2919-01 Electric Vehicle Charging 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.

Included in the cost of the course is a FREE loan copy of the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation for use during the course.

This is an essential  publication and is used throughout the course and also during the examination and practical assessment.

Through our partnership with the major EV charge point manufacturer, Rolec, candidates will be able to access ongoing technical support and the Rolec approved installer scheme.

Course Content

Course outline:

  • Introduction to Electric Vehicles
  • Characteristics, Charging requirements, Safety considerations
  • Modes of charging – types and restrictions
  • Electrical Installation Requirements
  • Supply & Earthing
  • Planning Permission and Explosive Atmospheres
  • Protection, Labelling, Control, Risk assessment
  • Commercial, Domestic and Public installations.
  • Practical domestic and commercial installation
  • Inspection, Testing, Certification and Handover
  • Commissioning and DNO paperwork
  • Risk Assessment
  • Checks to made before and after installation
  • Fault finding
  • Practical Assessment
  • On-line exam

Aim

To enable you to demonstrate your competence in the installation of electric vehicle charging points.

Participants

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.

Entry Requirements

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 wiring regulations.

 

Certification

You will complete 2 forms of assessment on the last day of the course:

Online Multiple Choice Exam

Practical Assessment

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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