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The future of cars is changing. Can you take the HEAT?

With new zero emission vehicle registrations rising sharply, the growth of Electric Vehicle offers tremendous opportunities for businesses that are ready to embrace electric.

To be ready, businesses and individuals must invest in the right Electric Vehicle training to ensure their employees have the necessary skills and knowledge to accommodate future demand.

Hybrid Electric Automotive Training (HEAT) at Blackburn College is set to be the north’s leading provider with the latest technology and training equipment for supporting electrical/hybrid teaching and upskilling for motor vehicle professionals.

With predictions showing there will be more than 6.5 million battery/electric vehicles on our roads by 2030, HEAT is dedicated to developing training that meets the demands of future EV technologies.

Lancashire Automotive Skills Accelerator project (LASA)

Lancashire AutomotiveFt Skills Accelerator project (LASA) is a partnership project led by Blackburn College aiming to support businesses across Lancashire to respond to the growth of renewable energy sources, particularly focusing on low-emission vehicles and infrastructure within the light vehicle maintenance, service and repair, plant machinery and motorsport industries. The partnership includes Blackpool & Fylde College, Lancaster & Morecambe College, Myerscough College and Nelson & Colne College Group.

An Independent Garage Network has been established across Lancashire which supports small businesses to upskill in new technology and hybrid/electric qualifications.

For more information contact: HEAT@blackburn.ac.uk.

Study

  • You will have future proof, world-class training – both new and upskilling opportunities
  • Develop the confidence in this expanding part of the car sector
  • Be able to prove hybrid/electrical competence on vehicles

Businesses must ensure they are ready to handle EVs safely and efficiently, and that employees have the appropriate skills and knowledge.

Browse our courses, delivered by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) that we will soon be delivering at HEAT.

Course Calendar

Course Date, Duration and Price
L4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components (QCF) 10th October 2022 - 4 days - £850
L4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components (QCF) 20th October 2022 - 4 days - £850
IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement 4th October 2022 - 3 days - £485
IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement 5th December 2022 - 3 days - £485
IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement 25th April 2023 - 3 days - £485
IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement 12th June 2023 - 3 days - £485
IMI Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness 12th September 2022 - 3 days - £140
IMI Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness 11th Januar 2023 - 3 hours - £140
IMI Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness 19th April 2023 - 3 hours - £140
IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities 13th September 2022 - 2 days - £275
IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities 9th November 2022 - 2 days - £275
IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities 16th January 2023 - 2 days - £275
IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities 13th March 2023 - 2 days - £275
IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities 28th June 2023 - 2 days - £275
IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency & Recovery Personnel 15th November 2022 - 2 days - £275
IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling 22nd September 2022 - 1 day - £195
IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling 2nd February 2023 - 1 day - £195
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Diagnosis, Repair and Recalibration of Advanced Driver Assist Systems (7290-83) 17th October 2022 - 4 days - £430
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Diagnosis, Repair and Recalibration of Advanced Driver Assist Systems (7290-83) 15th November 2022 - 4 days - £430

Funded by Department of Education as part of The Skills Accelerator Strategic development Fund.

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