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Electrical Vehicle Centre

Level 2 IMI Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities

Part Time


Course Overview

The purpose and aim of these new IMI electric/hybrid vehicle qualifications (VRQs) is 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.

Course Content

This 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.

Entry Requirement

Individuals will already have appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills at level 2.

Assessment

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.

Where does this course lead to

Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Repair and Replacement

This award is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid vehicles. It contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely in and around the vehicle's high & low voltage electrical system and electric drive train system whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance.

On completion of this qualification, technicians will be able to practically demonstrate that they have the skills required for repairing vehicles with low & high voltage electric technologies.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: DPBC004
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 2 Days
Start Date: TBC.
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