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Heartland Community College

Certificate - Electric Vehicle Maintenance and Light Repair

18 credit hours

Catalog Year 2024-2025 

The Electric Vehicle Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate prepare individuals with skills for entry-level employment in basic vehicle maintenance and repair. The certificate combines basic automotive skills with appropriate computer and customer service skills for employment as a light duty mechanic or line technician. Students completing this certificate can continue their coursework onto the Service Advisor Certificate and/or Electric Vehicle Technology AAS program for further education and career opportunities.

Electric Vehicle Maintenance and Light Repair Requirements
Class Title Credit Hours
BTEC 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BTEC 150 Customer Relations 1
CTEC 101 Introduction to Computers 3
EVES 101 Introduction to Electric Vehicle Technology 3
EVES 110 Braking Systems 1 2
EVES 115 Steering and Suspension Systems 1 2
EVES 125 Electrical and chassis Control Systems 1 2
REEC 234 Battery Technologies 3

TECH 171 or TECH 172


TECH 271 or TECH 272

10-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety


30-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety

Total Credit Hours 18

Suggested Sequence:

  • Fall: EVES 101, CTEC 101, REEC 234, TECH 172
  • Spring: BTEC 145, BTEC 150, EVES 110, EVES 115, EVES 125

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.

The U.S. Department of Education's gainful employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students. Gainful employment programs are those " that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Please review the information pertaining to your certificate program by selecting your intended program at the Heartland Community College Career Coach