Class Schedule 2019

Private Class for ACDC Hybrid / EV shop

ACDC has a program for independent shops that includes updated training. Three nights.
When: Mon January 21 6:00 PM - Wed January 23 9:45 PM
Where: Cleveland, Ohio

NADA Show in San Fransisco, CA

ACDC will be at the National Automobile Dealers Association with a special announcement.
When: Fri January 25 8:30 AM - Sun January 27 5:30 PM
Where: San Fransisco, CA

Hybrid / EV class 16 hours Sat 9-5 Sun 1-5 Mon 6 to 10pm $500 Near Pittsburgh, PA

Craig and Deb Van Batenburg with the ACDC Highlander HEV will be at a great shop for a long weekend of classes. Our most popular short class. This class is for teachers and techs. We will have many hybrids at class, plus scan tools and some great equipment. The facility is a modern shop. Limited to 30 people. Included: Meals, notebook, 4 gig jump drive w class materials and lots of information.
When: Sat February 2 9:00 AM - Mon February 4 10:00 PM

Salvage Yard / Recycling Hybrid / EV 2 day class $1,500 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

As more cars are electrified more Salvage Yard and Recycling Centers will need to safely handle 400 volts. In this class you will learn the safety and how to discharge a high voltage system and take a high voltage battery apart. Includes a hotel 2 nights, workbook, all meals, Laminated Safety Card, note book, jump drive with HEV/ EV info, 3 hours web training.
When: Thu February 7 8:30 AM - Fri February 8 4:30 PM
Where: ACDC Training Center 24 Wells Street Worcester, MA

Electric Drive Training.. 5 days..Hands-on in Wilmington, North Carolina ...8 seats left

This class is a 5 day class for teachers and techs. $4,000. This class is held in Wilmington, NC in the winter so we have a warmer place. We will have many hybrids at class, plus scan tools and some great equipment. The facility is modern shop with a dedicated training room above. Limited to 20 people. A lot is included such as Webinar HEV 101, EV 101, OEM 101, books, hotel, meals. This can get you our Advanced Level Hybrid Certificate (conditions apply).
When: Wed February 13 8:30 AM - Sun February 17 5:30 PM

Lithium / NiMH Batteries. The future. What do you know? $3,000 includes almost everything.

Craig Van Batenburg, CEO of ACDC, has had many questions about Li-ion / NiMH batteries. Who is rebuilding, what is the battery construction and how do I get to the bottom of what is going on? In the process you will learn how to do this yourself, if you so desire. Because of limited space sign up soon. 10 seats only.
When: Tue March 26 8:30 AM - Thu March 28 5:00 PM

Up Your Voltage! Class #54 ... 7 Days ... 2 seats open

Price $5,000 7 days of advanced EV / hybrid hands-on training. Fly into Boston or Worcester, Mass. Class starts at 8:00 the night before. ACDC classroom holds 8 people, everyday in a shop disassembling hybrids, Plug-ins and EVs. We will be scoping, scanning, real world fixes, diagnosis and a lot more. We have a training classroom on wheels at ACDC plus HEVs / PHEVs and EVs at class. BOLT... Leaf and a VOLT plus many hybrids so the hands-on never ends. Reviewers can attend for 1/2 price. 8 seats only.
When: Sat March 30 8:00 PM - Sat April 6 3:00 PM

SAE Congress

SAE holds a great conference every year. This is a must do for ACDC. We will be attending as Media once again. Cobo hall. Let me know if you will be there.
When: Wed April 10 7:45 AM - Fri April 12 7:45 PM
Where: Detroit, MI

NYC International Auto Show ... New York City

Craig and Deb will be making our annual trip to the Big Apple. In the area? Lets have dinner. We both write for Auto, Inc and so we cover this show to keep up with the latest HEV / EV news.
When: Wed April 17 8:15 AM - Thu April 18 11:15 PM
Where: New York City, NY

NACAT Conference 2018 ... Bronze Sponsor

Once again ACDC is helping the schools in North America with free training and a great time, good food and people that know why we do what we do. We will be there in force. Updated hybrid / EV class. Find us in Canada.
When: Mon July 15 7:00 AM - Fri July 19 6:00 PM
Where: Calgary, Canada


IGO-NC is committed to improving the automotive service industry through image building and ongoing training. ACDC is going south again to North Carolina to help the state association get their shops ready for the future with hybrid training.
When: Fri September 27 8:30 AM - Sat September 28 5:30 PM
Where: Cary, NC