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IMI International L1 Award in Electric Vehicle Awareness

Please NOTE that this qualification will close for registrations on 31-08-2018. PLEASE refer to the new Electric Vehicle qualifications.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification has been designed for people (including paramedics and sales staff), who may encounter high voltage vehicles and require an awareness of their hazards.


This qualification contains the knowledge of the dangers surrounding electric vehicles and the precautions to avoid potential injury. The purpose and aim of the suite IMI electric vehicle qualifications is to instruct individuals from the retail automotive industry and the public service sector (for example, members of the emergency services, who may attend an accident involving an electric vehicle) in the maintenance, service, and/or handling of electric vehicles.


Teaching and Learning Materials

Autonomy, online learning solutions for the automotive sector.
Visit the EV Guide ( for free information about hybrid and electric vehicles. It's aimed at giving people, new to the technology, an overview of hybrid and electric vehicles including the benefits and key features of both types of vehicle and the safety points to consider. The learning resource is generic – you will need about 30 minutes to view the site making it ideal to use with all cohorts.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.