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

Subject Area
Start Date
Study Mode
10 Weeks
Entry Requirements
Individuals interested in taking this course will need to possess appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills at Level 3.

This award is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid vehicles. It contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely in and around the vehicle's high and low voltage electrical system and electric drive train system whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance.

Entry requirements

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

Course units

The content of this qualification has been designed to give students 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, students successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to remove and replace electric/hybrid vehicle high voltage components.


Students will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Observation of practical skills
  • Oral questioning to check understanding
  • Formative and summative assessment

Course fees


The fees for this course may vary depending on funding eligibility, if you feel you may qualify for funding, please contact the Funding Team.

Course progression

This qualification will help support progression on to qualifications that further develop knowledge and skills within a technical role, carrying out diagnosis, repair and testing of high voltage components on electric/hybrid vehicles.

Students could progress to qualifications such as Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components.

Dates & course durations

19th September 2023 - 28th November 2023, Tuesdays, 6.00pm-9.00pm

9th January 2024 - 19th March 2024, Tuesdays, 6.00pm-9.00pm

9th April 2024 - 18th June 2024, Tuesdays, 6.00pm-9.00pm

Register your interest here.

Study methods

Study methods include face to face teaching, practical observations and assessments.


We offer superb automotive workshops with the latest industry standard equipment and technology to enhance student experience.

Additional costs

Students should bring PPE for working in the automotive workshop (overalls & safety footwear).

Specialist PPE will be provided.

Career progression

On completing this qualification, you will have gained knowledge of both low and high voltage technologies and an understanding of their dangers. This will allow you to progress further within your career or aid progression to further qualifications.

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