Engineering & Automotive

Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness - E185

12 Quays Part Time Level 1 Duration 1 week

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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 them to continue to work safely within their role. These roles can include but are not exclusive to:

  • non-technical roles such as
    • managers
    • valeters
    • parts advisors
    • sales and aftersales advisor
    • event staff
  • vehicle recovery personnel
  • vehicle dismantlers
  • vehicle damage assessors
  • Electric/Hybrid professional vehicle drivers
Course Details

The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge required to work safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles. It contains one mandatory unit covering:

  • The types of Electric/Hybrid vehicles available
  • Hazards associated with motor vehicle high energy electrical systems
  • Working safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles including charging

As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

Entry Guidelines

No formal qualifications are required.

You should have a general interest in the automotive industry.

Good eye/hand co-ordination and communication and numeracy skills would be useful.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144

Office Use Only. Non Standard 22.1
Assessment Method

On-Line Test

Additional Information

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

Where can I progress to?
  • Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency and Recovery Personnel
  • Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities

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Fee : £195.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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