Domestic Electrical Installer.
Duration: 25 Days/5 Weeks
Standard Price: £3750.00 inc. VAT
With Placement: £4260.00 inc VAT
Duration: 25 Days/5 Weeks
5 Week modular course qualifying you to enter the electrical industry working in domestic properties. Includes EV Charge Point Installer qualification. The qualification may be required as one of the prerequisites when joining a Competent Persons Schemes.
FINANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE - See below
A brief guide...
Domestic electrical installer course.
This qualification is suitable if you are looking to gain skills and qualifications to start work in the Electrical Installation industry. Whether you have no experience and want to change your career or are a current tradesperson wanting to add to your skillset, our 25 day Domestic Electrical Installer course will give you the skills and qualifications to join the electrical revolution happening in the UK.
From April 2021 the Domestic Installer course will include some programme changes. The qualification may be required as one of the prerequisite when joining a Competent Persons Schemes such as NAPIT. Domestic Installers who have two years+ more electrical experience and have completed the Domestic Installer course will have a pathway to joining a Competent Persons scheme domestically.
The Building Regulations 2393-10 with be replaced by the LCL DEI award, which meets the requirements for a Domestic Installer Scheme through Certification Bodies such as NAPIT. There will also be the option to sit either the level 2 or 3 Inspection & Testing qualification.MAKE ENQUIRY
Made for new entrants!
10 days LCL DEi Award
Electrical principles and safety single phase & Domestic installation workshop. The first 10 days will be both classroom and workshop based this will cover: Safe working practice; Earthing; Installation of a ring main; Radial Circuit; Lighting Circuit; Consumer Unit testing; Safe isolation; Different types of cable including armoured cable.
5 Day 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
City & Guilds 2382-18 (L3). This course is all classroom based the exam will be held on the afternoon of the last day. This is a 2hr open book exam.
8 Day Inspection & Testing
City & Guilds 2392-10 (L2) or 2391-52(L3) This course covers both theory and practical training with a 1hr 40 min 50 question closed book online exam and a up to 2hr Practical exam. This is open book. From April 2021 candidates will have the choice between the level 2 or level 3 qualification.
2 Day Electrical vehicle charging (EV)
City & Guilds 2919-01 (L3). This course covers all the key skills to install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points. This course covers both classroom and workshop i.e. armoured cable and earthing rods. 1Hr online exam and up to 3 hr practical exam.
This course is available with finance plans through our partner Duologi. Terms & Conditions Apply. Make an enquiry to find out more.
After the course...
What can a domestic electrical installer do?
You are probably thinking this right now. This course qualifies you to enter the electrical industry, you are not a fully qualified electrician, but there are a lot of areas you are able to work in.
EV Charge Points
Is it for you?...
Who should attend this course?
This course is aimed at new entrants to the electrical and EV industry. No formal qualifications are need to join the course, although you will be required to undertake a Math's & English assessment to determine suitability. If a candidate wishes to join a Competent Persons Scheme, then a minimum of two years electrical installation experience is required.
What are the entry requirements?
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must undertake initial maths and English task to determine the current working level in these areas. Please note, the result of this task may result in USG informing a candidate that this course is not suitable for them.
Can I do the course remotely?
This course is currently all delivered face to face at our training centre in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
Do I need to purchase any extra course material?
All course material is included in the cost of the course booking. You will just need to ensure you have correct protective clothing and shoes for the workshop parts of the course. All other PPE is provided by the training centre.
Can I just do some parts of the course rather than all 25 days?
Yes you can, provided that you have the current experience and qualifications to enable you to join selected modules. Please contact us for a personalised quote.
Can I split the cost into monthly instalments?
Yes you can. We have a number of finance options available through our finance partner Duologi. Only after completing you initial assessment for suitability will you be given the link to apply.
What kind of work will I be able to carry out as a Domestic Electrical Installer?
Install Domestic EV charge Points, Consumer Unit Replacements, Security Lighting, Domestic Lighting, CCTV Installation, Smoke Alarms, Burglar Alarms, Initial Verification, Electric Shower Installation, Under Floor Heating, Fault Finding, Full & Partial Rewires.
What is notifiable and non-notifiable work?
A domestic installer can sign off what is known as ‘non-notifiable’ work. Non-notifiable electrical work, does not need notifying to your local area building control. It can also be known as minor works and includes any extensions or alterations of existing circuits or like for like replacements. Upon completing the work, you can directly issue an installation certificate to the customer.The extending or alternating of a circuit can take place in any room in the house that is not classed as a special location, this means that this type of work cannot be carried out in Bathrooms, Swimming pools, spas and saunas. All other locations in a domestic property are classified as non special locations.Work carried out in special locations (bathroom, Sauna, Spa, swimming pool) will need to be notified to building control and are classified as Notifiable work.
Can I register with a competent installer scheme?
Yes, as long you meet the minimum requirements as set out in NAPITS Competent Person Scheme. This includes the LCL DEI and the Inspection and Testing Level 3, both of which are included in the course. You will also need two years prior experience working on electrical installations to join the scheme, You can find out more about the requirements here - https://www.napit.org.uk/schemes/competent-person-scheme.aspx
Can I sign off my own work?
To a degree, YES. When you are fresh off the course you will be able to install and sign off work known as non-notifiable work. You will not be qualified however to sign off notifiable work.
Are there employment opportunities?
EV is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and companies are looking for the skills qualifications you gain during the course. We work with industry leaders across the country who are constantly looking to build their workforce. The Enhanced Domestic Installer course offers you the opportunity to work with one of our partners on a placement following the course with a chance to interview for one of their EV installer vacancies when available.
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41-42 Mockton Rd Ind. Est,
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