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Credential Course: Battery Types and Functions

0.5 CEUs


Full course description

About this course:

This is the first course in the Battery Technician Program and it is also offered individually for those without the time to commit to the full technician program.

In this course, you will be introduced to the basic definitions and classifications of batteries. You will examine a sampling of the current most popular batteries we use daily, see the basic chemical composition of a battery, and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each type of battery.

*This course is available at no cost to participants for a limited time due to EDA grant funding.


Lessons in this course: 

  1. Batteries from Different Perspectives

  2. Classifications of Batteries

  3. Components of a Single Cell

  4. Lithium-ion Batteries

  5. Lead Acid Batteries

  6. Flow Batteries


Course format:

This online learning experience provides you with interactive content lessons, which include instructor-led video lectures, a downloadable learning guide, non-graded practice questions and a graded final assessment to test your understanding of the material covered in this course.


Click HERE to go back to the main Battery Academy page on NENY's website.

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