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


  • 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


  • 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
  • Proper interpretation of warning documentation
  • Recognition of High Voltage components and circuitry


  • 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


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


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


  • 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


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

The Automotive Service Technician program prepares students to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types and makes of cars. ATC instructors have relevant field experience and provide a practical and knowledgeable source of education to our students.

ATC Surrey’s Automotive Service Technician program covers:

  • Introduction to the Automotive Industry and Shop Safety
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Service Wheels, Tires, Hubs and Bearings
  • Operation and Servicing of Hydraulic Brake Systems
  • Operation & Service Suspension Systems
  • Operation & Service Steering Systems
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Welding Fundamentals
  • Service the Drive Lines and Drive Axles
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • + more

ATC’s Auto Detailing program lets students earn an industry recognized certificate with hands-on, practical training in an actual repair shop. This approach ensures that graduates have the confidence needed to step right into the workforce. The Auto Detailing program covers the essentials of preparing a car for the showroom floor and develops skills in exterior and interior maintenance for used automobiles.

Key elements of ATC’s Auto Detailing program include:

  • An Introduction to Professional Automotive Detailing (P.A.D.)
  • Exterior Preparation and Interior Reconditioning
  • Used Vehicle Exterior Reconditioning
  • Vehicle Paint Surface Repair And Reconditioning
  • Workplace Introduction And Major Shop Projects

Request your free automotive career information package today to take advantage of exiting career opportunities in auto detailing.

Why training for Auto Detailing in Montreal is a great career choice

Have you ever wondered how the vehicles on used car lots all look so good? They have all been given a once over by an expert in auto detailing, known formally as “dealer preparation.”

Experts in auto detailing are highly prized because they turn low-value cars and trucks into much higher value reconditioned vehicles. You can also strike out on your own by establishing an auto detailing business, an ideal choice if you have an entrepreneurial spirit and have always wanted to run your own business. Whether you find work in an existing business or establish your own, you will enjoy seeing the smiles on the faces of customers when they see the results of your auto detailing.

ATC’s short Automotive Detailing program offers a hands-on approach to learning that takes place, for the most part, in the shop. In fact, you will spend 85% of the course in the shop gaining practical experience, which will give you the confidence you need to perform in a real shop environment.

Your instruction covers the essentials of preparing a car for the showroom floor and offers hands-on skills in exterior and interior maintenance for used automobiles. We also ensure you receive instruction on a wide variety of surfaces and materials—a key benefit which can widen your employment potential.

Key elements of ATC’s Auto Detailing Course

  • An Introduction to Professional Automotive Detailing (P.A.D.)
  • Exterior Preparation and Interior Reconditioning
  • Used Vehicle Exterior Reconditioning
  • Vehicle Paint Surface Repair And Reconditioning
  • Workplace Introduction And Major Shop Projects
  • WHMIS 2015 certification

Earn an industry-recognized certificate

After completing a workplace introduction and major shop projects, you will be awarded an industry-recognized certificate following successful completion of a final exam that covers these topics:

  • P.A.D. – Vehicle preparation for delivery and PDI showroom preparation
  • Used vehicle preparation and interior/exterior reconditioning
  • Understanding vehicle paint repair & reconditioning and be shown how to apply vehicle protection applications (rust proofing, undercoating. etc.)

*Please note that this program is bilingual.


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