Available to those already working and qualified as a Light Vehicle (Car)Technician, this VRQ is for those responsible for maintaining hybrid vehicles and the hybrid system itself. It contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely in and around the vehicle's hybrid system.
You must already be qualified as a Light Vehicle (car) Technician/mechanic and have at least 3 years experience since completing an apprenticeship.
This course includes the following units:
The theory element of this course will be delivered over the first five weeks of the course leading to the online exam in week six.
Your practical assessment will take place between weeks seven and ten. You will be issued with an individual appointment time for this. You do not need to attend during these later weeks other than for your assessment appointment.
Underpinning knowledge will be assessed via online external tests for all units. Practical activities are assessed in our centre using externally set criteria.
You will need stationery and Personal Protective Equipment, including safety boots and overalls.
On completion of this qualification (containing two units), technicians will be able to practically demonstrate that they have the knowledge and skills required for repairing vehicles with high voltage hybrid technologies.
For more information on this qualification go to http://www.imiawards.org.uk/Qualifications/L3-Award-in-Hybrid-Electric-Vehicle-Repair-and-Replacement