course is specifically designed for domestic installers looking to upgrade their knowledge and to understand how to install electric car and vehicle charging equipment allowing them to add an additional revenue stream to their business.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however we do expect you to meet the following requirements:
Minimum age 18 years old (mandatory)
Must be able to carry out the following competencies:
Be able to install electrics in a domestic setting
Be able to carry out an initial verification (inspection and testing) on an electrical installation and complete the necessary paperwork.
Be up to date with the latest Building Regulations requirements
Be up to date with the latest wiring regulations (Highly recommended but not compulsory)
As a general guide our Bronze course would be the minimum training needed if you are not already working in industry.
Why take this course?
Currently there is an increasing demand for new electric vehicle charging points but too few installers to roll them out. This is already a booming market which is due to get much bigger in the near future. By arming yourself with a new skill such as electric vehicle charging installation you will be getting in early on a sector which should prove to be very lucrative in coming years. The Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market Report – UK 2016-2020 Analysis predicts the infrastructure market to more than double by 2020. See the graph below:
Domestic Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation Course Content:
On this course you will learn about:
how to install and terminate steel wire armoured cable and PVC cable
key requirements relating to electric vehicle charging equipment
the advantages and disadvantages of different types of electric vehicle charging arrangements and equipment
the preparation for design and installation of electric vehicle charging equipment
how to plan and prepare for the design and installation of electric vehicle charging equipment in domestic locations
how to install electric vehicle charging equipment for domestic locations
requirements for inspection, testing, commissioning and handover of electric vehicle charging equipment
how to carry out inspection, testing, commissioning and handover of electric vehicle charging equipment in domestic locations
As a specialist on electrical and renewable courses you can be sure of first class facilities and teaching when you attend this course.
The following methods of assessment will be used for this qualification.
On-line multiple choice tests, using e-volve
The knowledge requirements will be tested through an on-line multiple choice test and the practical requirements will be assessed through the assignment.
Text Books Required:
We stock books in our Gatwick & Warrington centres. We can also supply books for central London courses if you call us in advance to purchase them. To buy books please call 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448 or alternatively you can visit the links below and purchase directly from Amazon:
Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
M62 / M6 Warrington
Our Northern training facility is based just off the M62 at Birchwood Park. This facility is brand new for 2016. As such it offers brand new classrooms and state of the art technology in order to deliver the best possible training experience. As per our other training centres we offer bright airy classrooms with comfortable seating and even a lake across the road. This new centre means we now offer a full range of electrical courses for students from Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and all over the North West.
London Gatwick, South East
Our head office centres redefine standards in training provision with 7,500 square metres of bright and spacious teaching areas. It’s a world away from the drafty warehouses that some competitors use! It is perfectly placed to deliver electrical course to students from Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London and all over the South East.