The Energy Saving Trust is hosting a series of workshops to help equip dealers’ staff and managers with the tools to advise future sales of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

The workshops will help dealers develop knowledge which is key towards obtaining their EVA accreditation (EST endorsed, NFDA’s Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) accreditation scheme has now reopened: for more information and to apply, dealers should visit or email

The workshops, which are funded by Transport Scotland, will run from 10am-12pm, every Tuesday from 3 November to 8 December.

The sessions will be held virtually and will cover:

  • Information about the expanding EV market and charging infrastructure
  • Tips for advising customers on home charge point grants and other government funding
  • How best to promote electric and plug-in vehicles, and to integrate EVs into your sales pitches
  • How to address common customer concerns about aspects of EV ownership and debunk common myths

These sessions are an opportunity for staff to benefit from free, expert and impartial advice from Energy Saving Trust and other specialists in this field. The sessions will also provide an opportunity to interact with other dealerships in a collaborative learning environment.

Register in advance for this meeting