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For more information on EV Charging Training or to book a course, contact your local CEF store.

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Before an electrician is able to install EV charging stations, they'll need to become an accredited installer with one [or more] EV charger manufacturers.

At CEF we can arrange electric vehicle charging training for you, via the NICEIC, City and Guilds or through our suppliers.

Put simply, EV charging is no longer a future trend. It is here to stay. So don't miss out on this huge opportunity and make it an integral part of the service your business offers

NICEIC Training

The NICEIC’s electric vehicle charging course covers the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in compliance with BS 7671, the Electrical Safety Quality and Continuity Regulations and the new IET Code of Practice.

City and Guilds Training

The City and Guilds training course aims to provide expert guidance to electricians wishing to gain knowledge and understanding on electric vehicle charging equipment installation.

NICEIC Course Information

Course Outline
Introduction to electrical vehicle charging
History of electric vehicles
Government legislation and incentives
BS 7671 - supply requirements, installation requirements, protection requirements
The IET Code of Practice
Product demonstration
Exam [followed by Q&A]
Who should attend?

The course lasts one day and is aimed at contractors looking to expand their business to include the installation of EV charging stations.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to attend this course, however candidates should have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and the principles of electrical installation work.

City and guilds course information

Course Outline
Introduction to Electric Vehicles
EV characteristics, Charging requirements and Safety Considerations
Overview of EV Charging
Modes of EV Charging, requirements and restrictions
Requirements for Electrical Installation
Electrical Supply, Earthing, Planning Permission, Explosive Atmospheres, Protection, Labelling, Control and Risk Assessment
Domestic and Commercial Installations
Practical Domestic and Commercial Installations
Inspection, Test and Certification
Commissioning and DNO Paperwork
Risk Assessment, Pre and Post Installation Check Lists
System Test, Fault Finding and Examination
C&G 2919-01, 60 mins multi choice exam and 180 mins practical assessment (both open book IET CoP to EV Charging)
Who should attend?

This course lasts 2 days and is aimed at practicing electricians interested in understanding how to install the range of equipment and systems available. It covers the specialised installation requirements of electric vehicle charging equipment in public, private and commercial locations and includes exclusive guidance on electrical requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to attend this course, however it is recommended you are up to date with your 18th Edition wiring regulations.