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Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair & Replacement

Course Code: RMV

Level: 2
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: IMI
Qualification: Award
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Three weeks
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 9.00am - 4.30pm

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About the course

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.

What you'll learn

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.

Entry requirements

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.

What's next?

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

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.