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Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement

Course Code: RMV
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Award
  • Awarding body: The Institute of Motor Industry (IMI)
  • Duration: Two days
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Thursdays and Fridays, 8.30am - 5.00pm

What's it all about?

The IMI qualification will enable you to work on electrically propelled vehicles. This IMI training course at City College Plymouth will give you the knowledge required to work safely around a vehicle’s high and low voltage electrical system and electric drive train system, whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance. On completion of this qualification, you will have gained knowledge of both low and high voltage technologies and an understanding of their dangers.

Course information

This qualification contains the knowledge of the dangers surrounding electric vehicles and the precautions to avoid potential injury. The purpose and aim of the suite IMI electric vehicle qualifications (VRQs) is to instruct individuals from the retail automotive industry and the public service sector (ie members of the emergency services who may attend an accident involving an electric vehicle) in the maintenance, service, and/or handling of electric vehicles.These qualifications have been developed by IMI in conjunction with electric vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. They are the first qualifications of their kind to address electric vehicle (high voltage) technology. The qualifications are essential to ensure the health and safety of individuals working with electric vehicles.

This award is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid vehicles.

You will be assessed via an online test and a practical assessment.

Upon successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Award in Electrically Propelled Vehicle Repair and Replacement.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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