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It’s no secret that the automotive world has been going through a seismic transition. As the industry moves more and more towards hybrid and electric cars, we’ve seen all kinds of exciting developments crop up and become more and more commonplace. 

With the hybrid and EV revolution already well under way, aspiring mechanics would do well to upgrade their skill set so that they can service these vehicles too. Do you want to gain the specialized skills needed to work on EVs and hybrids?

Learn more about our Introductory Course on Hybrid And Electrical Mechanics!

Develop the Skill Set You’ll Need for Both Today and the World of Tomorrow

The introductory course in hybrid and electric technology allows you to gain the skills you need to effectively repair EVs and hybrid cars. 

Courses will cover the following subjects:

  • Module 1: Introduction and Safety
  • Module 2: Technical Research and HV Circuit Systems
  • Module 3: Computer and Network Systems
  • Module 4: Motorization and Regenerative Systems
  • Module 5: High Voltage and Charging Systems
  • Module 6: Heating, Ventilation, and A/C

Discover Who We Are

We at Automotive Training Centres are dedicated to training the next generation in the automotive trades. Founded in British Columbia in 1985, with campuses now all over the country, ATC offers training programs that are constantly being updated to keep up with new developments within the field. Learn from experienced and qualified instructors in our hands-on environment. 

We’ve been working tirelessly over the years to help thousands of students prepare to launch their careers within the automotive industry. Working in collaboration with industry partners, Automotive Training Centres has perfected its training courses in order to provide students with the tools and technical knowledge necessary to start a promising career in the automotive industry.

The Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Mechanics Introductory Course teaches you the knowledge that will run you through basic mechanical repairs on a hybrid and electric vehicle

Resquest Information

Resume of the introductory course in hybrid and electric vehicle mechanics

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION AND SAFETY (7 hours)

  • Exploring the electric vehicle revolution, future technologies, and today’s reality for the future car mechanic.
  • What to expect in this course
  • Aspects of technological change and what it means going forward
  • Recognizing the importance of the safety risks
  • Adopting a strong permanent responsible approach to disabling and assuring safety when working on hybrid
    electric vehicles.
  • Developing a strong permanent attitude towards the importance of electrical safety application

MODULE 2 TECHNICAL RESEARCH AND HV CIRCUIT SYSTEMS (20 hours)

  • Learn to find and interpret computer based repair information on hybrid electric vehicles
  • Recognition of important components related to the safe operation of repair when working on hybrid
    electricvehicles
  • Proper interpretation of warning documentation
  • Recognition of High Voltage components and circuitry

MODULE 3 COMPUTER AND NETWORK SYSTEMS (25 hours)

  • Understanding hybrid electric vehicle computer systems
  • Learn to read signals and compare with specifications
  • Interpret codes and repair information related to computer systems
  • scope functionality and operation

MODULE 4 MOTORIZATION AND REGENERATIVE SYSTEMS (20 hours)

  • Learn to Diagnose electric motor systems
  • Learn to diagnose regenerative brake systems

MODULE 5 HIGH VOLTAGE AND CHARGING SYSTEMS (15 hours)

  • Learn to measure, interpret findings on high voltage and charging systems
  • Learn to analyze and verify components related to HV systems using specialized equipment.

MODULE 6 HEATING, VENTILATION AND A/C (8 hours)

  • Understanding the operation of thermal management on hybrid electric vehicles
  • Repair of related components and proper operation verifications
  • Understanding the proper methods of disposal and filling recommended by the manufacturer

MODULE 7 CONTROL SYSTEMS AND DIAGNOSTICS (25 hours)

  • Practice calibration procedures and diagnostics related to advanced driver assistance systems
  • Reset procedures and correct software applications
  • Failure code diagnostics and abnormality

Heavy Vehicle Systems (Basics and Advanced) Course

Heavy duty vehicles have heavy duty engines, and it requires proper training to know how to keep them running smoothly.

ATC’s online courses use interactive and game-based learning to help you understand how heavy vehicles operate, as well as how to repair them. With extensive email support and instructors to guide you through the modules, ATC’s heavy vehicle systems course will help you excel in the automotive industry.

Heavy Vehicle Systems Course Outline:

  • Workplace Safety
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Tires, Wheels and Wheel Bearings 
  • Fifth Wheel
  • Coupling and Uncoupling a Semi-Trailer
  • Tow Coupling
  • Suspension Systems
  • Steering Systems
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Drive Line
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Diesel Engine – operation, lubrication and cooling system
  • Diesel Fuel Injection
  • Manual Transmission and Clutch Operation
  • Starting and Charging System
  • Automatic Transmissions

Want to add specialized automotive training to your resume?

 Request your Free Automotive Online Training Info Kit today to get started!

 

Engine Performance – Sensor and Ignition System Course

As cars become more fuel efficient and eco-friendly, sensor and ignition systems have become more and more sophisticated. If you want to become a mechanic, it is essential to develop the skills necessary to understand and repair these important systems.

ATC’s online sensor and ignition systems course is designed with automotive careers in mind and offers the practical training you need to excel. Students get the best of both worlds through instructor-led courses in a flexible online format.

Sensor and Ignition System Course Outline

  • DIS and COP Ignition System Operation
  • Ignition Control System
  • O2, HO2, MAFS, AFS, TPS, MAP, ECT, IAT, NOx, CKP, CMP Sensors
  • Knock Sensors and Speed Sensors

Want to become well-versed in sensor and ignition systems?

 Request your Free Automotive Online Training Info Kit today to start learning!

Engine Management Simulation Course

If you want to refine your repair skills, this simulation course will allow you to practice automotive repairs from the comfort of your home. You will virtually change vehicle parts, replace wires, and create repair invoices using ATC’s web-based software.

Practice makes perfect, and this simulation course provides hands-on experience to get you career-ready. Students also receive extensive instructor support, and can complete the modules at their own pace. With practical exercises in a flexible format, now is the perfect time to gain the skills you need to kickstart your automotive career!

Students Will Learn About Using the Following Tools:

  • Oscilloscope
  • Multimeter
  • Scan tool
  • Breakout Box
  • Fuel pressure gauge
  • Jump Starter

Want to gain valuable automotive repair skills?

Request your Free Automotive Online Training Info Kit today!

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