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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Design & Installation of Domestic & Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
5 June 2024
Additional Start Date
18 September 2024
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
6 Weeks
Entry Requirements
This course is intended for practicing electricians as part of the assessment for this qualification. Learners must be a Level 3 qualified Electrician.

*Subject to approval.

As the number of battery-electric cars increases, so does the need to rapidly expand the electrical vehicle charging (EV charging) infrastructure from circa 35,500 charge points across the UK network to 500,000 charge points by 2030.

91,000 EV charging points are required in York and surrounding areas to meet the 2030 York Net Zero target. This course will give you the technology specific knowledge that is required to install Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment with confidence.

Entry requirements

This course is intended for practicing electricians as part of the assessment for this qualification. Learners must be a qualified Level 3 Electrician.

Learners must hold one of the following:

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

• City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Maintenance)

• City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification

• City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services Experienced Worker

• City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification

• Placeholder for City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical in Dwellings Experienced Worker Qualification. Other awarding organisations equivalences will also be acceptable.

• Equivalent historical qualifications (see EAS Table 4B/4C) EAS Qualifications guide August 2023 (theiet.org) or

• ECS Gold Card (for domestic electrician), JIB Electrician or Approved Electrician Card

Course units

As the number of battery-electric cars increases so does the need to rapidly expand the electrical vehicle charging (EV charging) infrastructure from circa 35,500 charge points across the UK network to 500,000 charge points by 2030. 91,000 EV charging points are required in York and surrounding areas to meet the 2030 York Net Zero target. This course will give you the technology specific knowledge that is required to install Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment with confidence.

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.

This qualification is intended as a short course aimed at continual professional development supporting the development of knowledge/understanding of electric vehicle charging design and installations.

Assessments

You'll be assessed via short written assessments and online multiple-choice questions.

Course fees

£395

Course progression

If you're interested in completing other construction-related courses with us, visit our Construction curriculum page to discover more.

Dates & course durations

5th June 2024 - 10th July 2024, Wednesday evening.

18th September 2024 - 23rd October 2025, Wednesday evening.

Study methods

This course will be delivered face-to-face by qualified experienced tutors who are experts in their field.

Facilities

As well as specialist construction workshops, students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Additional costs

Purchasing of the IET onsite guide 18th edition A2:2022 Code of Practice Electrical Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation 5th edition IET Wiring Regulations 18th edition A2:2022IET Guidance Note 3 Inspection & Testing - A2:2022

Career progression

This course will equip qualified electricians with the skills they need to successfully install domestic and commercial chargers for electric vehicles. This skill is in growing demand as ICE vehicles are phased out and we shift to more sustainable means of transport.

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