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EDA Insight: soaring EV sales – are you missing out on the business opportunity?

Does your team have the know-how to seize the opportunity opening up in the renewables market?

Renewables, including EV charging, is one of the 12 training courses in the programme but you choose only the modules your team needs – there is no obligation to study all 12. This module has just been refreshed so the training inside is right up to date.

EDA Product Knowledge Modules help businesses like yours create cross-selling and up-selling opportunities by building confidence.

Training to improve product knowledge means your team can be one step ahead, looking for opportunities to be of greater service to your customers and secure additional sales into the bargain.

Professional know-how to drive sales

Improving your team’s technical know-how through the EDA’s training could unlock additional revenue for your business. In this module you’ll cover:

  • Promotion of uptake of renewables
  • Solar photovoltaic
  • Electrical energy storage systems
  • Electric vehicles
  • Heat Pumps
  • Wind turbines
  • Energy conservation

Double accreditation for your peace of mind

A City & Guilds Accredited Programme, the modules harness decades of combined expertise from product experts at EDA manufacturers and allied trade associations to create accessible and practical training for you and your team.

EDA Product Knowledge modules are also approved for Continuing Professional Development by The CPD Certification Service.

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz and check your answers below. If the results show that you need to boost your team’s knowhow, talk to the EDA today.

Q1: List fours items that can affect a battery’s capacity.

Q2: Name the two ways of achieving voltage optimisation.

Q3: What is power factor?

Q4: Name the two ways of mounting a domestic wind turbine.

Q5: What is the purpose of an inverter in a PV system?

Q6: What is the universal socket-outlet type on an AC charger?


How did you do? (Scroll down for answers)

Full marks: fantastic, your sales must be looking very healthy.

3 – 5 out of 6: not bad. Could the EDA training help you to fill in any gaps in your knowledge?

Less than 3: the EDA Product Knowledge Programme could be just what you need to boost sales.









Q1: Battery type and size, charge/discharge rate, operating temperature, number of charge/discharge cycles, manufacturers assumptions on ageing.

Q2: Adjusting the step-down transformer ‘taps’ or by fitting a voltage stabilization unit.

Q3: The ratio of the real power flowing to a load, to the apparent power in an

electrical circuit.

Q4: Building-mounted and freestanding mast (or pole) mounted.

Q5: The inverter in a PV system is there to convert the DC input, produced by

the PV cells, into a 230 V AC 50 Hz output and synchronize it with the mains

supply frequency.

Q6: Type 2.


There’s plenty of information available at www.eda.org.uk including a downloadable Course Directory, giving you a summary of what’s covered in each of the 12 training modules.

Download the course Directory here

The EDA team is ready to help. Call 020 3141 7350 or email training@eda.org.uk

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