2919-01 Electric Vehicle Charging Course

This course covers commercial and domestic installations and is designed for fully qualified electricians and trainees wishing to understand about the installation and code of practice..

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.

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


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


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.



You will receive a City & Guilds Qualification on successful completion.

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