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Electric Vehicle – Skills Bootcamp

Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to an interview with an employer. 

The Electric Vehicle Skills Bootcamp will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of this specific part of the motor vehicle sector. It will provide you with awareness of working with electric vehicles and progress through to working safely when carrying out repairs. This will allow you to progress to work on electric vehicles in your own garage or as a self-employed technician.

Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness: This part of the course is designed as 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.

Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities: This part of the course is designed to prepare you to 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.

Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement: Once you have gained the knowledge and skills to work safely around the high-energy system during routine maintenance you will progress to gaining the knowledge to work safely when carrying out repair activities on electric/hybrid vehicle high voltage systems.

Preparation for interview/interview skills: You will gain an understanding of the questions you may be asked during an interview and gain an insight into the responses employers are seeking.

The delivery schedule is as below:-

The course will run from Monday 16 September until Thursday 28 November (inclusive) and will run for two afternoon sessions each week.
Mondays: 4.00-7.00pm remotely delivered online (16 Sept will be in-person)
Thursdays: 4.00-7.00 practical session at Petroc’s North Devon Campus

There will be no course delivery during half term.

For further information, please contact proejcts@petroc.ac.uk.

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Sep 2024 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB689
Level : Level 3
Duration : 10 Weeks

Cost : Free

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Course details


You will progress through the three levels with a practical and online exam at the end of Level 1 and Level 2. The Level 3 qualification has knowledge assessed either by questions and answers, professional discussion, project, presentation or written assignment.

Entry Requirements

You should already have gained a certification at Level 2 or higher in an automotive-related qualification as a minimum entry onto this Skills Bootcamp.


Progression will include a job interview with a local employer or the skills and knowledge gained will improve your responsibilities and/or prospects within your current role.

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.

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