Electrical Installation

  • Know the key requirements relating to electric vehicle charging equipment.

  • Know the different types and features of electric vehicle charging equipment.

  • Designing an installation for electric vehicle charging equipment.

  • Understanding the requirements for inspection, testing, commissioning and handover of electric vehicle charging equipment and circuits.

  • Understanding the use of vehicles as electrical energy storage systems as part of consumer’s installations.
  • Entry requirements

    This course is intended for practicing electricians - learners must hold one of the following:

    • 2357 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)

    • 2357 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Maintenance)

    • 5357 Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification

    • 2356 Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services Experienced Worker

    • 2346 Level 3 Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification

    • Other Awarding Organisations Equivalences will also be acceptable

    • Equivalent Historical Qualifications (see EAS Table 4B/4C on latest version)


    • ECS Gold Card, JIB Electrician or Approved Electrician Card

      The qualifications above must have been achieved no more than 5 years prior to starting this qualification or there must be evidence the candidate has remained current by completing relevant CPD such as a City and Guilds 2382 or equivalent.
  • Who is the course for?

    This qualification is aimed at practicing electricians interested in understanding how to design and install the range of electric vehicle charging equipment and systems available. It aims to provide expert guidance to learners wishing to gain further knowledge and understanding of electric vehicle charging equipment design and installation.

  • Study methods

    Lectures and facilitated classroom activity.

    Books Required:

    • IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment 4th Edition (ISBN-13: 9781839531804 approx. £80).

    • Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations, Eighteenth Edition, BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 (ISBN-13: 9781839532184 – approx. £100)

    • On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022), 8th Edition (ISBN 9781839532276 – £35 approx.)
  • How is the course assessed?

    Candidates must:

    • Successfully complete 1 supervised individual assignment (2921-301): Short-answer and scenario-based questions. Duration: 90 minutes with pass mark approx. 75%.

    • Permitted Materials: BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations) and IET On-Site Guide.

    • Successfully complete 1 online multiple choice test (2921-601): Duration: 45 minutes with pass mark approx. 75%.

    • Permitted Materials: IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation 4th Edition)

      Note: There is no practical assessment for this course, the practical competence requirement will be assessed through the assignment.
  • More information

    Candidates will be given a maximum of 3 opportunities to resit the online exam. Failure to pass/show up for these 3 resit dates will result in the candidate failing the entire course. The resit fee is £50/exam and the candidate will need to wait until the next batch of exams are taking place to resit. If you miss or fail your assignment you will have automatically fail the course and will not be permitted to sit the online exam. In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must pass all elements of the course within the current academic year– there will be no opportunity for any resits/resubmissions later. However, serious personal issues that arise that may adversely affect attendance and consequently completion of the course - these will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The on-line exam will be in the week after the end date of the course.

    This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions are available. ‘Fee refunds for commercial courses will not be awarded after two weeks before the scheduled start date of the course, unless the course is cancelled by the College.’

    Certification is based upon the achievement of the passing the course content and paying the fees in full.

    Once you have clicked the Enrol Now button and completed and submitted your online application, we will be in touch to discuss your application further.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Employment and progression within the electrical industry.

  • Where Next – Further Studies


  • How to apply

    This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the Apply Now button to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

Course starting Oct 2023

Starts 25 October 2023

Duration 1 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £355.00

Days/Time Wednesday,Thursday
09:00 - 18:00

Course starting Feb 2024

Starts 14 February 2024

Duration 1 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £355.00

Days/Time Wednesday,Thursday
09:00 - 18:00