This certification is intended to educate the entry-level service technician to the TESLA Motors electric vehicle technology. Topics will include safety when working with high voltage, maintenance procedures, regeneration braking, inverter power transfer, battery technologies, battery management systems, High-Voltage Bus &Charging, Pack Connector & Penthouse controls, and Autonomous technology. Electric vehicle applications and their integrated systems from TESLA Motors will be used to discuss the
physics of battery storage, material composition, and High-Voltage generation systems. This course is suitable for students who have completed a two-year automotive technology program or have experience as a vehicle service technician. This course is a required course for TESLA Motors Service Technician.
This program is aligned to the curriculum required by Tesla Motors and necessary for employment with Tesla Motors as an entry-level technician. Depending on completion scores, technicians may obtain gainful employment with Tesla Motors as a Level I, Level II, Level III, Mobile service technician or Field service technician. Tesla Motors now requires all technicians to successfully complete this course of training before employment.
1. Develop the student’s skills into a broad-based skill set of competencies that will lead to success in the alternative fuels industry as a highly qualified TESLA electric vehicle technician.
2. Identify career ladder opportunities in the alternative fuels equipment industry.
3. Advance students understanding of procedural and administrative aspects of the alternative fuels industry, including safety standards, installation standards and procedures, and the state and federal regulatory concerns and requirements.
Must complete required courses with a “C” grade or better.
AUTO 182 - TeslaAutomotive Technician (START) Program 15 unit
AUTO 138 - WorkExperience 01 unit