Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Repair Level 3 E-Learning
This course is heavily subsidised at a rate of £250 for members of the Independent Garage Association.
Who should attend
Experienced technicians who diagnose faults and carry out repair and replacements on Electric Hybrid and Electrically propelled vehicles, possessing appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills at Level 3.
This e-learning course allows technicians to conveniently carry out training remotely. Access to the online platform is available for 12 months, then the practical assessment can be taken at your nearest RMI academy or your premises depending on facilities and location, minimising time away from the workshop.
Introduction: Electric drive, Efficiency, Loss of driving form, Energy density, Energy flow in hybrid vehicles
Safety Systems: Short circuit protection, Interlock, Enabling HV system, Permanent insulation monitoring
Working with EVs: working with voltage, working on hybrid vehicles, Voltage free switching HV system, Switching HV system to voltage free – software, Towing a hybrid vehicle with planetary gear set
Hybrid Systems: Hybrid vehicle with planetary gear system, Hybrid vehicle with planetary gear set – energy flows
Forms of Drive: Forms of drive, Semi-hybrid, Full hybrid, Plug-in hybrid, Electric vehicle with range extender, fully electric car, Driving forms – recognise
Electric Motors: Rotating magnetic field, Permanent magnet synchronous motor, Synchronous motor with permanent magnet – operation, Squirrel cage induction motor, Squirrel cage induction motor – operation
HV Components: HV cables, HV battery, Resolver, DC/DC converter, DC/DC converter – efficiency, DC/DC converter – operation, Inverter, Inverter – operation
Charging Systems: Charging, Charging connector, Charging modes, Charging cable, Charger, Charging station, Charging system, Charging protocol
Battery Management Systems: Battery Management Systems, State of Charge, Battery balancing, Passive balancing, State of Health