• Level 3
  • Reference 500/9938/3
  • Total Qualification Time 760
  • Guided Learning Hours 618-732
  • Subject Area EV
  • Type VRQ, NVQ, VCQ

Who is it suitable for?

This L3 VCQ would suit:

  • employees working within the industry who are seeking to enhance and/or demonstrate their experience and competence in their work role. Please note, experienced staff enter onto a VCQ programme at the level suited to their role and competence.


This qualification has a choice of two job routes, either auto electrical technician or auto electrical aftermarket enhancement technician.

This L3 VCQ is an integral part of the IMI SSC Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Installation Apprenticeship Framework. Therefore learners (normally aged 16-25) who are keen to build a career in the industry can take this VCQ as part of the Apprenticeship framework.

This Vocational Competence Qualification (VCQ) is based upon IMI Sector Skills Council's National Occupational Standards for Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Installation.


For some learners this qualification could prepare them for progression to further learning and training. For others, this qualification could also provide a useful recognition of their practical skills and knowledge, to aid their step from one job role to another.


The knowledge component of this qualification is also independently assessed via online testing. The tests are mapped to each knowledge unit's learning outcomes and assessment criteria to ensure coverage. These tests are marked electronically by IMI Awards.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.

View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications

Documentation for IMI Centres

Find more information and documentation in IMI Connect

Start Date: Thu, 01/07/2010
End Date: Thu, 31/12/2026
Certificate End Date: Mon, 31/12/2029

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