Electric / Hybrid Vehicle Awareness


20 Jun 2023


20 Jun 2023

This course is for non-technical staff, such as sales and parts advisors, valeters, managers, paramedics, and professional drivers, to gain an awareness of Electric/Hybrid vehicles to enable them to continue to work safely in their roles. It is also suitable for members of the general public looking to gain an awareness of Electric or Hybrid vehicles.The course is designed to provide learners 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.This knowledge course DOES NOT deem someone competent to work on the high-energy electrical system of an electric and hybrid vehicle.

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IMI Level 1 Award


1 day


Scottish Borders Campus

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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 opportunities

This qualification will help support progression onto qualifications that further develop their knowledge of either working safely in emergency or recovery situations or within a technical role carrying out routine servicing and maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles. Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency and Recovery Personnel Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities



Course Content

The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge required to work safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles. It contains one mandatory unit covering: The types of Electric/Hybrid vehicles available Hazards associated with motor vehicle high energy electrical systems Working safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles including chargingAs a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.


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