• Level 2
  • Reference 603/1467/9
  • Total Qualification Time 15
  • Guided Learning Hours 13
  • Subject Area EV
  • Type VRQ, NVQ, VCQ

Please note: This qualification is to undergo a technical review by industry experts in 2022/23. Should you wish to take part in this review, please contact productspecialists@theimi.org.uk

Who is this qualification for?

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 around electric/hybrid vehicles during emergency and recovery situations.

It is therefore designed for those people who may encounter accident damaged or broken down electric/hybrid vehicles. It contains the knowledge required to work safely around a vehicle that may have or 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:
• emergency services
• roadside recovery operators

Who might be interested in taking this course?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and learners are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience, however an interest in the subject area is advisable.

What will the learner study as part of this qualification?

The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge required to work safely around electric/hybrid vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system, during emergency and recovery situations. 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
• how to reduce the risk of injury when encountering electric/hybrid vehicles
• how to safely transport and store electric/hybrid vehicles

As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and the ability to work safely around, but not maintain electric/hybrid vehicles.

Which subjects will complement this course?

This qualification will help support their progression onto qualifications that further develop their knowledge and skills within a technical role, carrying out routine servicing and maintenance activities on electric/hybrid vehicles.
• Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities


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