APL Domestic Electrical Installer Course

APL Domestic Electrical Installer course

  • Course overview

    The APL candidates will undergo a 3 day practical session prior to carrying out the Domestic Electrical Installer course (DEI2020) Training & Assessments. The APL is recommended for candidates have who have no previous formal training in domestic wiring. Candidates will carry out simulations in training bays with a fully qualified trainer and gain the confidence in physical wiring activities from the consumer unit to sockets, lighting, fire alarm, boilers etc. found around the average home. The DEI course covers all areas that have been updated or changed since the introduction of the BS7671:2018 the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.

  • Entry Requirements

    Candidates must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to complete the course and all assessments.

    * CCTS will conduct an initial assessment on the prospective candidate prior to enrolment.

    Candidates must be at least 18 years old to undertake this course.

  • Do I need this course?

    The Domestic Electrical Installer (DEI) Training and Assessment package covers electrical work as outlined in the Part P Building Regulation and complies with BS7671:2018.

    NB: This course is designed for persons working within the electrical or related industries it is not designed to take a nonqualified/ non-related person and make them into electricians. The Competency is recommended for those who regularly undertake work in domestic properties (which may be notifiable). Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 Technical

    Booklet B 2.7 states "Accreditation of a certification body by a national accreditation body belonging to the European cooperation for Accreditation (EA) provides a means of demonstrating that their certification scheme can be relied upon.

    A full list of Competent Person Schemes can be found at: communities.gov website.

  • Course content/Syllabus

    The Domestic Electrical Installer (DEI2020) course covers electrical work as outlined in the Building Regulations and complies with BS7671:2018. The course is suitable for those who carry out electrical work in association with their main work activity. This course is not designed for new entrants or to take a non-qualified person and make them into an electrician.
    The Domestic Electrical Installer course covers the underpinning knowledge and practical aspects of planning, installing, fault finding and commissioning of domestic electrical installations. The areas covered are as follows:

    * Electrical Safety legislation, Regulations Standards and Terminology
    * Applicable Building Regulations for Domestic Electrical Installations
    * Domestic Electrical Circuit Design Specifications
    * Domestic Electrical Installation Pre-Work Survey/Risk Assessments
    * Installing Domestic Electrical Circuits
    * Domestic Electrical Earthing and Bonding Requirements
    * Identification of Mains Position Components and Protective Devices
    * Safe Isolation Procedures
    * Inspecting, Testing and Commissioning Single Phase Domestic Electrical Circuits
    * Special Locations and Installations
    * Identification of Unsafe Domestic Electrical Situations
    * Recording of Electrical Test Results, Completion of Certification and Notification Requirements
    * Basic Understanding of 3 Phase Supplies.

    Assessments & Examinations

    This course consists of three assessments as follows;
    * Practical Assessment
    * Design Assignment
    * Online Multi-Choice Examination

    Practical Assessment
    The candidate is required to undertake 8 practical assessments as instructed by the assessor. The candidate must successfully achieve each assessment criteria for these practical assessments. The assessor will determine if the candidate has successfully completed these assessments.
    Design Assignment
    The candidate is required to complete a design assignment based on the scenario given. The assignment is open book and the candidate is allowed to use their own notes, textbooks and other resources.

    On-line Multi-Choice Examination (this is a controlled assessment).
    The candidate is required to undertake one 40 question multi-choice on-line examination. The time allowed is 80 minutes. This examination is open book and has a pass mark of 75%. The candidate will be allowed one resit.
    Permitted documentation
    The following documents can also be used for all of the assessments:
    * BS7671:2018 IET Wiring Regulations
    * On site Guide
    * Electricians Guide to the Building Regulations
    * Guidance Note 3
    Candidates are also permitted to use a non-programmable calculator.

  • Need extra time to revise?

    Please Note: Your exam will take place at the end of the course. However, if you feel you require additional study time, you may choose to come back at the end of the next course (Please inform your class tutor if you wish to delay your exam time until the end of the next available course) for more information refer to our website Terms & Conditions of Service

  • Reading Material/Test book Required?

    We do provide books for Centre study only. We do however recommend the purchase  of the following textbook:-Requirements for Electrical installation IET wiring regulations 18th Edition  of BS7671(Blue Book) . We also recommend purchasing other electrical training aids such as the On Site Guide. This can be purchased directly from us with 2-3 days’ notice or cheaper online.

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