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First Customized Training Course in Battery Electric Vehicle Maintenance Begins February 9, 2021


January 15, 2020 – Sudbury – Collège Boréal

From February 9 to March 23, 2021, Collège Boréal will offer the first part of a new training program developed in response to the needs of the mining industry, as battery electric vehicles replace other, more polluting types of equipment.

This 40-hour course, to be offered online, is the first of a three-part training program. The next two parts will be offered in classroom and workshop settings.

This training program will be of interest to anyone who works with battery electric vehicles, be they electricians, millwrights, or heavy-duty mechanics. The course is also geared toward those experienced in working with original equipment manufacturers, and persons who have a basic understanding of mining operations and electrical fundamentals.

As this is a theoretical introductory course, there are no prerequisites. The course will allow clients to acquire basic knowledge on the fundamentals of battery electric vehicles in mining, to develop their capacity to understand the battery electric vehicles from various manufacturers, and to gain the skills needed to implement decision-making processes and maintain safety in the working environment.

Course details

  • Taught virtually – accessible from anywhere
  • Start date: February 9, 2021
  • End date: March 23, 2021
  • Classes are on Tuesdays (8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) and
    Fridays (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

To register:  705-560-6673, ext. 2037, or

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