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  • Level: 1
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date:

    September 2023

  • Time: 6-9pm
  • Duration: 1 evening session

About the course

This Level 1 Award is designed for people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles (all variations) and require safety awareness, it is particularly suitable for non-technical people working in the automotive industry such as managers, valeters, parts and sales staff but also for private electric/hybrid vehicle drivers who wish to understand more about their vehicle. 

Delivered as one 3 hour evening session, you will learn about the different types of electric and hybrid vehicles, the dangers surrounding all variations of the vehicles and the precautions to avoid potential injury.

How much does it cost?

The full fee for this course is: £46.00

This course is free if you either live or work in Essex with funding provided by Essex County Council.

Contact Us or call 01279 868100 to get the most up-to-date info on fees and the financial support that may be available.

Who is it suitable for?

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.

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Where will this course take me?

If you are working in the automotive industry you may want to progress on to the Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities course.

Core modules

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

How will I be assessed?

30 minute online test

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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Funding Your Course

If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.