Workplace Charging Scheme for State-funded Education Institutions

Here at EV Charging Company, a specialist division of Stockport Electrical Services Ltd, we’re passionate about supporting our clients’ sustainability goals and working together to achieve net zero.  We recognise the multitude of challenges faced by the education sector and our aim is to help make the installation of EV chargepoints on your estate as simple as possible.

What is the Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions?

The scheme aims to accelerate the uptake of electric chargepoints by state-funded schools and education institutions including academy trusts. Eligible institutions will receive a voucher for 75% off the cost to buy and install EV chargepoints up to a maximum of:

• £2,500 per socket

• 40 sockets across all sites. Academy trusts can apply for up to a maximum of 40 sockets for each institution within the academy trust

Eligibility checklist

Independent schools may apply for funding through the Workplace Charging Scheme

State-funded schools and education institutions

Based in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

An existing or future need for charging an electric vehicle 

Designated off-street parking facilities that are clearly associated with your premises

Had a site survey done by an approved installer like EV Charging Company, who has confirmed that your site can support EV charging 

Not have applied for a grant for the same chargepoint under the EV infrastructure grant for staff and fleets or any other grant scheme 

Have the authority to apply for the Workplace Charging Scheme on behalf of your organisation 

Why participate in the Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions?

Unlock the benefits of Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions:

Decarbonisation of your estate: Support the decarbonisation of your estate by reducing the number of car parking spaces available for non-EV vehicles and installing EV chargepoints in existing bays

Environmental leadership: Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability to your pupils, parents and carers, staff and visitors

Green education: Use the chargepoints to help educate young people about ways to reduce our carbon footprint

Health and wellbeing: Create a healthier environment and cleaner air for your students, staff and visitors by encouraging sustainable travel to your site(s)

Community impact: Consider allowing public use of your chargepoints

Potential revenue: Consider charging public users for use of your chargepoints

Why work with EV Charging Company, a specialist division of Stockport Electrical Services?

We’re already working with Trusts just like yours. We are an Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) approved installer. We offer an efficient end-to-end service for your EV ChargePoint(s) installation in 5 simple steps:

1. Contact us

2. Free no-obligation site survey (We’ll also do the necessary with your Distribution Network Operator)

3. Personalised quotation

4. Apply for your grant

5 . Installation

After your installation we’ll also keep in touch with you to ensure regular servicing and maintenance of your chargepoints.

*Please note that grant details and eligibility criteria are subject to change. For the most current and up-to-date information regarding government grants, we recommend visiting the official government website here: Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions – GOV-UK Find a grant ( *

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  • EV Charging Company,
    Stockport Electrical Services Ltd,
  • Unit 1a School Street
    Industrial Estate,
    School St,
    Hazel Grove
  • Stockport
  • Cheshire
  • SK7 4RA