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IMI Level 1 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Awareness

Cost: £140 + VAT – this includes registration and certification with the IMI
Duration: ½ day


With the large increase in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and vehicle manufacturers moving away from the dependence of the internal combustion engine, the industry requires awareness of HEV vehicles.

What will I learn?

  • Know about the types of electric vehicles available
  • Understand the hazards around high energy electrical systems
  • Know how to work safely around electric vehicles
Where will I study:

Training 2000’s Automotive Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire

Who is this for

This qualification is designed to provide candidates 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.

These roles can include but are not exclusive to:

Non-technical roles such as:

  • Managers
  • Valeters
  • Parts Advisors
  • Sales and Aftersales Advisor
  • Event Staff
  • Vehicle Recovery Personnel
  • Vehicle Dismantlers
  • Vehicle Damage Assessors
  • Electric / Hybrid Professional Vehicle Drivers

Also essential for the public sector service (for example, members of the emergency services who may attend an accident involving an electric vehicle).


This knowledge qualification is tested via a multiple choice test only.

Useful information

Price includes IMI registration and certification.

Date last updated:25 February 2021