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IMI Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness

At a glance

  • Part Time

  • Half Day 

  • Pibwrwlyd Campus

This is a half-day course which raises awareness of working safely around electric and hybrid vehicles.

Individuals completing this course will have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely within the automotive retail industry as it continues to see an increase in Electric/Hybrid vehicles entering the workplace. The one day course is designed to provide individuals with an introduction to the knowledge of safe working practices, the dangers surrounding and the precautions required to avoid potential injury when near electric/hybrid vehicles.

During the course you will cover:

  • 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, those successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintaining electric/hybrid vehicles.

Who is it for?

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 individuals to continue to work safely within their role.

As an employer, you have a responsibility for anyone handling electricity as part of the role.

Entry Requirements

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.

Progression and Employment
  • IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement
  • Automated Driver Assistance Systems Calibration

A ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel only cars and vans will be introduced in 2030. This places greater emphasis on the urgency of the need for current motor mechanics to upskill to ensure sustainability and long term employment.

Additional Costs


PLA (Personal Learning Account) and or React funding may be available for eligible individuals to fund this course. Please click here for further info and to check eligibility.

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Park Place
SA43 1AB
01239 612032

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Llanbadarn Fawr
SY23 3BP
01239 612032

Coleg Ceredigion is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08725643 and is a registered charity No. 1154557.
The registered office is at Park Place, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1AB