Course Overview

Qualifications for Domestic Electrical Installers (DEI) and related trades in Part P of the Building Regulations

The Stockton based Part P course allows successful candidates to work on electrical installations to Part P standards.

Those successfully passing this qualification may be able to register with one of the UK’s competent person schemes from bodies such as ELECSA and STROMA. For more information on the requirements of these schemes visit the Competent Person Scheme FAQ.

Alternatively, contact us on 01642 987 978 to discuss your training options and career development.

Course Details

LCL Awards Part P, Full Scope VRQ Level 2 Training Courses

Course Details

The Stockton Part P training course has been designed to provide candidates with competency and understanding of Part P of the Building Regulations in order to successfully carry out electrical installation work.

Candidates who pass the Part P course may be able to register on one of the countries competent person schemes.

In order to achieve the qualification for DEI – Part P learners will need to complete and pass the following modules:

•    Applicable Building Regulations for Domestic Electrical Installation
•    Electrical Safety Legislation, Regulations, Standards and Terminology
•    Domestic Electrical Circuit Installation
•    Installing Domestic Lighting Circuits
•    Domestic Electrical Earthing and Bonding Requirements
•    Inspection, Testing and Commissioning Single Phase Domestic Electrical Circuits
•    Special Locations and Installations Including Kitchens
•    Domestic Electrical Installation Pre-Work Survey/Inspection
•    Basic Understanding of 3 Phase


Learners must complete and pass all learning modules and 40 hours of guided learning before being eligible for the assessment. The final exam is 45 minutes long and is taken under closed book conditions.


Successful learners will receive a certificate qualification from LCL Awards with a five year validity period.

Course Length and Location

The Stockton DEI – Part P course is five days long in total and is held at the electrical training centre in Stockton on Tees.

Course Suitability


Part P courses in Stockton are suitable for anyone wanting to carry out electrical work as part of their trade. Examples of professions that may find this useful could include the following:

•    Electricians
•    Electrical installers
•    Plumbers
•    Kitchen Fitters
•    Joiners
•    Heating Engineers

Those successfully passing the course and assessments may be able to register on one of the UK’s competent person schemes to allow self-certification of their electrical work. For further information on the requirements of any of the competent person schemes, visit the competent person FAQ page.

Progression and Development

There are many opportunities for progression and development once learners have successfully passed the Part P course. However, for many, the choice is an individual one based on career ambition and diversification.

Some possible course progression choices could include the following:
•    City and Guilds 2377-77  The In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
•    City and Guilds 2382-18 18th Edition Training course


Learners do not need any formal qualifications, however, it would be beneficial to have obtained the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations qualification prior to this course.

Essential Readings

Reading Material

Learners studying for the DEI – Part P qualification are required to have, and be familiar with, the following textbooks:

•    IEE 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
•    IEE On-site Guide

Electricians Guide to the Building Regulations

Available Courses

27 Jun Stockton-on-Tees £770.00
5 Sep Stockton-on-Tees £770.00
5 Dec Stockton-on-Tees £770.00

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