VR27 - Electric (EV) and Hybrid Vehicle


VR27 gives an understanding of the specific requirements for the safe handling of electric and hybrid vehicles during transportation/recovery or minor repairs at the roadside.

Key Learning Outcomes

• The health and safety requirements applicable to electric and hybrid vehicles

• The principles of hybrid and electric (EV) vehicle operation

• How to identify hybrid and electric (EV) vehicles

• The potential hazards with high voltage vehicles

• The potential hazards when hybrid and electric (EV) vehicles are damaged by impact

• How to ensure the safety of yourself and others

• Issues and considerations when recovering and storing high voltage vehicles

• Where to find useful resources

Module/course type
Recommended duration (full course)
7 hours
Driver CPC available
DCPC course number