Motor Vehicle Maintenance

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

    As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.
  • Entry requirements

    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.

  • Who is the course for?

    The course is designed to provide learners 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.
    This Award sized qualification offers an introduction to this specialised industry sector which in addition to complimenting their current industry qualifications and experience, will enable them to continue to work safely within their role. These roles can include but are not exclusive to:
    Non-technical roles such as:

    • First Responders
    • Managers
    • Valeters
    • Car hire companies
    • Parts advisors
    • Sales and aftersales advisor
    • Event staff
    • Vehicle recovery personnel
    • Vehicle dismantlers
    • Vehicle damage assessors
    • Electric/Hybrid professional vehicle drivers.
  • Study methods

    Lectures and demonstrations

  • How is the course assessed?

    The assessment for this course will be via an on-line exam and practical assessment.

  • More information

    Uxbridge College is pioneering the latest in high tech learning with its new training technologies for electric and hybrid car maintenance and repairs.
    The college recently took delivery of a Mini Electric, which is being used hand in hand with its new state-of-the-art electric car simulator, the Car Train. Its EV (Electric Vehicle) courses will support the major shift towards the use of electric and hybrid vehicles, as the UK moves to end its contribution to global warming.
    Candidates will be given a maximum of 3 opportunities to resit the online exam. Failure to pass/show up for these 3 resit dates will result in the candidate failing the entire course. The resit fee is £50 and the candidate will need to wait until the next batch of exams are taking place to resit.

    In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must pass all elements of the course within the current academic year– there will be no opportunity for any resits/resubmissions later. However, serious personal issues that arise that may adversely affect attendance and consequently completion of the course - these will be considered on a case by case basis. The on-line exam will be in the week after the end date of the course.
    This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions are available. ‘Fee refunds for commercial courses will not be awarded after two weeks before the scheduled start date of the course, unless the course is cancelled by the College.’
    Certification is based upon the achievement of the passing the course content and paying the fees in full.
    Once you have clicked the Enrol Now button and completed and submitted your online application, we will be in touch to discuss your application further.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Various roles that may require being close to or working on electric/hybrid vehicles.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    This qualification will help support progression onto qualifications that further develop their knowledge of either working safely in emergency or recovery situations or within a technical role carrying out routine servicing and maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

    • Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency and Recovery Personnel
    • Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities
  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Oct 2022

Starts 4 October 2022

Duration 2 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £125.00

Days/Time Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30

Course starting Jan 2023

Starts 24 January 2023

Duration 2 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £125.00

Days/Time Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30