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Level 3 Award in the Requirements for the Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Points (EAL 3929)

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This course is intended for experienced electricians and installers who are looking to enhance their current skill set to allow them to install domestic, commercial and “on-street” vehicle charging points. 

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Course Overview

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.

Course Content

This course will cover the following units:

✓ Overview of EV Charging Equipment

✓ Design considerations for EV charging point installations

✓ Physical installation requirements for EV charging points.

✓ General electrical requirements for EV charging points.

✓ Electrical requirements for EV charging points: dwellings.

✓ Electrical requirements for EV charging points: on-street installations.

✓ Electrical requirements for EV charging points: commercial and industrial installations.

✓ Inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for EV charging points.

✓ Additional requirements for EV charging points.

Assessment

Theory Assessments (Online, Multiple Choice)

The EAL EV Charging test is a 50 Minute multiple-choice, online examination. The exam is open book, meaning that you will be able to refer to the EV Charging book during the exam process. Pass marks set to approximately 60%.

Duration

1 Day.

Entry Requirement

To take this qualification learners must be competent electricians and hold one of the qualifications listed below, with the relevant AM test; (e.g. AM2/S/E/D). 

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Maintenance)
  • Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification 
  • Level 3 in Electrotechnical Services Experienced Worker
  • Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services - Electrical Installation (Building and Structures) 
  • Level 3 Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification. 
  • Level 3 Electrotechnical in Dwellings
  • EAL Building Services Engineering (Level 3) - Electrotechnical Installation
  • Equivalent historical qualifications. See EAS Table 4B/4C, and the EAS Qualifications Guide  

Or they hold an ECS Gold Card, as a JIB Electrician, or Approved Electrician. 

Learners must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to complete the learning outcomes and assessments.

Qualification Specification

Book(s)

Following books are required reference material for the course:

1) Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation, 4th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-180-4)

Next Steps

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Building Regulations for Electrical Installation Contractors in Dwellings (2393-10)

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (2365-02)

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (2365-03)

  • City & Guilds Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering (4467-04)

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