ETCAL Level 3 Award in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation

This qualification upskills existing electricians to be able to carry out the work needed to install EV charging equipment. The qualification enables those with existing electrical skills to diversify into this rapidly growing sector and support the demands of increasing EV car ownership. It’s imperative that EV Car Charging Points are properly connected by qualified technicians and so this qualification provides a benchmark of the skills and knowledge needed to carry out such work.

The rate of installations is set to skyrocket over the next few years which means that many more qualified technicians are needed, driving the demand for those who have the necessary skills.

The qualification aims to provide learners with expert guidance in the knowledge and understanding of Electric Vehicle charging equipment installation in a residential, commercial and industrial locations. The learner will be required to understand, identify and apply statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements in the electrical vehicle charging point environment. It allows learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment in the electrical vehicle charging point installation category.

The learner’s responsibilities will require them to comply with all relevant statutory and organisational policies and procedures for health and safety in the workplace. The learner must act in a responsible and safe manner at all times and present themselves in the workplace suitably prepared for the activities to be undertaken. The learner will be expected to report any problems with health and safety issues, to the relevant authority.


Technology Focus

  • Our verifiable eCertificates through Authentiqual ® enable instantaneous access to certificates via our industry leading Quartzweb platform, which can be white labelled and customised to suit individual centre need.
  • Remote Quality Assurance via Teams/Zoom allows for quick, efficient EQA, IQA and Monitoring activity, further accelerating certificate turnaround times.
  • Writeable PDF Assessment books enable 100% paperless delivery, evidence can then be stored in the cloud or via Quartzweb to enable remote Quality Assurance without the need to access physical books.


  • A combination of remote quality assurance, eCertificates and lean administration processes mean that certificate turnaround time from claim is on average just 24 hours
  • Through our customised online portal, we have achieved for our centres a 67% registration time reduction, along with a 72% reduction in certificate claim processing time


  • Our passionate, dedicated teams strive to make your eta experience as seamless as possible, from centre approval through to certification
  • With many years of diverse experience across the vocational education sector, our people have the knowledge and skills required to deliver a customer experience that is second to none
  • Investors in People underpins our daily delivery commitment


  • Dedicated Operations Support staff available to contact directly
  • Two-way ongoing contact with External Quality Assurers
  • Proactive, focussed solutions


  • Flexible partnership arrangements maintaining rigour without rigidity
  • Technical and quality assurance specialist staff
  • Ongoing sampling resulting in quick, efficient results submission across multimedia sampling methodology to suit centre, qualification and individual need

Further Info


Allan Birch
Head of
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Sarah Turner
Head of Business Development

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