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.
Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Endorsement or Level ITA 2 CofQ or higher.
This session combines both online learning and classroom delivery. Students are required to complete and pass Online Modules 1, 2, and 3 prior to arriving at BCIT for the classroom and shop technical training. CSA approved safety glasses and steel-toed footwear required.
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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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