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 within the automotive retail industry as it continues
to see an increase in Electric/Hybrid vehicles entering the workplace.
It is therefore 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.
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.
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 charging
As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.
You will be practically assessed on each unit of the course to ensure your competency. An online test on each unit will be taken at the end of the course.
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.
Additional help and support is available should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.
For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.