These programs touch on different areas of current and changing technology of hybrid electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles. Both training programs will provide individuals with an understanding of vehicle-specific repair considerations and the importance of ensuring a safe and cost-effective repair.
Course Details - Electric and Electric Hybrid Vehicles (ALT01e):
--Identify terminology related to parts and understand the construction of an electric vehicle
--Understand the differences between series, parallel, and combination hybrid configurations, as well as integrated starter/alternator hybrid combinations
--Examine system design and operation including vehicles from Honda and Toyota
--Analyze collision damage to electric and hybrid electric vehicles
--Understand the collision repair considerations for electric and hybrid electric vehicles
--Know how to work safely around electric and hybrid electric vehicles
Course Details - Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02e):
--Explain how to take safe measures when working on hybrid electric and alternative fuel vehicles
--Understand high voltage issues with electric A/C systems
--Identify new applications for hybrid technology and unique hybrid system features
--Understand vehicle-specific applications from popular vehicle makers, including Ford, Mercury, Mazda, Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, and Honda
--Know how to properly care for a high voltage battery prior to and during the repair process
--Identify the different types of alternative fuel vehicles currently on the market, as well as concepts in tomorrow’s technology
Information and registration for these courses can be found on the I-CAR website (www.i-car.com) or by contacting I-CAR Customer Care at 800-422-7872.