C&G 2919-01 EV / Car Charging Point Installers Course
Why take the C&G 2919-01 EV / Car 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 installations and is designed for fully qualified electricians. However we also offer:
- A 4 day course for domestic installers only.
- A 22 day course for new entrants with no electrical experience
Full Course Title: Level 3 Award In Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
Our partnership with Rolec means that on passing this course you will be elligible 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 an industry recognised scheme.
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.
- It is recommended that you are up to date with your 18th edition wiring regulations.
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.
"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."
"An excellent course. Paul's knowledge and experience was a great help."
You will complete 2 forms of assessment on the last day of the course. Please note that we run 2 days of assessments. Mostly you will attend this course over 2 consecutive days, however in some circumstances you will be attending your exams and assessments on day 3. We will confirm your assessment day on your confirmation details. If you have a specific date you need please contact us by phone. You will complete:
- Online Multiple Choice Exam
- Practical Assessment
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.
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 978-1785616808
Frequently asked questions
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, 18th edition wiring regulations and inspection and testing.
What does the EV Installers course allow me to do?
You will be able to install and test EV car charging points in domestic and commercial properties across England.
About Installer Schemes
Your acceptance on any industry recognised 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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