Hands-On ACDC Training Center Re-opens in August

Official ACDC Covid Statement

Amped Up

This is a 3 Day class held in Worcester, MA. All of the ACDC fleet of cars will be here. That is 14 and counting. Most popular HEVs are Gen I, II, III Prius, Toyota Highlander, Camry HEV, Honda Civic I and II, Insight I and II, Accord HEV I, Ford Escape, Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt and Kia Niro EV. ACDC has lots of parts to work with, scan tools, and scopes. Limited to 4 people. The class is based on today’s technology and teaching methods. What you are missing in your training will be answered.

3 Day HEV, PHEV, and EV at ACDC


$3,000 Includes meals, a hybrid or EV to drive, all handouts on an 4 gig jump drive, both ACDC EMV books in color, 3 nights at a hotel, over 30 hours of pre-training on the web and ACDC hospitailty. A hotel at the airport for the last night is about $110. If you fly out after 8pm the last day you will be fine, or spend the night at the  airport and fly the next day.

Before Class Starts

You will receive our two color books (if you live in USA) and HEV 101, EV 101 and OEM webinars no matter where you live. That is over 26 hours of on-line training.  If you do not finish the pre-study the codes will allow you to study for 3 more months when you return home. At the training center there is a 50/50 split between hands-on and class time.

Travel day is getting to your Hotel and getting ready for class in the morning.

Day 1 8:30 –5:30 pm.

Meet at the ACDC training 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, HV Battery Systems.. NiMH and Li-ion.  Electric Power Steering, DC-DC Converter operations.

Day 2 8:30 – 5:30 pm

3 Phase Motors. Motor / Generator Controls, the Inverter. Prius CVT and Volt CVT. Regenerative Braking. High Voltage Air Conditioning systems, Heating, Other cooling systems.

Instructor is Craig Van Batenburg, CMAT, L1, and L3 Certified

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

Location: 24 Wells Street, Worcester, Massachusetts USA

Day 3 8:30 to 5:30 pm

 Grid Charging, Electric cars, and more training.