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Credential Program: Battery Technician Beta is a Course

Credential Program: Battery Technician Beta

Feb 26, 2024 - May 7, 2024
2.5 CEUs

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About the course

As the demand for mobile electrical solutions and grid integration of batteries continues to increase, the need for skilled professionals in the battery industry is growing exponentially. Whether you are brand new to batteries, or an experienced electrical engineer, this program will provide a solid conceptual foundation in batteries, storage systems, and their diverse applications.

 

This course empowers you to:

  • Examine the electrochemical and mechanical perspectives of what a battery is and how it works.
  • Evaluate battery technologies for various applications based on technical characteristics.
  • Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of the currently most used battery technologies.
  • Safely handle, test, repair, and dispose of battery systems, according to legal frameworks.

The online self-paced video lectures in this program are created by the InnoEnergy Skills Institute, a leading European training provider specializing in sustainable energy workforce development. Additional learning materials have been developed by the New Energy New York development team at Binghamton University.

 

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this program, we recommend you have a basic comprehension of:

  • High school-level chemistry, physics, and mathematics
  • Fundamental understanding of the principles of electricity. 

If you have any questions regarding the recommended prerequisites or need assistance in deciding if this program is right for you, please contact us.

 

Virtual seminars

Attend live virtual seminars and Q&A sessions with prominent industry experts discussing the challenges and innovations of the battery industry. These seminars highlight relevant topics and are an excellent way to broaden your knowledge and network with like-minded individuals.

 

Learner support

A battery expert facilitator will be available for email support and weekly virtual office hours, should any questions arise.

 

Discussion boards are available in the course to post questions and connect with other learners.

 

If you have any questions, contact us any time at: learn@newenergynewyork.com

 

Course format

Feb. 26 — May 6: 10 weeks, 20 online learning hours with an optional lab component add-on.

 

The program is designed as an online and self-paced learning experience scheduled over a 10-week period. You will progress through the courses in an estimated 2-3 hours a week in a cohort of peers and led by a program facilitator.