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IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement

Please Note: This qualification has undergone a technical review by industry experts. This review has now concluded, and we have attached new documentation for your perusal in the documents area, marked (NEW). These documents will go live as of the 1st July 2022. The IMI has also attached a summary of changes.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is for training providers and employers to deliver to learners in the 16-18 and 19+ age groups. These learners will have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely when carrying out repair activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicle high voltage systems.

It is therefore designed for those people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a routine maintenance situation. It also contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely around a vehicle that may have had damage to its high energy/electrical system.

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 them to continue to work safely within their role. These roles can include, but are not exclusive, to:

  • Maintenance and repair technician


Individuals interested in taking this course will need to possess appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills at level 3.


The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out diagnostic, testing and repair activities. This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system.

It contains two mandatory units EV2.2 and EV3.

EV2.2 covers all of the skills and knowledge from IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicles Routine Maintenance Activities and EV3 covers skills in:

  • working safely on an electric/hybrid vehicle
  • using information to carry out the task
  • carrying out repairs on high energy electrical systems
  • recording information and making suitable recommendations

As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and skills, and the ability to remove and replace Electric/Hybrid vehicle high voltage components.

Which subjects will complement this course?

This qualification will help support their progression onto qualifications that further develop their knowledge and skills within a technical role, carrying out diagnosis, repair and testing of high voltage components on Electric/Hybrid vehicles:

Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components


Please contact an IMI approved centre