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Heartland Community College

Certificate - Electric Vehicle Technology

33 credit hours

Catalog Year 2023-2024

The Electric Vehicle Technology Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment or upskill opportunities in the field of manufacturing, diagnosis, service, and repair of electric powered vehicles through intensive training on electric vehicle systems and components. The Electric Vehicle Technology Certificate will be earned by individuals completing the EV Technology AAS program and can be completed as an upskill opportunity for those with traditional automotive industry-recognized credentials and/or an existing AAS in Automotive Technology for specialization as an Electric Vehicle Technician.

Electric Vehicle Technology Core Requirements

Electric Vehicle Technology Core Requirements
Class Title Credit Hours
BTEC 150 Customer Relations 1
ELTC 102 DC Electronics 3
ELTC 103 AC Electronics 3
ELTC 206 Digital Electronics & Microprocessors 3
EVES 101 Intro to Electric Vehicle Technology 3
EVES 210 Braking Systems 2 3
EVES 215 Steering & Suspension Systems 2 3
EVES 220 Climate Control & Thermal Management Systems 3
EVES 225 Electrical & Chassis Control Systems 2 3
EVES 235 High Voltage Architecture 3
REEC 234 Battery Technologies 3
Technical Elective

Any BULD, BTEC, CAD, CNST, ELAP, ELTC, MAIN, MFTG, MTT, NETW, REEC, TECH or WELD course(s)

or CSCI 110

or DMED 120, DMED 260

2
Total Credit Hours 33

Suggested Sequence:

  • Fall 1: ELTC 102, ELTC 103, EVES 101
  • Spring 1: ELTC 206, EVES 210, EVES 215
  • Fall 2: EVES 220, EVES 235, REEC 234
  • Spring 2: BTEC 150, EVES 225, Technical Elective

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education Division
AMC 1600
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8860
Fax: (309) 268-7963

Email the CTE Division

Adam Campbell

Dean, Career and Technical Education
AMC 1607
Phone: (309) 268-8895
Email: Adam.Campbell@heartland.edu