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Fri, Nov 03


Electric Vehicle Learning Center

EV 101 Three Day Class

EV 101 Three Day Class
EV 101 Three Day Class

Time & Location

Nov 03, 2023, 9:00 AM – Nov 05, 2023, 5:00 PM

Electric Vehicle Learning Center, 1784 La Costa Meadows Dr Suite 106, San Marcos, CA 92078, USA

About the event

Register Here:

Who: Open to the public with proof of event registration

What: Three-day EV Conversion Workshop

When: 9 AM – 5 PM, November 3, 4, 5, 2023

Where: The Electric Vehicle Learning Center & EV West

Cost: $1,500

Course Description: This is an intermediate level course that covers all of the systems related to electric vehicles. Emphasis will be placed on converting gas vehicles to electric propulsion. The course will cover the basics of installation of an electric motor system; CAN network programing, system monitoring and diagnostics. High voltage safety and electric vehicle specialty service tools will also be covered. Class time is split between systems theory and creative hands on laboratory activities. This fast paced course is designed for technicians that want to advance their career or individuals that desire to convert gas vehicles to electric.

Your Instructors: The class will be led by Michael Bream owner of the famous EV West Conversion Shop. There will be several guest speakers teaching in their areas of expertise. This will give you a broad perspective on all electric vehicle systems.

Course Content:

Introduction to Electric Vehicle Components

Safety and Equipment

Quick Start to Basic Motor Operation

Best Practices for EV Wiring Connections

Contactor Box for High Voltage

Battery Types and Power/Energy Calculations

Battery Box Fundamentals and Thermal Management

Battery Onboard Charger

Battery Management System

Grid Charging EVSE J1772

Electric Motors and Gearbox

Inverter Controller

DC DC Converter

Instrumentation and CAN Communication

Accessories and Auxiliary Systems

Additional Event Details:

Breakfast and lunch are provided.

All attendees must pre-register. Cancellations will not be refunded. 

Closed-toe shoes are required.

Participants will go on a tour of EV West and will have the opportunity to do several exciting hands-on conversion-related activities.

Your participation in the EV Conversion Workshop supports the Electric Vehicle Learning Center.

EV-LC aims to engage, educate and inspire the next generation in the emerging field of electric vehicle technology through access to information, professional instruction, innovative school programming, digital platforms, and community events.

 Electric Vehicle Learning Center (EVLC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides hands-on STEM and sustainability programs for all ages. EVLC’s curriculum educates in all areas of renewable energy and electric mobility.

Join us in charging the minds of our future.

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