Competency in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components


Unit Reference Number:     Y/601/3771

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
1Be able to work safely when carrying out removal and replacement activities1.1Use suitable personal protective equipment and vehicle coverings when working on light vehicle electrical systems and components
1.2Work in a way which minimises the risk of damage or injury to the vehicle, people and the environment
2Be able to use relevant information to carry out the task2.1Select suitable sources of technical information to support light vehicle electrical unit and component removal and replacement activities including:a. vehicle technical data
b. removal and replacement procedures
c. legal requirements
2.2Use technical information to support light vehicle electrical unit and component removal and replacement activities
3Be able to use appropriate tools and equipment3.1Select the appropriate tools and equipment necessary for removal and replacement of motor vehicle electrical system components
3.2Ensure that equipment has been calibrated to meet manufacturers’ and legal requirements
3.3Use the tools and equipment in the way specified by manufacturers to remove and replace motor vehicle electrical systemsa. auxiliary
4Be able to carry out removal and replacement of light vehicle electrical units and components.4.1Remove and replace the motor vehicle’s electrical systems and components, adhering to the specifications and tolerances for the vehicle and following:a. the manufacturer’s approved removal and replacement methods
b. recognised researched repair methods
c. health and safety requirements.
4.2Ensure that replacement motor vehicle electrical units and components conform to the vehicle operating specification and any legal requirements
4.3Use suitable testing methods to evaluate the performance of the reassembled system
4.4Ensure that the reassembled motor vehicle electrical systems performs to the vehicle operating specification and meets any legal requirements
4.5Complete all the system diagnostic activities within the agreed timescale
5Be able to record information and make suitable recommendations5.1Produce work records that are accurate, complete and passed to the relevant person(s) promptly in the format required
5.2Make suitable and justifiable recommendations for cost effective repairs
5.3Identify and report any expected delays in completion to the relevant person(s) promptly in the format required.
5.4Record and report any additional faults noticed during the course of their work promptly in the format required