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

Course Name 
Part-time Level 2 IMI Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance ActivitiesAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Level Level 2
Start Date Various
Duration 2 days or equivalent over evening sessions
Time of Day Day
Time of Day Evening
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body IMI
Offering Code AWL2EHM
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 when carrying out routine maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

It is therefore designed for those people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a routine maintenance situation. It also contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely around a vehicle that may have had damage to its high energy/electrical system.

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:

- Vehicle maintenance and repair technicians

What You Will Study

The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out routine maintenance and repair activities (not voltage components or systems). This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system.

It contains one mandatory unit covering knowledge of:
- Electric/hybrid vehicle system components and operation
- Hazards surrounding electric/hybrid vehicles
- How to reduce the risks to yourself and others when working on electric/hybrid vehicles
- Safely preparing the vehicle when carrying routine maintenance (NOT high voltage components or systems)

- Working safely on an electric/hybrid vehicle (NOT high voltage components or systems)
As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to work safely around and maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

How You Will Be Assessed Oral questioning, and practical assessment
Entry Requirements Learner entry for this qualification should be assessed on an individual basis. Selection criteria for entry should take into account each applicant's existing academic/vocational qualifications and experience in working in the retail automotive industry.
Attendance Expectations

Day courses will typically be 09:00 – 17:00. 
Any online assessments will be carried out during the afternoon of the second day.

Evening courses will be 17:00 – 21:00.
These are spread over five evenings, over a two-week period, with any exams completed on the fifth evening.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/23


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Course Groups (W) Short Course
Subject Area (W) Automotive
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59604
Website Ref (W) ACWOU8U8SS
Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
Information last amended: 21 September 2023 11:14

Forthcoming Open Events
Open Event

5pm - 7pm, Wednesday, 16 October 2024

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Open Event

10am - 12pm, Saturday, 23 November, 2024

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