Part P Domestic Electrical Installers
In 2005, the government introduced a 'Part P' to the existing set of building regulations and this section is specifically concerned with the requirements of electrical installations. Once introduced, it became illegal for anyone to complete a range of electrical work in a domestic dwelling unless they were adequately qualified.
City and Guilds 2393 Level 3 Certificate in the Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings
Why take this training course?
This course has been designed to enable you to prove that you understand and can comply with the Part P building regulations, ensure you have all the correct training, knowledge and qualifications to be able to carry out electrical work in the domestic setting, competently and legally. This, along with your other qualifications, could allow you to join a Competent Person Self-Certification Scheme and certify your own domestic work.
We deliver this qualification in a number of course options and currently offer the following:
This course is available for those who are qualified and experienced electricians who wish to further their knowledge and gain the Part P to enable them to join competent person schemes and self certify their domestic work. This course is classroom based and will run for 1 full day that covers the building regulation. At the end of the session you will be expected to complete an open book examination to gain the qualification.
This course is better suited to those with limited skills and experience in electrical installations that may wish to operate as a domestic installer and again gain the Part P qualification. This option is classroom based over 5 days and will cover all of the necessary aspects for the full scope Part P qualification but also will include sessions in the workshop on basic lighting and socket circuits. At the end of the session you will be expected to complete open book examinations and a practical assessment to gain the qualification.
This option is aimed at those who have no experience of electrical installation but wish to work as a domestic installer or use it as a tool to complement existing trade skills. As part of this option you will be based in both the classroom and workshop and will be delivered over 4 weeks, covering the full range of courses to become a domestic installer. These include the Part P building regulations, the domestic installer practical workshop (5 days), the 17th Edition BS7671 wiring regulations, a PAT Testing course and the inspect and testing course. To gain all of the qualifications you will be expected to complete a range of online exams and practical assessments.
The Part P qualification consists the following elements:
- Electrical safety legislation and regulations
- Building regulations requirements
- Pre work survey and inspect and test procedures
- Safe isolation
- Fault finding and rectification
- Earthing and Bonding
- Correct selection and erection of electrical equipment
- Correct recording of results and completion of required documentation
- Special locations
- Requirements for new circuits
- Understanding of basic 3 phase supplies