Why take the Learning Lounge C&G 2919-01 EV / Car Charging Point Course (eLearning)?

This online course covers the key skills to install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points, teaching you all you need to know to become a competent installer. 

Instructions will then be sent to your email address within 24 hours of booking (except at weekends) allowing you to start your online training. Study at home at your own pace until you feel confident to take on the exam and assessment. Then simply call on 01293 529777 to book these in.

IMPORTANT: The cost of this courses includes the online learning (with the Learning Lounge), 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 is designed for fully qualified electricians and covers commercial installations. However we also offer a range of other in centre and online EV course options here.

This course includes

EV Car Charging

Course overview

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

Our partnership with Rolec means that on completion of this course you will be able to register with them as an approved installer where you will appear on their national database of installers and this can lead to referrals for installation jobs in your area. Subject to you being registered with a competent persons scheme you will be able to apply for OLEV registration (until 1st April 2022), enabling your customers to access government grants.

Who is EV Charging course for?

This course is intended for practicing electricians and installers who are looking to enhance their current skills allowing them to install domestic, commercial and 'on street' vehicle charging points.

How is the course delivered?

The Learning Lounge course is delivered online and allows you the flexibility to study whenever and wherever suits you, without the need to take time away from work.

The course contains a series of easily digestible videos which include expert input, best practice guides, illustrations and filmed real-life installation examples.

Entry Requirements

As this qualification covers the installation of charging points in domestic , on-street and commercial settings it is expected that candidates are practising electricians with a formal Level 3 qualification:

  • 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 the 18th edition wiring regulations. 

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

Why take this course?

With the ban on petrol and diesel cars being bought forward from 2040 to 2035 and with the ever increasing number of electric vehicles being bought, now is a great time to add electric vehicle charging installation to your skillset. This will allow you to get in early on a very lucrative sector. The Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market Report – UK 2016-2020 Analysis predicts the infrastructure market to more than double by 2020. See the graph below:

Electric Vehicle Charging Course Content:

This course will teach you how to design, specify, install, fault find, test and inspect electric vehicle charging points for both the commercial and domestic sector. This includes the ‘on street’ points.

  • Introduction to Electric Vehicles - Electric Vehicle types, Characteristics, Charging requirements, Safety considerations
  • Overview of Electric Vehicle charging - Modes of charging and requirements, restrictions
  • Electrical Installation Requirements - Supply, Earthing, Planning permission, Explosive atmospheres, Protection, Labelling, Control, Risk assessment
  • Installation - Practical domestic and commercial installation
  • Inspection, Test and Certification - Commissioning and DNO paperwork
  • System Test, Fault Finding and Examination - Includes both a practical and written assessments

On successful completion of your online course, please contact us via phone on 0800 856 4448 or email You will need to book both the practical and online assessments for the City & Guilds 2919 qualification, which must be taken at any of our main centres. You will have to complete 2 forms of assessment taken over 2 days. The cost of this course includes 1 attempt at the exam. You will complete:

  • Online Multiple Choice Exam
  • Practical Assessment

If you wish you can bring your own tester in for the practical assessment, however it must comply to GS38.
Please note: You must bring photographic ID with you, such as a driving license or passport in order to sit the assessments on this course.

Course Book Required

You will need to buy the following book 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 specifically designed for qualified electricians and installers who want to learn about the technical requirements and practical considerations when installing electric vehicle charging points.

There are no formal entry requirements, however candidates must have a solid grounding in electrical installation, be up-to-date with the 18th edition wiring regulations and have 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 both domestic and commercial properties across England.

About Installer Schemes

Acceptance on an industry recognised scheme is the decision of the registration body and is dependent on your experience, skills and knowledge level.

Trade Skills 4U is a training company and is 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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