Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Repair Technician [Begins Fall 2024], TCC (HVR1) Technical Certificate of Credit
Purpose: The Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Repair Technician TCC is designed to prepare experienced automotive technicians to service, diagnose, and repair hybrid or fully electric vehicles in a general repair shop.
Curriculum: The curriculum contains five courses including shop safety, batteries/powertrain service, chassis, HVAC, and support systems.
Careers: Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Repair Technician
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 19 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
- This program begin Fall 2024 on the Valdosta campus.
|AUTT 1040Automotive Engine Performance
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 3.33333 Lab 3 - 10 Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1020 Co-requisite(s): None Introduces basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: general engine diagnosis, computerized engine controls and diagnosis, ignition system diagnosis and repair, fuel and air induction, exhaust systems, emission control systems diagnosis and repair, and other related engine service.
|AUTT 2200EV/Hybrid Vehicles Introduction & Safety Protocols
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1040 Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces experienced automotive technicians to the differences in operation and service procedures for EV and Hybrid vehicles. The fundamental safety protocols that must be observed when performing service procedures on these types of vehicles are also addressed in detail. Topics include review of electrical/electronic system principles, types of EV/Hybrid vehicles in the market, safety equipment, PPE and special tooling, and standard EV/Hybrid shop safety protocols.
|AUTT 2205EV/Hybrid Vehicle Batteries and Powertrains
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1040 Co-requisite(s): None This course covers general aspects and designs of batteries used in industry and automotive applications as well as battery support systems used in Hybrid/EV vehicles. General powertrain designs for auto applications are also discussed. Topics include battery design types, battery interlocks and sensing/management systems, 3-phase motors and other unique Hybrid/EV components.
|AUTT 2210EV/Hybrid Vehicle Battery and Powertrain Service
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1040 Co-requisite(s): None This course covers general service procedures that can be performed on EV and Hybrid vehicles in the aftermarket service shops. Topics include HV disconnect procedures and timeouts, selection and use of proper PPE and HV test equipment, HV battery pack removal and module servicing, AC drive motor removal and examination, transmission removal and examination, and battery cooling systems inspection and service procedures.
|AUTT 2215EV/Hybrid Vehicle Body, Chassis, HVAC and Support
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): AUTT 1040 Co-requisite(s): None This course covers the unique aspects of EV and Hybrid vehicle air conditioning and heating systems as well chassis and battery support systems. Topics covered include EV and hybrid cabin cooling and heating systems, HV battery support systems, and EV chassis systems.
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