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AUTO 4011 - Electric Vehicle Technology and Service

Automotive Mechanics Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​Battery Electric Vehicle Technology and Service prepares Automotive Service Technicians (AST) to safely diagnose and service high voltage electric vehicles. Certified AST Technicians, registered AST 3rd or 4th year apprentices, build on previous understanding of conventional vehicle systems, to develop skills in preparation for the exponential increase in electric vehicles on our roads. This course has a 6 hour online self-paced module that must be completed in advance of the 30 hour classroom/shop training period.

Prerequisite(s)

​Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Endorsement or ITA CofQ Level 3 or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$996.31

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89854

Tue Feb 08 - Fri Feb 18 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 08 - Feb 11 Online
Feb 14 - Feb 18 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 14:00 BBY

Instructor

Jim Berladyn

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$996.31

Notes

  1. This session combines both online learning and classroom delivery. Students are required to complete and pass Online Modules 1, 2 & 3 prior to arriving at BCIT for the classroom and shop technical training Feb 14 – 18. CSA approved safety glasses and steel-toed footwear required.

CRN 89855

Tue Mar 15 - Fri Mar 25 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 15 - Mar 18 Online
Mar 21 - Mar 25 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 14:00 BBY

Instructor

Jim Berladyn

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$996.31

Notes

  1. This session combines both online learning and classroom delivery. Students are required to complete and pass Online Modules 1, 2 & 3 prior to arriving at BCIT for the classroom and shop technical training Mar 21 - 25. CSA approved safety glasses and steel-toed footwear required.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply high voltage safety procedures.
  • Distinguish different categories of high voltage vehicles
  • Service High Voltage Powertrain Systems
  • Service high voltage battery charging systems
  • Compare high voltage vehicle transmission type
  • Service high voltage vehicle temperature management systems
  • Distinguish the maintenance procedures for high voltage vehicles
  • Associate causes for common symptoms found in current high voltage vehicles

Effective as of Winter 2020

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