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TESL 100 - Tesla Student Automotive Technician (START) Program

Unit(s): 15.00

Prerequisite:AUTO 266
Transfers to: CSU

This course is intended to educate the entry-level technician to the technology used in Tesla motors. Topics will include: safety when working in or around high voltage, maintenance, regeneration braking, inverter power transfer, battery technologies, battery management systems, high voltage bus and charging, pack connector and penthouse controls, and autonomous technology. Electric vehicle applications and their integrated systems from Tesla motors will be used to discuss physics of battery storage, material composition, and high-voltage generation systems. This course is suitable for students already working in the battery electric/hybrid vehicle and energy technology field. The Tesla START program provides students with the skills necessary for a successful career with Tesla.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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