EBMT 101: Introduction to Electric Bus Manufacturing Technology
This course is intended for students seeking to enter the electric bus manufacturing sector. This course will introduce students to the basic skills necessary to work as an entry-level bus manufacturing technician with an emphasis on safety and assembly procedures associated with electric busses. Theory covered includes basic electrical theory, proper torquing, proper tool usage, basic overview of assembly components, bus wheel alignment and chassis theory, air brake hose installation procedures, harness and wiring assembly, fastening, and bonding procedures. Specific electric bus training includes electric motor and inverter cooling system filling and leak check, and high voltage safety. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a certificate of completion.
Instructors: D. Brown, J. Clark, P. Englert, G. Lipp, B. Neighbors, and M. Rubio.
Class Meetings: Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Proterra Training Site
Cost: $5,000 per student
Restricted Enrollment: If interested, please contact the Office of Continuing Education at (626) 852-8022.