Design and Installation of Domestic and Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations (Part-Time)

Course Overview

This course is designed to develop the knowledge required to Design and Install small scale Electric Vehicle Charging Points (EVCP).

This new City & Guilds (2921-31) qualification is ECS approved, allowing this qualification to be added to a gold card, showcasing recognised ability to carry out small scale EVCP installations.

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners must provide evidence of one of the following:
    • 2357 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)
    • 2357 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Maintenance)
    • 5357 Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification
    • 2356 Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services Experienced Worker
    • 2346 Level 3 Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification
    • Other Awarding Organisations equivalences will also be acceptable.
    • ECS Gold Card, JIB Electrician or Approved Electrician Card

  • Summary of Outcomes

    Successful delegates will gain:
    • Increased employment prospects
    • Registration with a range of brands as an installer
    • Progress towards membership in a competent person scheme
    • Assistance towards Gold Card Applications

  • Course Modules

    This course covers:
    • The key requirements relating to electric vehicle charging equipment
    • Different types and features of electric vehicle charging equipment
    • The requirements for inspection, testing, commissioning and handover of electric vehicle charging equipment and circuits.
    • The use of vehicles as electrical energy storage systems as part of “prosumer’s” (Producer & Consumer) installations.

  • Method of Assessment

    • 1 Hour online multiple-choice exam
    • 1.5 Hour written exam that includes design scenarios.

  • Additional Costs

    There is a £150 Materials fee.


Locations across wales or in-house at your business

Course length



£0 – funding available, subject to eligibility