EAL Level 3 Award in the Requirements for the Installation of Electrical vehicle (EV) charging points (603/3929/9)
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17th February 2020
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In 2018 there were just under 60,000 plug-in electric cars registered in the United Kingdom, that figure has now climbed to over 265,000!
Now, more than ever, is a fantastic opportunity to invest and diversify into this growing market and offer a new service to prospective clients.
This qualification is for electricians who wish to gain an understanding of the requirements for electric vehicle charging equipment installations.
This two day course provides professional advice and guidance on the many aspects involved with the installation of EV charging points. Main topics such as legislation and the practical installation and testing of EV equipment will be at the heart of the course with smaller areas such as planning permission, lightning and surge protection and manufacturer’s instructions also being discussed.
This qualification is recognised by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and is a suitable qualification for the application for the OLEV grant.
Main course content
Introduction to Electrical Vehicle charging equipment
Design considerations for Electrical Vehicle charging point installations
Physical installation requirements for Electrical Vehicle charging points
Electrical requirements for Electrical Vehicle charging points for domestic dwellings
Electrical requirements for Electrical Vehicle charging points for commercial and industrial sites
Electrical requirements for Electrical Vehicle charging points for On-Street installations
Inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for Electrical Vehicle charging points
Additional legislation and requirements
Additional topics that may be discussed/ mentioned include, energy storage, smart infrastructure, RCD testing, IP ratings, TT systems, circuit design, PME supply and notification/self-certification.
This qualification is assessed by the use of one on-screen multiple choice exam. The exam must be passed for the qualification to be awarded.
The exam is 50 minutes long with 25 multiple choice questions. Candidates are allowed the use of the IET code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation during the exam.
Candidates will have the option of carrying out a mock exam to familiarise themselves with the software before they sit the exam.
Candidates will sit the exam on the second day of the course.
Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have a good grasp of English.
Candidates need to be familiar with the relevant wiring regulations, initial verification and commissioning.
Suitable literacy and numeracy skills are also needed.
Books required for this course
IET Code of Practise for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
IET BS 7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition)
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