SCQF Level 6

Course Overview
This IMI qualification is designed for technicians who maintain, diagnose and repair high and low voltage operating systems on electric/hybrid vehicles. It contains the skills and knowledge required to work safely around a vehicles high voltage electrical and drive train system whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance. 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. On completing this qualification, technicians will have gained knowledge of both low and high voltage technologies and an understanding of their dangers.
What You Will Learn
The content of this qualification has been designed to give 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.

There are two mandatory units in the qualification:

EV2.2 covers knowledge of:
• electric/hybrid vehicle system components and operation
• hazards associated with high voltage operating systems
• injury and risk reduction
• high voltage isolation and service preparation

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.
How the course is assessed

The award requires candidates to demonstrate knowledge and skills via:

  • IMI set oral assessment
  • IMI set practical assessment
  • IMI set online test


Progression And Articulation Routes
The typical progression route on completion of this qualification is to Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components. This qualification is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid high voltage vehicle systems and components.

• Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components
Download our progression route map here
Number Of Days Per Week
This qualification is delivered over 2 consecutive days at our Midlothian campus.

Course starting on the following dates:
  • 9 & 10 December 2019
  • 20 & 21 January 2020
  • 9 & 10 March 2020
  • 27 & 28 April 2020
  • 15 & 16 June 2020
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £280 Midlothian part-time (year 1)
Start Date and Time

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Monday 20/01/2020
  • Monday 09/03/2020
  • Monday 20/01/2020
  • Monday 09/03/2020
End Date

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Tuesday 21/01/2020
  • Tuesday 10/03/2020
  • Tuesday 21/01/2020
  • Tuesday 10/03/2020
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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