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Green Skills - Introduction to Understanding Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Points (Online)

Green Skills - Introduction to Understanding Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Points (Online)

Overview

The vehicles of the future are already here. Whilst all of us would benefit from a formal introduction to their technologies and designs, very few of us have received one. This course maps the confusing landscape of developments in this sector.

Electric and hybrid vehicles are ushering in a new era of clean, environmentally friendly transportation. By using lithium-ion batteries instead of combustion engines powered by fossil fuels, these vehicles reduce the amount of pollution and toxins released into our atmosphere and are an important step on our journey towards NetZero.

The purpose of this programme is to introduce and navigate the new ecosystem of technologies and challenges that cover Electric Vehicles (EV) and EV Charge points.
Our programme dives into the effects of Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) on our planet. We introduce different electric vehicle types, their working mechanisms and battery range - along with EV connectors/charge points for both domestic and commercial settings - all while taking necessary safety measures to ensure regulatory compliance.

Our online courses give you the flexibility to manage your life and studies

  • 24-hour access to your online course
  • Maintain earning power while you learn
  • Study around work or family commitments
  • Study in the comfort of your own home.

Start dates and fees

Start date

Anytime

Costs

This course is free for adults aged 19+.


What will I study?

This is an online course and is made up of the following modules:

  • The impact of vehicles on the environment
  • Introduction to electrical vehicles (EV)
  • Car batteries
  • Electric vehicles and their electricity
  • Charger types 
  • Health and safety of electricity, chargers and regulations
  • Installing EV chargers at home
  • Commercial install of EV chargers
  • The challenges of creating EV charge point infrastructure
  • EV, charge points and the race to NetZero.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must live in England and NOT live in one of the locations listed here.


How long is the course?

20 hours over 3 months


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How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by online multiple choice assessment.


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How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the green Sign up button found under 'Next steps' and complete our simple online form.

Once submitted, our team will review your information to ensure you are eligible to study the course (we will get in touch should there be in any issues).

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent an email which contains a link to our online enrolment form for you to complete.

Your enrolment details will then be processed by our team and you will receive an email that will contain a link for you to access your course materials. Please allow 3-5 working days for your enrolment details to be processed.

Next steps

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