C&G 2919-02 Domestic EV / Car Charging Point Installation Course
Existing Electrician, Domestic Installers
Why take the C&G 2919-02 Domestic EV / Car Charging Point Installation Course?
This 2 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.
Course Snapshot: 2 days course, mainly theory based covering EV charging point installation. Unlike many others it includes the C&G qualification and assessments. Can be used to register for OLEV grants.
Full Course Title: Level 3 Award In Domestic Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
Our partnership with Rolec means that on passing this course you will be eligible to be registered on their approved installers scheme. Once registered you will appear on their national database of installers and this can lead to referrals for installation jobs in your area and the ability to draw down government funding for charging point installations. Before you can register with Rolec you must join a domestic installer scheme.
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 18th Edition wiring regulations (Highly recommended but not compulsory)
- Be able to correctly install and terminate pvc/pvc cable (twin and earth) and Steel Wire armoured cable (swa)
As a general guide our Advanced Domestic Electrician 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:
- 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
The following methods of assessment will be used for this qualification.
- On-line multiple choice tests, using e-volve
- Practical assignment
The knowledge requirements will be tested through an on-line multiple choice test and the practical requirements will be assessed through the assignment.
Course Book Required
We stock some books in our main centres, however we can not guarantee stock availability unless you call us in advance to purchase the books. To buy books please call 01293 529777. You will need the following books for this course:
- Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation (IET Standards) - ISBN 978-1839531804
Frequently asked questions
What does the EV Installers course allow me to do?
You will be able to install and test EV car charging points in domestic properties across England.
About Domestic Installer Schemes
Your acceptance on a Domestic Installers Scheme is the decision of the registration body and dependent on your skills, experience and knowledge level.
Tradeskills4U is a training company and responsible for training only. We are not responsible for the assessment process or eligibility of students to gain registration with any external organisation.
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