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Wed, Jul 24

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Barrie

EV101 Canada!

Look out upstairs neighbors, EVLC is going to Canada! Join us at Georgian College for an exciting and immersive Three-Day EV Conversion Workshop, open to the public with proof of event registration!

EV101 Canada!
EV101 Canada!

Time & Location

Jul 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 5:00 PM

Barrie, 1 Georgian Dr, Barrie, ON L4M 4H8, Canada

About the event

Registration Link: https://secure.givelively.org/event/electric-vehicle-learning-center/ev-101-three-day-class-july-2024-canada

Join us at Georgian College for an exciting and immersive Three-Day EV Conversion Workshop, open to the public with proof of event registration! This intermediate-level course, running from 9 AM to 5 PM on July 24, 25, and 25, 2024, at the Georgian College Barrie Campus, is designed for technicians looking to advance their careers and individuals eager to convert gas vehicles to electric. The workshop costs $1,800 USD and offers a comprehensive introduction to electric vehicle systems, focusing on converting gas vehicles to electric propulsion.

Led by experts from the renowned EV West Conversion Shop, and featuring several guest speakers, this fast-paced course balances theory with hands-on laboratory activities. Participants will learn about electric motor installation, CAN network programming, system monitoring and diagnostics, high voltage safety, and specialty service tools.

Course highlights include:

  • Introduction to Electric Vehicle Components
  • Safety and Equipment
  • Basic Motor Operation
  • Best Practices for EV Wiring
  • High Voltage Contactor Box
  • Battery Types and Calculations
  • Battery Box and Thermal Management
  • Onboard Chargers and Management Systems
  • Grid Charging (EVSE J1772)
  • Electric Motors and Gearbox
  • Inverter Controller and DC DC Converter
  • Instrumentation and CAN Communication
  • Auxiliary Systems

Classes will be held on the Georgian Barrie campus, and parking will be included with registration. Enjoy provided breakfast and lunch, and participate with hands-on conversion activities. Pre-registration is required, and cancellations are non-refundable. Limited availability. Closed-toe shoes are mandatory.

Your participation supports the Electric Vehicle Learning Center (EVLC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to engaging and educating the next generation in electric vehicle technology and renewable energy through professional instruction, innovative programming, and community events.

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