Motor Vehicle Maintenance

The content of this qualification has been designed to give the learners the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out routine maintenance and repair activities (not voltage components or systems). This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system.
It contains one mandatory unit covering knowledge of:

  • Electric/hybrid vehicle system components and operation
  • Hazards surrounding electric/hybrid vehicles
  • How to reduce the risks to yourself and others when working on electric/hybrid vehicles
  • Safely preparing the vehicle when carrying routine maintenance (NOT high voltage components or systems)
  • Working safely on an electric/hybrid vehicle (NOT high voltage components or systems)
    As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to work safely around and maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.
  • Entry requirements

    Learners will need to possess appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills at level 2. This could be either through at least 3 years of experience working at a garage, carrying out a range of electrical/mechanical work on vehicles and/or possess a level 2 qualification (or above) in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, or in Vehicle Technology.

  • Who is the course for?

    Learners will have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely when carrying out routine maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles. It is therefore designed for those people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a routine maintenance situation.
    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.
    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 vehicle maintenance and repair technicians.

  • Study methods

    Lectures, demonstrations and practical tasks.

  • How is the course assessed?

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

  • 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

    Progression within the motor industry

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    This qualification will help support their progression onto qualifications that further develop their knowledge and skills within a technical role, carrying out repair and replacement of high voltage components on Electric/Hybrid vehicles:

    • Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Repair and Replacement
  • 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 Nov 2022

Starts 8 November 2022

Duration 5 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £275.00

Days/Time Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00

Course starting Feb 2023

Starts 21 February 2023

Duration 5 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £275.00

Days/Time Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00