5 Day “Electric Drive” HEV, PHEV and EV at ACDC Center in Worcester, Mass

Cost:  $4,000 Includes meals, a hybrid or EV to drive, all handouts on an 4 gig jump drive, both ACDC EMV books in color, 5 night at a hotel, over 30 hours of pre-training on the web, pick up and delivery at Worcester Airport in Massachusetts.

B2KeJ7NCUAEIqpwThis class is based on today’s technology and teaching methods. What they are missing in their training will be answered.

All of the ACDC fleet of cars will be here. That is 13 and counting. Most popular HEVs are Gen I, II, III Prius, Toyota Highlander, Camry HEV, Honda Accord HEV, Civic I,.II and Insight, Ford Escape, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt and Kia Niro EV. ACDC has lots of parts to work with, scan tools, and scopes. Limited to 10 people.

Travel day is getting to your Hotel and getting ready for class in the morning. One of the ACDC staff with pick you up at the airport in Worcester.

For Techs .. you will have time to scope and scan all these cars and get to feel comfortable as around high voltage systems

For Auto Instructors you will have time every day from 3 to 5 to work on projects.

Everyone will have study to do on-line before class. It is required. We will explain more when you sign up.

First Day  8:30 5pm Meet at the ACDC traning center for hands on work. We will cover “What Makes a Hybrid different from a conventional car?  An Overview.  Safety, Service, Equipment needed and Maintenance Issues”

Day 2   8:30 to 5    “HV Battery Systems.. NiMH and Li-ion.  Electric Power Steering, DC-DC Converter operations”.

Day 3   8:30 to 5    “3 Phase Motors. Motor / Generator Controls, the Inverter. Regenerative Braking”

Day 4   8:30 to 5    “High Voltage Air Conditioning systems, Heating, Other cooling systems. Nissan LEAF and Chevy VOLT”.

Day 5   8:30 to 5    Tech Tips and More training and then leave to catch a flight or train home.

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Limited to 10 people.  We keep it small enough to have time for everyone. 

Instructor is Craig Van Batenburg, CMAT. L1 and L3

We accept AMX, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and a check 30 days ahead of time.

Location:  24 Wells Street, Worcester, Massachusetts  USA

Note: Can be taken on the road. You supply the cars and shop.  Quote will vary based on your location and what you can provide for cars and equipment.

Updated 01/08/20