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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and you are expected to have some prior knowledge or industry experience

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Duration

12 hours

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Study Mode

Part time

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Timetable

Various

Key features and benefits

  • Rated "Good" by Ofsted in all areas - as of January 2022
  • Learn in new Hybrid Electric Automotive Training (HEAT) facility
  • Benefit from significant funding and investment from Department of Education
  • Develop future-proofed set of skills

Overview

The IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency and Recovery Personnel is designed for technicians who in the course of their daily work may encounter damaged electric/hybrid vehicles. It contains the knowledge required to work safely around the electric/hybrid vehicles high and low voltage electrical system and electric drive train systems.

The qualification provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles during emergency and recovery situations.

You will study in our world-class £5.5m Regional Automotive Technology Hub (RATH), which was developed collaboratively with leading car manufacturers. The Hybrid Electric Automotive Training (HEAT) areas will provide you with state-of-the-art workshops that look and feel just like industry.

Within our world-class facilities, you will get to work on our brand new range of electric/hybrid vehicles, enabling you to develop a future-proofed set of skills.

What will I study?

The course contains one mandatory unit covering:

  • The types of Electric/Hybrid vehicles available
  • Hazard associated with the motor vehicle high energy electrical systems
  • Working safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles including charging
  • How to reduce the risk of injury when encountering electric/hybrid vehicles
  • How to safely transport and store electric/hybrid vehicles

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and you are expected to have some prior knowledge or industry experience.

How will I be assessed?

You will be required to sit an online examination at the end of the course.

What can I do next?

After this course you may consider the Level 3 qualification, which further develops their knowledge and skills within a technical role, carrying out repair and replacement of high voltage components on Electric/Hybrid vehicles:

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 292500 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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Rated "Good" by Ofsted

January 2022
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