City & Guilds (2919-01) EV Charging Point Installation Course

City & Guilds (2919-01) EV Charging Point Installation Course (Domestic, Commercial & Industrial)


If you’re an experienced electrician, this City & Guilds Electric Vehicle Charging Point course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become competent at installing EV charging equipment in domestic, commercial and on-street settings. Join a rapidly growing market and generate a healthy income as a specialist installer.

Over two days, you’ll learn how to design, install and test a range of electric charging equipment.

Then, once you’ve passed the practical and online assessments, you can register as an authorised installer on the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (OLEV) and start earning straight away.  You'll also be entitled to join the OZEV register to claim government grants per installation.

Delegates will be required to have a hardcopy of the following publication.  This will not be provided as part of the course cost:

Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation (IET Standards) - ISBN 978-1839531804


By the end of this 2-day City & Guilds training course, you will develop a range of skills, including:

  • Designing and installing electric vehicle charging equipment
  • Installing equipment in public, private and commercial spaces
  • Inspecting and testing EV charging systems
  • Fault finding
  • Handing over of charging equipment


This EV chargepoint training will cover the following subject areas:

  • An introduction to electric vehicles – various types and charging requirements
  • Domestic and industrial installations
  • Charging modes and connections, requirements and restrictions
  • Installation: supply and earthing arrangements
  • Planning permission
  • Working in explosive environments
  • Key health and safety regulations
  • Control, protection and risk assessments
  • Labelling
  • Inspection of electric vehicle charging equipment
  • Commissioning and handover of charging equipment
  • DNO notifications


At the end of this 2-day City & Guilds electric vehicle charger installation course, you’ll need to complete the following written and practical assessments:

  • Online multiple-choice exam
  • Practical test: Design
  • Practical test: Install
  • Practical test: Initial verification
  • Practical test: Domestic design

Please note: you must bring your photo ID (e.g. passport or driving license) to sit these assessments. If you have your own GS38-compliant tester, you may use it for the practical test.

On successful completion of this training course, you’ll be awarded the City & Guilds 2919-01 Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial and Industry Equipment Installation.

Who Should Attend?

If you’re an experienced electrician, this course offers you new skills to work in a lucrative, growing market. You’ll learn how to install the full range of electric charging equipment available – not just ‘on the street’ charging points, but in domestic and commercial settings, too.

You can also join the OLEV/OZEV register of approved installers, which entitles you to claim government grants on installations.

You must be at least 18 years of age to attend this course. It’s also useful to have experience in the inspection and testing of electrical installation and be familiar with the 18th edition wiring regulations.


City & Guilds


Anyone wishing to book this City & Guilds course, should be a practicing electrician with a formal Level 3 qualification. You must also be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Correctly install and terminate pvc/pvc cable (twin and earth)
  • Correctly install and terminate Steel Wire armoured cable (swa)
  • Perform an initial verification (inspection and testing) on an electrical installation and complete the relevant paperwork
  • Be familiar with the latest Building Regulations requirements
  • Understand the 18th Edition wiring regulations

The minimum age for anyone wishing to take this course is 18 years.

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