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The IMI electric/hybrid vehicle
qualifications are designed to instruct individuals from the retail automotive
industry and the public service sector (for example, members of the emergency services, who may attend
an accident involving an electric/hybrid vehicle) in the maintenance,
service, and/or handling of electric/hybrid vehicles.
These qualifications have
been developed by The IMI in conjunction with electric/hybrid vehicle
manufacturers, component suppliers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. They are the first qualifications of their
kind to address electric/hybrid vehicle (high voltage) technology. The qualifications are essential to ensure
the health and safety of individuals working with electric vehicles.
award is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid
vehicles. It contains the skills and knowledge required
to work safely around a vehicle's high & low voltage electrical system and
electric drive train system, whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance. On
completing this qualification, technicians will have gained knowledge of both
low and high voltage technologies and an understanding of their dangers.
This course has no formal entry requirements.
Each learner is
required to take an IMI set online test for each unit of their chosen VRQ. IMI
provides and marks these online tests through its website and sit an oral test
with an assessor and carry out a practical assessment.
Completion of this course provides access to the Level 2 Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities IMI Award.
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