Course Type: Part Time,Employer

IMI Level 2 Award in Routine Maintenance Activities on Electrically Propelled Vehicles

  • Day Weekdays
  • Attendance Part Time
  • Time Daytime
  • Cost £300
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Skills Academy - Automotive

This VRQ is designed for those people who may encounter accident damaged or broken-down vehicles, for example emergency services orroadside recovery operators. It contains the knowledge required to work safely around a vehicle's high and low voltage electrical system and electric drive train system.

Course Content

This qualification contains the knowledge of the dangers surrounding electric vehicles and the precautions to avoid potential injury. The purpose and aim of the suite IMI Awards' electric vehicle qualifications (VRQs) is to instruct individuals from the retail automotive industry and the public service sector (for example, members of the emergency services, who may attend an accident involving an electric vehicle) in the maintenance, service, and/or handling of electric vehicles.

These qualifications have been developed by IMI in conjunction with electric vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. They are the first qualifications of their kind to address electric vehicle (high voltage) technology. The qualifications are essential to ensure the health and safety of individuals working with electric vehicles.

Days & Times

We run this course at various times and days throughout the year. Please call us on 0191 490 2246 for our latest start dates.



The place of study

You will be working in our state of the art workshops in a fantastic building purposely built and designed for motor industry related subjects. All our workshops are fully equipped with the latest vehicles and industry standard equipment giving you the best experience and skills.

Guidance is required.

How to apply

You can apply by contacting the Employers Team on 0191 490 2258 or alternatively email employers@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

No formal qualifications are required, however you must have relevant industry experience.

Required experience

Basic knowledge of the automotive industry is desirable.