C&G 2919-01 Online EV / Car Charging Point Installers Course (E-Learning)
Why take the C&G 2919-01 Online EV / Car Charging Point Installers Course (E-Learning)?
Why take the online C&G 2919-01 EV / Car Charging Point Installers Course?
This online course covers the key skills to install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points, teaching you all you need to know to become a competent installer.
Demand for electric vehicle charging points is increasing year on year and this has opened up a lucrative new business opportunity for existing electricians who want to expand to offer either an additional service or to become a dedicated EV charge point installer. This course will teach you how to install electrical vehicle charging points in compliance with BS 7671, the Electrical Safety Quality and Continuity Regulations and the new IET Code of Practice.
Online courses are ideal if you want to study at home at your own pace. We offer two online course variants from the Learning Lounge and IET, both of which are excellent in terms of content and delivery systems. Both courses are equivalent to our 2 day EV / Car Charging Installers Course delivered in centre. The only difference is you will study at home up to the point you feel confident to take on the exam. All you then need to do is give us a call on 01293 529777 to book. Instructions will then be sent to your email address within 24 hours (except at weekends) allowing you can start your online training.
IMPORTANT: The cost of this courses includes the online learning (with the Learning Lounge), the exam and all course fees including VAT. You can only take your exam at one of our main centres if you book your course via Trade Skills 4U.
This course is designed for fully qualified electricians and covers commercial installations. However we also offer the following in centre courses:
Full Course Title: Level 3 Award In Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
Our partnership with Rolec means that on completion of this course you will be able to register with them as an approved installer where you will appear on their national database of installers and this can lead to referrals for installation jobs in your area. Subject to you being registered with a competent persons scheme you will be able to apply for OLEV registration, enabling your customers to access government grants.
Who is EV Charging course for?
This course is intended for practicing electricians and installers who are looking to enhance their current skills allowing them to install domestic, commercial and 'on street' vehicle charging points.
How is the course delivered?
The Learning Lounge course is delivered online and allows you the flexibility to study whenever and wherever suits you, without the need to take time away from work.
The course contains a series of easily digestible videos which include expert input, best practice guides, illustrations and filmed real-life installation examples.
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 and 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 the 18th edition wiring regulations.
If you do not meet these requirements you may want to take our Domestic Electric Car Charging Course instead which has been designed specifically for domestic installers.
Why take this course?
With the ban on petrol and diesel cars being bought forward from 2040 to 2035 and with the ever increasing number of electric vehicles being bought, now is a great time to add electric vehicle charging installation to your skillset. This will allow you to get in early on a very lucrative sector. 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:
This course will teach you how to design, specify, install, fault find, test and inspect electric vehicle charging points for both the commercial and domestic sector. This includes the ‘on street’ points.
- 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
On successful completion of your online course, please contact us via phone on 0800 856 4448 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to book both the practical and online assessments for the City & Guilds 2919 qualification, which must be taken at any of our main centres. You will have to complete 2 forms of assessment taken over 2 days. The cost of this course includes 1 attempt at the exam. You will complete:
- Online Multiple Choice Exam
- Practical Assessment
If you wish you can bring your own tester in for the practical assessment, however it must comply to GS38.
Please note: You must bring photographic ID with you, such as a driving license or passport in order to sit the assessments on this course.
Course Book Required
You will need to buy the following book 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 specifically designed for qualified electricians and installers who want to learn about the technical requirements and practical considerations when installing electric vehicle charging points.
There are no formal entry requirements, however candidates must have a solid grounding in electrical installation, be up-to-date with the 18th edition wiring regulations and have inspection and testing.
What does the EV Installers course allow me to do?
You will be able to install and test electric vehicle charging points in both domestic and commercial properties across England.
About Installer Schemes
Acceptance on an industry recognised scheme is the decision of the registration body and is dependent on your experience, skills and knowledge level.
Trade Skills 4U is a training company and is not responsible for the assessment process or eligibility of students to gain registration with any external organisation.
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