Domestic Electrical Installer (DEI)


The DEI course is for operatives who carry out work on domestic electrical installations as their primary role, or as a secondary task to their main role, or who wish to gain a better understanding of electrical installations in domestic properties.

Course details

This five day Domestic Electrical Installer (DEI) Training and Assessment package covers electrical work as outlined in the Building Regulation incorporating Part P (April 2013) and BS7671:2008 (2011) 17th Edition Wiring Regulations.

Learners will be trained and assessed in the following areas:

  •  Component exchange
  • Applicable building regulations
  • Electrical safety legislation regulations, standards and terminology
  • Pre-work survey / inspections
  • Safe isolation procedures
  • Identification of unsafe electrical situations
  • Earthing and bonding requirements
  • Electrical test procedures
  • Cable components and fitting selection
  • Installation and replacement of electrical components and fittings
  • Checking the correct and safe operation of installed electrical components
  • Recording of electrical test results, completion of certification and notification requirements
  • Installing and or re-routing cables to form suitable outlet connections
  • Special locations
  • High protective conductors
  • Domestic lighting circuits, SELV
  • Maintaining domestic electrical installations
  • 3 Phase supplies

There are no pre-requisite qualifications required, although candidates should have some experience and knowledge of electrics, and ideally be working on electrics as part of their job.

Candidates wishing to join a Competent Persons Scheme (CPS) should check with their preferred scheme for pre-requisite qualifications. You will be required to hold as a minimum the QCF qualification BS7671:2008 17th Edition Wiring Regulations.

Training is carried out over the first 2 – 3 days, and includes an On site guide. Assessment is carried out using a variety of methods; including multiple choice, short written response and scenario questions and observed practical tasks.


Domestic Electrical Installer (DEI)

Unit 10, Newby Road Industrial Estate, Stockport, SK7 5DA
Duration 5 Days
Cost £695
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