AMT 173 – HEV III Hybrid and Electric Vehicle: Diagnostics and Repair

This course is designed to familiarize the student with hybrid and electric vehicle safety, hybrid internal combustion engines (ICE), hybrid transmissions, parallel/series, power inverter system, AC induction electric machines, permanent magnet electric motors theory and construction, and battery pack construction. Hands-on application to safety disconnect, use of high voltage analysis tools to perform diagnostic tests on high voltage insulation failures, electric motor failures, battery failures, and differentiate between an ICE failure and an electric machine failure. Perform battery pack testing and reconditioning.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Kauai Community College
automotive, auto, HEV, hybrid, electric, vehicle, repair

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Automotive Industry
Industry Sector:
Other Services (except Public Administration) -- Repair and Maintenance -- Automotive Repair and Maintenance (8111)
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics (49-3023)

Education / Instructional Information

Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Credential
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
105 hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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