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L4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland only.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification has been developed in close liaison with industry specialists, electric vehicle manufacturers, training providers, the health and safety executive and the IMI Sector Skills Council. This is the first qualification of its kind to address working on live electric/hybrid vehicle high voltage vehicle systems and components.  The qualification is essential to ensure the health and safety of individuals working on electric/hybrid vehicles. On completion of this qualification technicians will be able to practically demonstrate that they have the skills required for repairing high voltage vehicle systems and components.

This qualification is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid high voltage vehicle systems and components. It contains the knowledge and skills required to work on live high voltage vehicle electrical components and associated systems.

On completion, technicians will be able to practically demonstrate that they have the skills required to repair high voltage vehicle electrical components and systems

Assessor Requirements

Assessors need an in-depth technical competence related to the qualifications for which they are assessing, as well as a thorough understanding of assessment and quality assurance practices. Assessors will be required to hold the IMI Accreditation electric vehicle accredited assessor award or an industry equivalent qualification/award and be willing to work towards the IMI Accreditation electric vehicle accredited assessor award.

About

This qualification contains the knowledge of the dangers surrounding repairs carried out to live high voltage vehicle electrical components and systems. The purpose and aim of this qualification is to provide technicians working on electric/ hybrid vehicles with the required level of skills and knowledge to carry out repairs on live high voltage vehicle electrical components and systems safely.

This qualification has been developed by IMI in conjunction with electric vehicle manufacturers, the health and safety executive, training providers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. It is the first qualification to address live electric vehicle (high voltage) technology. The qualification is essential to ensure the health and safety of individuals working with live high voltage vehicle electrical components and systems.

Assessment: Practical Assessments, oral assessments and Written assessment

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