Design & Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Installations Skills Bootcamp


The bootcamp is designed to give existing employed/self-employed qualified electricians who want to learn about the technical requirements and practical considerations when installing electric vehicle charging points and has been developed to the requirements of the National Occupational Standard Assessment Programme for individuals who wish to demonstrate competence in this field.
It forms part of our bootcamp offer promoting green skills and the strive for net zero in the region, with the integration of mental health qualification to help the self-employed deal with the challenges of working alone and to promote general awareness.

Bootcamp Content

The course covers the following outcomes:

  • Introduction to electric vehicles – electric vehicle types
  • Characteristics, charging requirements, safety considerations
  • Overview of electric vehicle charging
  • Modes of electric vehicle charging, requirements, and restrictions
  • Electrical installation requirements
  • Supply, earthing, planning permission, explosive atmospheres, protection, labelling, control, risk assessment
  • Protecting against open pen conductor faults
  • Integration into prosumers electrical installations
  • Reverse feeding into the installation or back to the grid
  • Inspection, test and certification
  • Commissioning and DNO paperwork
  • Risk assessment and pre & post-installation checklists
  • System test, fault finding and examination

Mental Health Awareness:
• Exploring mental health
• Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health
• Understand a mentally healthy environment

Method of Delivery

The bootcamp is delivered in a blended learning approach (classroom/remote) with all GLH through facilitated teaching methods.
10-12 days (10-12 weeks part-time)

Attendance Options

• Days
• Evenings
• Weekends


Level 3 Award in Electrical Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace