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Our Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Bootcamp is aimed at upskilling and building on sector-specific skills within the automotive industry.

Our Hybrid Electric Automotive Training (HEAT) facility at Blackburn College has the latest technology and training equipment for supporting electrical/hybrid teaching and upskilling those who are currently working within the motor vehicle industry.

The Skills Bootcamp will include:

  • Tour of our HEAT facilities
  • IMI Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness
  • IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness:
  • IMI L3 module – Service and Repair on Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Component Removal and Replacement

Note: There will be online electronic distance learning content to be undertaken away from the planned sessions

adult student with tape measure crouched down next to car in motor vehicle workshop

Evening courses

Mondays: 5th February 2024 to 25th March 2024
Times: 5pm to 9pm


For more information or to book on to a Skills Bootcamp please email


Our Skills Bootcamps are aimed at people in the industry to upskill and achieve a recognised motor vehicle qualification designed by employers. You may be eligible to join a Skills Bootcamp in Lancashire if you:

  • Are aged 19 or over
  • Live in Lancashire, including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool*
  • Have lived in the UK for 3 or more years, or you are a qualifying refugee
  • Can commit the time to complete, and have a real desire to increase your earnings
  • Be employed within the automotive industry

Part -funded for Individuals

The cost for the employers is:

SMEs must contribute 10% of course = £122.90
Larger businesses must contribute 30% of the course = £368.69
Self employed = no fee