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The SCRTTC delivers a broad spectrum of transit training education to a diverse membership and non-member technicians in its market areas to ensure that public transportation and people remain safe, productive and highly relevant.  Please click on training courses listed in the Course Calendar below to view course details, upcoming dates (if scheduled at this time), and additional important information regarding prerequisites, what you will need to bring to class, and the cancellation policy. Please remember you will need to create a free user account to register for any SCRTTC course.  If you are employed by an SCRTTC member transit agency or academic organization, your training director (or similar) will register you for your chosen course(s) utilizing an SCRTTC Member Access Code. Without this code, you will be asked to pay for the cost of the course via PayPal to complete your registration. Please contact your training director or facilitator to register properly as an SCRTTC member. Thank you for your interest in SCRTTC transit training.

Advanced Electrical Systems on Transit - #SC-EL-1600-II

Prerequisites: DVOM Course (preferred) or thorough understanding of meters or an equivalent experience. Electrical I course completion or an equivalent experience.

Course Description: The class is designed to improve technicians' electrical skills and circuit diagnosis on Computerized Engine Management Systems for alternate fueled vehicles. Students will be working with a Digital Volt Ohm Meter (DVOM) in real circuit conditions. A modern technician needs a thorough understanding of Advanced Electrical Systems to properly maintain an alternate fueled vehicle. Course includes both lecture and lab experiences.

Course Benefits: The benefit of this course is designed to provide real world lab experiences for advanced electrical circuits, symbol understanding, schematic reading and circuit troubleshooting. Students will gain knowledge about circuit construction, voltage drop techniques and problem solving skills needed for computer controlled circuits.

Who Should Attend: This course is intended for supervisors and technicians who need intermediate electrical knowledge as well as an introduction to electronics for alternate fueled vehicles.

What you will learn: 

Each course day is defined by the following relevant learning topics.

edison electrical training 012Day One:

  • Safety
  • Review
  • Batteries and charging
  • Wiring schematics
  • Circuit controls
  • Relays
  • Transistors
  • Pressure sensors

Day Two:

  • Speed sensors
  • Temp sensors
  • General overview of schematics
  • Engine communications
  • Bus control systems
  • Problem solving with schematics

Course Times: This course will be held on 2 consecutive days, January 24 and January 25; Start/Ends times for each day are 8:00am - 4:00pm. (SUBJECT TO CHANGE – CHECK REGISTRATION)

Special Parking Information: Parking will be available at the corner of W. Olympic Boulevard and Taylor Avenue in the fenced-in lot.

Number of Hours/Days: 16 Hours over 2-Days

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0

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Course Properties

Start date 01-24-2018 8:00 am
End date 01-25-2018 4:00 pm
Capacity 20
Registered 11
Available place 9
Cut off date 01-22-2018
Individual Price $650.00
MBL (previously known as Montebello Bus Lines)
400 South Taylor Avenue - 2nd Floor Training Room
MBL (previously known as Montebello Bus Lines)
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