• Level 1
  • Reference 610/1543/X
  • Total Qualification Time 4
  • Guided Learning Hours 3
  • Subject Area Specialist
  • Type VRQ, NVQ, VCQ

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 within the automotive retail industry as it continues to see an increase in hydrogen 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 hydrogen 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 Learners 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
  • hydrogen vehicle drivers

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 Learners the knowledge required to work safely around hydrogen vehicles. It contains one mandatory unit covering:

  • the types of hydrogen vehicles available
  • hazards associated with hydrogen vehicle systems
  • working safely around hydrogen vehicles including refuelling

As a result, Learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintaining, hydrogen.

Further Information

Please contact an IMI approved centre

The IMI is recognised to offer these qualifications by Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). This approval means IMI and our qualifications are regulated by Ofqual’s comprehensive regulatory framework. Please click here to read more and here to view this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications.

Documentation for IMI Centres

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Start Date: Wed, 12/10/2022
End Date: Thu, 30/09/2027
Certificate End Date: Sat, 30/09/2028

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