Why take the IET C&G 2919-01 EV Charging Point Installers Course (eLearning)?

This online course is ideal if you want to study at home and at your own pace. The course covers all key aspects of the design, specification and installation of electric vehicle charging equipment installation, teaching you everything you need to know to become a proficient installer.

This in depth course lasts 25 hours plus the time taken to complete the assessments in centre. It will help to enhance your expertise on the best practice for electric vehicle charging equipment installation, providing you with a better understanding of how to select and use the correct earthing systems to protect against electric shock. The course also covers vehicle-to-grid, on street installations and smart infrastructure integration.

IMPORTANT: The price of this courses includes the online learning (with the IET), the exam and all course fees including VAT. You can only take your exam at one of our main centres if you book your course via Trade Skills 4U.

This course includes

EV Car Charging

Course overview

Full Course Title: Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation

This course is designed for fully qualified electricians and covers commercial installations. However we also offer the following in centre courses:

Due to our partnership with Rolec, on passing this course you will be eligible to be registered on their approved installers scheme. Once registered you will appear on their national database of installers, which can lead to referrals for installation jobs in your area and the ability to draw down government funding for charging point installations. Before you can register with Rolec you must join an industry recognised scheme.

Who is the EV Charging Course for?

This course is for experienced electricians and installers looking to enhance their current skillset to allow them to install domestic, commercial and 'on street' vehicle charging points.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however we do expect you to meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum age 18 years old (mandatory)

Must be able to demonstrate the following competencies

  • Be able to correctly install and terminate:

pvc/pvc cable (twin and earth)

Steel Wire armoured cable (swa)

  • Be able to carry out an initial verification (inspection and testing) on an electrical installation and complete the necessary paperwork.

Note: These competencies are required for the assessment and are not taught as part of the course.

  • It is recommended that you are up-to-date with your 18th edition wiring regulations. 

If you do not meet these requirements you may wish to take our Domestic Electric Car Charging Course instead designed specifically for domestic installers.

Why take this course?

With an ever increasing demand for new electric vehicle charging points and not enough installers to roll them out, arming yourself with this new skill now will allow you to get in early on a very lucrative sector, which is only set to get bigger. The EV Charging Infrastructure Market Report – UK 2016-2020 Analysis predicts the infrastructure market to more than double by 2020. See the graph below:


EV / Car Charging Equipment Installation course content:

Through this online course, you will be taught how to design, specify, install, fault find, test and inspect EV charging points for both the domestic and commercial sector. The course covers the requirements detailed in Section 722 of BS 7671:2018+A1:2020 as well as the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation, 4th Edition.

  • How to specify Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installations
  • How to design electrical installations containing electric vehicle charging and supply equipment
  • The steps involved in planning, installing and commissioning of electric vehicle charging points
  • Key risks and hazards for various types of installation, and how to address them, including: dwellings, commercial and industrial premises, on-street installations, and filling stations

Log in details will be sent to you within 24 hours of booking to allow you to access your course. When you have taken your courses, completed your practice exams and feel ready to take your final exam simply give us a call and we can book your exam in one of our 4 locations across the UK. Please note the prices quoted above include the cost of the online learning and the cost of the exam (inc VAT). You can only take an exam at our centres if you have booked via Trade Skills 4U.

On successful completion of your online course, please contact us on 0800 856 4448 or email to book both the practical and online assessments for the City & Guilds 2919 qualification, which must be taken in one of our main centres usually on the same day. The cost of this course includes 1 attempt at the online exam and practical assessment. 

You can bring your own tester in for the practical assessment as long as it complies to GS38

Please note: You must bring photographic ID such as a driving license or passport with you in order to sit the assessments on this course. 

Course Book Required

You will need the following books for this course:

  • Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation (IET Standards) - ISBN 978-1785616808

Frequently asked questions

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for experienced electricians and installers who are new to EV Charging Installations, or for those who want a better understanding of electric vehicle charging equipment installations.

This course has no formal entry requirements, however candidates must have a solid grounding in electrical installation, 18th edition wiring regulations and inspection and testing.

What does the EV Installers course allow me to do?

You will be able to install and test Electric Vehicle charging points in domestic and commercial properties across England.

About Installer Schemes

Your acceptance on any industry recognised scheme is the decision of the registration body and dependent on your skills, experience and knowledge level.

Tradeskills4U is a training company and responsible for training only. We are not responsible for the assessment process or eligibility of students to gain registration with any external organisation.

Our locations

As well as the having multiple large sites, we also have a number of sites dedicated to delivering the 18th edition wiring regulations & PAT Testing courses.

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Phoenix House has raised the bar for electrical training centres in the UK. The centre is just East of Leeds situated just off of the M1 / A1. This makes it easily accessible from Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Harrogate and all over Yorkshire.

Phoenix House, Hawthorn Park, Coal Road, Leeds, West Yorks, LS14 1PQ
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Our Northern training facility is situated just off Junction 10 of the M62 at Birchwood Park and is very accessible from towns such as Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool and Chester.

Unit B, The Beacons, Warrington Road, Birchwood, WA3 6WY
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Our brand new centre opened in July 2019 offering a full range of electrical courses  for those based in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton and all over the midlands region. The new centre is based in Westwood Business Park right next...

Rowan House, Westwood Way, Coventry, West Mids, CV4 8HS
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Our Mitre Court and Explorer 2 Facilities are just 2 minutes south of Gatwick Airport and are easily accessible by car, bus and train. They are comfortable, light and airy environments in which students can learn a wide range of practical and theory based skills.

Mitre Court, Fleming Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9JY
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