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Phase III: Hybrid & Electric-Vehicle Boot Camp (HEVBC)

Join us for an entire week of hands-on training at our Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Boot Camp Summer 2019. Learn how to service, diagnose, and repair hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV), and battery-electric vehicles (BEV). High voltage Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is demonstrated and used in this class during hands-on exercises.

Where: Weber State University, Ogden, UT, Technical Education Building Room TE-214

Duration: Approximately 35 hours of course content delivered between Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Instructor: Professor John D. Kelly of the WeberAuto YouTube channel.

Parking: Stop at the information booth in front of the school and ask for a five-day parking permit for the A3 parking lot.

When:


Three Sections to Choose From

May 20–24, 2019
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June 24–28, 2019
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July 15–19, 2019
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Meals

Light snacks will be provided. Lunch can be purchased in the school cafeteria or at local restaurants during the one-hour lunch break.

What Will I Learn?

Day 1: Getting Started

  • History, laws, regulations and standards
  • System types
  • Vehicle walk-arounds/familiarization
  • Operational characteristics
  • System operation
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Vehicle safety
  • Accidents and emergency rescue procedures

Day 2: Low- and High-Voltage Batteries

  • Overall system operation
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) types, use, and care
  • Low-voltage (LV) system operation and service
  • High-voltage (HV) system disabling procedures
  • On-vehicle measurements with multimeter and scan tool
  • HV battery operation and service
  • Operation and service of controllers and contactors
  • On-bench measurements with multimeter

Day 3: Inverters, Converters and Transaxles

  • Inverter/converter operation and service
  • On-bench measurements of transaxle with mega-ohm meter
  • DC-to-DC converter operation and service
  • On-vehicle measurements with multimeter and scan tool
  • On-bench measurements with multimeter
  • Transmission/transaxle operation and service
  • Regenerative braking operation
  • On-bench measurements with mega-ohm meter and milli-ohm meter
  • Starting system operation and service
  • On-vehicle measurements with multimeter and scan tool

Day 4: Cooling, Brakes, Steering, and HVAC Systems

  • Atkinson cycle internal combustion engine (ICE) operation
  • Cooling systems operation and service
  • On-vehicle measurements with multimeter and scan tool
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and service
  • Steering system operation and service
  • Braking systems operaton and serice
  • Scheduled maintenance precautions
  • Starting sytem operation and service

Day 5: Diagnostics

  • High-voltage (HV) system diagnosis and testing
  • HV system diagnostic strategy
  • Electronic service information resources
  • Scan tool types, usage and operation
  • On-vehicle exercises – interlock systems
  • On-vehicle exercises – HV circuit protection
  • On-vehicle exercises – plug-in charger malfunction
  • On-vehicle exercises – 12V battery charging system malfunction
  • On-vehicle exercises – transaxle motor malfunction
  • On-vehicle exercises – internal combustion engine performance malfunction
  • On-vehicle exercises – HV contactor malfunction

Course Fees and Materials

Your $1,500 course fee will include online training access and downloadable reference materials to help you work safely on high-voltage vehicle systems. You will also receive a hybrid and electric vehicle Phase III training certificate from Weber State University.

What to Bring?

  • Z87+ rated safety glasses
  • Laptop computer or tablet to access online portions of class
  • High-cotton-content clothing
  • Closed-toe shoes (preferably ASTM F 2413-11 EH-rated safety toe shoes)
  • High-voltage class 0 1000V gloves in your size (loaners will be available). Search Amazon.com for Salisbury class 0 gloves

Accommodations

Courtyard by Marriot Ogden
247 24th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: (801) 627-1190

Beyond Boot Camp

You are now ready to take the ASE L3* Light Duty Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Certification examination.

Additional in-depth hybrid and electric vehicle training classes are available through the Departmet of Automotive Technology at Weber State University. See www.weber.edu/automotive for more information.

Note: ASE A6 and A8 certifications are prerequisites for the ASE L3 certification.

Phase I: Start off with this Online High-Voltage Safety Training Fundamentals course.
Phase II: Register for the three-day Online Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems course.

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