It is 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 complementing current industry qualifications and experience, will enable people to continue to work safely within their role.
Individuals interested in taking this course will need to possess appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills at level 3.
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 diagnostic, testing and repair activities. This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system.
It contains two mandatory units EV2.2 and EV3.
EV2.2 covers all of the skills and knowledge from IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicles Routine Maintenance Activities and EV3 covers skills in: working safely on an electric/hybrid vehicle using information to carry out the task carrying out repairs on high energy electrical systems recording information and making suitable recommendations as a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to remove and replace Electric/Hybrid vehicle high voltage components.
3 days short course. Exam on the final day.
Candidates will sit a multiple choice online test and a skills based assessment.
On completion, technicians will be able to practically demonstrate that they have the skills required to repair high voltage vehicle electrical components and systems.