Hands-On ACDC Training

Official ACDC Covid Statement

Electric Drive (Automotive Instructors Only)

This is a 5 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, 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. The class is based on today’s technology and teaching methods. What you are missing in your training will be answered.

5 Day HEV, PHEV, and EV at ACDC



$4,500 Includes meals, a hybrid or EV to drive, all handouts on an 10 gig jump drive, 3 ACDC EMV books in color, 5 night accommodation, over 30 hours of pre-training on the web and ACDC hospitality. A hotel at the airport for the last night is about $110. If you fly out after 9 pm the last day you will be fine, or spend the night at the airport and fly the next day.

Before Class Starts

Before Class Starts

You will receive our 3 color eBooks and HEV 101, EV 101 and OEM webinars no matter where you live. The 3 books are Intro to Hybrid/EV, Tech Manual, and EMV College Level Textbook. That is over 30 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 it’s all hands-on training.

For Auto Instructors

You will have time every day from 3 to 5 to work on projects.

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

Day 1 8:30 –5:30 pm

Day 1 8:30 –5:00 pm.

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 – 5:30 pm

Day 2 8:30 – 5:00 pm

 “HV Battery Systems.. NiMH and Li-ion.  Electric Power Steering, DC-DC Converter operations”.

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

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

Day 3 8:30 to 5:30 pm

Day 3 8:30 to 5:00 pm

 “3 Phase Motors. Motor / Generator Controls, the Inverter. Regenerative Braking”

Day 4 8:30 to 5:30 pm

Day 4 8:30 to 5:00 pm

“High Voltage Air Conditioning systems, Heating, Other cooling systems. Nissan LEAF and Kia Niro EV”.

Location:  24 Wells Street, Worcester, Massachusetts  USA

Day 5 8:30 to 5:30 pm

Day 5 8:30 to 5:00 pm

Tech Tips and More training and then leave to catch a flight or train home.


Updated 09/1/21