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Part-time Level 1 IMI Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness

Course Name 
Part-time Level 1 IMI Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle AwarenessAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Level Level 1
Start Date Various
Duration 4 hours
Time of Day Day
Time of Day Evening
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body IMI
Offering Code AWL1EHA000 AWL1EHA001 AWL1EHA002 AWL1EHA003
Progression within Wakefield College Yes
Residential No
Day Trips No
Opportunity for Placement No
Mandatory Placement No
Course Overview

This qualification is for training providers and employers to deliver to learners in the 16-18 and 19+ age groups. These learners will have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely within the automotive retail industry as it continues to see an increase in Electric/Hybrid vehicles entering the workplace.

It is therefore designed to provide learners with an introduction to the knowledge of safe working practices, the dangers surrounding and the precautions required to avoid potential injury when near Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

This Award sized qualification offers an introduction to this specialised industry sector which in addition to complimenting their current industry qualifications and experience, will enable them to continue to work safely within their role. These roles can include, but are not exclusive to, non-technical people, such as:
- Managers
- Valeters
- Parts personnel
- Sales, and aftersales personnel
- Event staff
- Fleet managers and personnel
- Vehicle recovery personnel
- Vehicle dismantlers
- Vehicle damage assessors
- Insurance companies
- Vehicle hire companies, and
- Electric/hybrid professional vehicle drivers

What you will Study

The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge required to work safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles. It contains one mandatory unit covering:

- The types of Electric/Hybrid vehicles available
- Hazards associated with motor vehicle high energy electrical systems
- Working safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles including charging

As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintaining Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

How you will Learn You will learn in a classroom environment.
How you will be Assessed You will be assessed through an online assessment.
Entry Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this single unit qualification.
Attendance Expectations You will attend college for 4 hours during the day, however, we can offer an evening session if we have enough interest.
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2023/24


Career Opportunities

This qualification will help support progression onto qualifications that further develop their knowledge of either working safely in emergency or recovery situations or within a technical role carrying out routine servicing and maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency and Recovery Personnel
Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities

For Further Details

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Course Groups (W) Short Course
Subject Area (W) Automotive
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59603
Website Ref (W) ACWOU8U8SS
Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
Information last amended: 21 September 2023 11:14

Forthcoming Open Events
Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 15 June, 2024

Wakefield College & Castleford College