Selection criteria for entry will take into account each applicant's existing academic/vocational qualifications and experience of working in automotive industry or related roles.
The learner should have an understanding of key fundamentals of automotive technology, including electrics.
Duration / assessment:
MIRA Technology Institute
Course provided by:
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College
T: +44 (0)24 7624 3000
This qualification will provide the learner with an advanced level of knowledge about the function and operation of electric and hybrid vehicle systems.
This course is ideal for those from the following roles/sectors:
- Emergency services personnel who may attend an accident involving an electric vehicle
- Vehicle Technicians involved in the maintenance and service and/or handling of electric vehicles
- Recovery Service
- Technical Trainers and Assessors
What you will learn:
This qualification has been developed by IMI in conjunction with electric vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. It is the first of its kind to address electric vehicle (high voltage) technology.
An accredited qualification will be issued subject to passing the online and oral assessment: Level 2 Award in Electrically Propelled Vehicle Hazard Management.
The learner will gain a full understanding of the importance of carrying out a manual service disconnection procedure and the implications if the vehicle was not fully powered down, and how important it is for them and any supporting colleagues to work safely when carrying out investigations on electric or hybrid vehicles.
- Understand the construction and operation of electric and hybrid vehicles
- Identify the main components and describe their operation and function
- Carry out specific isolation procedures to ensure the vehicle is safe before carrying out service work
- Work safely with high voltage vehicles.
- This course carries an IMI CPD value of 30 credits which can count towards annual membership CPD requirements.