This programme focuses on the new skills that are needed related to designing, operating, testing, maintaining, and replacing battery cells and packs for various applications.
The training allows you to choose the right technology for the right challenge, set up battery systems and evaluate battery performance. Moreover, to be able to work out a solid total solution, the Battery Management systems, the charging and maintenance of batteries and their recycling process are also discussed in more detail.
Online and at Volvo Torslanda
26h | 16h
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Course content and evaluation
The online learning modules are a combination of video lessons or lab demonstrations, practice activities, game activities, discussions and test your knowledge activities. The sessions are as follows:
- Battery basics
- Battery modules and BMS
- Battery applications
- Battery recycling
- Lab training sessions
Together with the self-paced learning content blocks, two practical learning sessions in the lab are planned where learners will have the chance to put their newly acquired knowledge and skills into practice. The labs will take place at our learning center at Volvo Torslanda. Finally, learners are able to take the final assessment online. To succeed and receive a Certificate of Accomplishment, you will need a minimum score of 70 points in the general assessment. Also positive evaluation by experts in lab sessions as well as the last oral presentation.
More information about the course structure and FAQ.
This course empowers learners to:
- Evaluate what battery technology is best suited for which application, based on its characteristics
- Analyse (dis)advantages of most used battery technologies
- Design and implement the best fit battery solution for each application
- Safely handle, test, repair and dispose of battery systems, according to legal obligations
This training is beneficial for renewable energy installers (electrical) mechanics, electrical engineers and electronics specialists.
To be able to follow and benefit from this programme you would need to have a knowledge of the basic principles of electricity.
Create your own blended learning path
Online training is an efficient way to secure new knowledge. But sometimes you need to go deeper and apply theory in practice order to really understand. That is why we recommend you to combine your online learning with laboratory work and practical training led by our experienced trainers at our training centre in Torslanda.
The online courses from EIT InnoEnergy and EBA can be combined with one another as well as with the regular course portfolio at Göteborgs Tekniska College and thus result in a longer learning path. Based on your needs, we will together construct a tailormade blended learning path with both online and classroom training, that will make for great results in your organisation.
European collaborations for innovation in sustainable energy
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is an EU body created by the European Union to strengthen Europe’s ability to innovate. EIT is active in different industries, such as manufacturing, health and culture. EIT InnoEnergy is responsible for accelerating sustainable energy innovations and one of its tools for doing this is the European Battery Alliance for battery storage (EBA), that amongst other things produces training material for battery technology and electromobility.
EIT InnoEnergy and EBA work with training providers all across Europe to adjust the training to local needs. Göteborgs Tekniska College are proud to be the first Swedish college to provide the online training from EIT InnoEnergy and EBA to the Swedish market.
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