Domestic Electrical Installers

The Domestic Electrical Installers Course and assessment covers all the main competence areas required for domestic electrical installation, in-line with the latest edition of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10794
Campus: Newtownards
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Electrical Installation
Course Overview
This course is practical and focuses on installation, inspection, testing and certification on domestic electrical installations, and how to notify the installation (where required) under Part P of the Building Regulations – either direct to the Local Authority Building Control or through a Competent Person Scheme.

Domestic Electrical Installer training covers:

- Legislation and standards

- Definitions and basic principles

- Design specification and cable installation

- Special locations

- Notification and Competent Persons Schemes (CPS)

- Mains position and identification of system types

- Earthing and bonding Safety devices (identification, installation, replacement and testing)

- Safe isolation and working practice

- Installation, extension and additions to power and lighting circuits

- Installation and replacement of consumer units within a domestic installation

- Inspection, testing and certification (both Minor Works Certificates and Electrical Installation Certificates)

The DEI is designed for operatives who carry out electrical work as a secondary task i.e. heating installers, bathroom and kitchen fitter’s, builders and domestic appliance fitters / installers.

Domestic Electrical Installer training covers:

- Legislation and standards

- Definitions and basic principles

- Design specification and cable installation

- Special locations

- Notification and Competent Persons Schemes (CPS)

- Mains position and identification of system types

- Earthing and bonding Safety devices (identification, installation, replacement and testing)

- Safe isolation and working practice

- Installation, extension and additions to power and lighting circuits

- Installation and replacement of consumer units within a domestic installation

- Inspection, testing and certification (both Minor Works Certificates and Electrical Installation Certificates.)

The hands on practical aspects of this programme. 

Further electrical courses available for CPD included 18 Edition, Inspections and Testing, and Pat Testing. 

You will need to have a strong background with experience in carrying out electrical work as a secondary task, it has been designed for individuals with experiences similar to heating installers, bathroom and kitchen fitter’s, builders and domestic appliance fitters / installers. Candidates also need a minimum level of literacy and numeracy to complete the course and assessment. 

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