Electrical Engineering

Level 3 Award in the Design and Installation of Domestic and Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations

Duration:  2 days
Per Delegate:  £610.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates are required to be practicing electricians and hold the following:

  • Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification or
  • ECS Gold Card, JIB Electrician or Approved Electrician Card

 Delegates are also required to bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license in order to sit the assessments on this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Know the key requirements relating to electric vehicle charging equipment.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different types of electric vehicle charging arrangements and equipment.
  • Understand the planning and preparation for design and installation of electric vehicle charging equipment.
  • Understand the requirements for inspection, testing, commissioning and handover of electric vehicle charging.

Course Content

  • 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.


Delegates will undertake a short answer and scenario based questions assessment and an online multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Target Audience
Target Audience

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.


City & Guilds Level 3 award in the Design and Installation of Domestic and Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations (2921- 31)

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