Install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points. This really is an exciting new sector from which existing electricians can generate extra income.
C&G 2919-01 Electric Car / Vehicle Charging Point Installers Course
This course covers all the key skills to install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points. This really is an exciting new sector from which existing electricians can branch out into and generate extra income or become an out an out specialist installer. With petrol prices sky high more people are turning to electric vehicles. Just look at the graph below to see the predicted growth in the coming years.
This course covers commercial installtions and is designed for fully qualified electricians. However we also offer a course for domestic installers only.
Full Course Title: Level 3 Award In Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
Who is EV Charging course for?
This course is intended for experienced electricians and installers who are looking to enhance their current skillset to allow them to install domestic, commercial and “on street” vehicle charging points.
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 demonstrate the following competencies
Be able to correctly install and terminate:
pvc/pvc cable (twin and earth)
Steel Wire armoured cable (swa)
Be able to carry out an initial verification (inspection & testing) on an electrical installation and complete the necessary paperwork.
Note: These competencies are required for the assessment and are not taught as part of the course.
The following qualification is recommended but not compulsory :
City & Guilds 2382, Requirements for electrical installations, or equivalent.
If you do not meet these requirements you may wish to take our Domestic Electric Car Charging Course instead designed specifically for domestic installers.
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:
Electric Vehicle Charging Course Content:
You will be taught how to design, specify, install, fault find, test and inspect electric vehicle charging points both for the commercial and domestic sector. This includes the “on street” points that you may have seen in many town centres.
Introduction to Electric Vehicles - Electric Vehicle types, Characteristics, Charging requirements, Safety considerations
Overview of Electric Vehicle charging - Modes of charging and requirements, restrictions
Electrical Installation Requirements - Supply, Earthing, Planning permission, Explosive atmospheres, Protection, Labelling, Control, Risk assessment
Installation - Practical domestic and commercial installation
Inspection, Test and Certification - Commissioning and DNO paperwork
System Test, Fault Finding and Examination - Includes both a practical and written assessments
As a specialist on electrical and renewable courses you can be sure of first class facilities and teaching when you attend this course. We have fully operational electric vehicle charging points in our renewable energy training centre.
Exams & Assessments
You will complete 2 forms of assessment on the last day of the course:
Online Multiple Choice Exam
You can bring your own tester in for the practical assessment as long as it complies to GS38.
Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course.
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"The tutor highlighted gaps in my electrical knowledge and offered me the opportunity to learn and correct myself. Instruction in classroom was of a high level with comprehensive support material." Stuart 25/06/2015
"An excellent course. Paul's knowledge and experience was a great help." Neal 15/01/2016
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
Who is this course for?
This course is intended for experienced electricians and installers who are looking to enhance their current skill set to allow them to install domestic, commercial and “on street” vehicle charging points.
The course has no formal entry requirements. However candidates should have a solid grounding in electrical installation, 17th edition wiring regulations and inspection and testing.
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.
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