Motor Vehicle Maintenance

  • Electric/hybrid vehicle system components and operation.
  • Hazards surrounding electric/hybrid vehicles.
  • Reducing risks to yourself/others and working safely on electric/hybrid vehicles.
  • Using information to carry out the task.
  • Carrying out repairs on high energy electrical systems.
  • Recording information and making suitable recommendations.

    As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out diagnostic, testing and repair activities. This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system. In addition, competence to remove and replace Electric/Hybrid vehicle high voltage components.

  • Entry requirements

    Candidates should have experience working as a mechanic and ideally (not essential) hold motor vehicle qualifications. As part of the application process you will be sent an eligibility form to complete, which will be reviewed by the tutor before you are offered a place on the course.

  • Who is the course for?

    This Award sized qualification offers an introduction to this specialised industry sector which in addition to complimenting your current industry qualifications and experience, will enable you to continue to work safely and extend your role to include Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

  • Study methods

    Lectures, demonstrations and practical tasks.

  • How is the course assessed?

    The assessment for this course will be via an on-line exams 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 owns its own 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

    Employment and progression within the motor industry.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components.

  • How to apply

    This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the Apply Now button to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

Course starting Nov 2023

Starts 7 November 2023

Duration 6 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £595.00

Days/Time Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00

Course starting Jan 2024

Starts 16 January 2024

Duration 6 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £595.00

Days/Time Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00