This qualification is aimed at practicing electricians, electrical technicians and engineers with experience of electrical installations, and associated inspection and testing. Electric Vehicles have an important role to play in meeting air quality legislation and the UK’s commitment to climate change targets. For this reason, the UK government is actively supporting the switch to electric vehicles.
This qualification covers the installation of dedicated conductive charging equipment for the charging of pure electric and plug-in hybrid electric road vehicles (PHEV) and includes the extended range of electric vehicles (E-REV). It covers the installation of both AC and DC charging equipment intended for plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) complying with BS EN 61851 and “The Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installations”.
Know they key requirements for electric vehicle charging equipment (EVCE) installations.
Know and identify equipment of, and differences between, the four charging modes, and Wireless Power Transfer types (WPT).
Understand the preparation for design and installation of EVCE.
Be able to prepare to design and install EVCE.
Be able to install EVCE in Dwellings, Commercial and Industrial Locations.
Understand requirements for initial verification and handover of an EVCE installation.
Be able to conduct Inspection & Testing and complete handover to client.
Section 1 – Legislation, Standards and Guidance
Section 2 – Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment
Section 3 – Preparations for Installation and Design
Section 4 – Design and Installation
Section 5 – Initial Verification of EV Charging Installations
Section 6 – Checklists, Risk Assessments and Handover forms
Classroom based – teaching on the code of practice. Online exam (40 questions), followed by the Practical Assessment.
Who Should Attend
The course will be aimed at practicing electricians, electrical technicians and engineers with experience of electrical installations.
The course has no formal pre-requisites to this qualification, applicants should be working within the industry.
Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation 4th Edition.
Course Duration: 2 days (Online exam + Practical Assessment)