Clean Tech Institute

Certfied Electric Vehicle Technician (CEVT)

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Cleantech Institute- Garden Grove- faculty and CEVT students (click to enlarge)

Certified Electric Vehicle Technician Class September 2011- Orange County- Clean Tech Institute The Certified Electric Vehicle Techncian Class at the Clean Tech Institute- Garden Grove California

Certified Electric Vehicle Technicians Class Graduation 02-2012

Certified Electric Vehicle Technician (CEVT) class graduation on February 10, 2012

CEVT Graduation-12-2012CEVT Class Graduation- December 28-2012

CEVT Class Graduation-12-2012Forty four CEV technicians graduated on December 28, 2012

CEVT Team 1

CEVT Class- Track 1-November 15, 2012

CEVT Class -Track 2

CEVT Class-Track 2- November 15, 2012

Certified Electric Vehicle Technicians & Balqon Electric Truck

CEVT students visit Balqon Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced electric trucks.

Lloyd Tran- Eelctric Porsche 944c and AmpTranAmpTran electric car and electric Porsche 944

LTran-5 EVLloyd Tran and 5 electric vehicles converted and built at the Institute: 3 Porsjhe 944. Jaguar XJS and AmpTran electric sport car.

Electric Jaguar XJSJaguar XJS V12 was converted to Electric at the Cleanetch Institute

Lloyd Tran-EV ControllerEV Variable Frequency Drive System Controller developed at Cleantech Institute

Lloyd Tran & Electric JaguarDirector Lloyd Tran and Electric Jaguar

Lloyd Tran-Jaguar-Lithium ion Battery PackLloyd Tran with Electric Jaguar

Electric Jaguar- Lithium Ion BatJaguar tery PackElectric Jaguar- Lithium Ion battery pack

Lloyd Tran-Jaguar-Lithium Ion Battery PackLithium Ion battery pack with Battery Management System

CTI-CompuetrLab-SolidWorksThe Certificate Training Progarm requires students learn to use Computer Aided Design softwares such as SolidWorks

CEVT Electrical LabCerfified Electric Vehicle Techncian Training (CEVT) Workshop

CEVT LabCerfified Electric Vehicle Techncian Training Workshp

Certified Electric Vehicle Technician workshopCEVT students are working on the Electric Porsche 944

Certified Electric Vehicle Techncian workshopCEVT Workshop

Certified Electric Vehicle Technician trainingCEVT class celebrates removal of the exhaust system of the Porsche 944

Certified Electric Vehicle Technician workshopCEVT class celebartes the removal of the engine of the Porsche 944

Cleantech Institute- EV conversionCEVT students were removing the internal combustion engine from a Porsche 944 to an electric vehicle

Cleantech Institute- EV Conversion Removal of the radiator from the Porsche 944 Cleantech Institute- EV Conversion CEVT students celebrated the removal of the gas tank and exhaust system from the Porsche 944

Cleantech Institute- Porsche 944-removed engineCEVT students celebrated the removal of the internal combustion engine system from the Porsche 944

Cleantech Institute- Removal of ICE Porsche 944

Welding at Clean Tech InstituteWelding a battery box into the Porsche 944

CEVT Installs Electric MotorCEVT students are installing electric motor to Porsche 944

Porsche 944-Electric MotorPorsche 944- Electric Motor

Electric Jaguar- Lithium Ion Battery Pack Lithium Ion Battery Pack for the electric Electric Jaguar

Cleantech Institute- Eletric Porsche 944

Electric Porsche 944 at Cleantech Institute

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CEVT students with the electric Porsche 944

LTran with e-Karmann Ghia

Electric Karmann Ghia

Cleantech Institute- Nissan Leaf

CEVT students are practicing First Responder techniques to rescue a Nissan Leaf in case of an accident

AMPTRAN Electric Car being chargedAMPTRAN electric car is being charged at a EV charging station (click to enlarge)

CEVT-TeslaTesla Roadster electric car at the Clean Tech Institute

CEVT and TeslaLloyd Tran and Tesla Electric Car at Clean Tech Institute

Lloyd Tran - Nissaan Leaf Nissan Leaf Electric Car

CEVT Students & Tesla electric carClean Tech Institute EV students visited Tesla Motor Corporation

CEVT Students visted TESLA Morors Corp.

CEVT-Students-TESLACEVT Students inspected Tesla Electric Car

Tesla Model SLloyd Tran and Tesla Model S


Certified Electric Vehicle Technician (CEVT) Training Program

EVThe CEVT certificate program has been designed to train a new generation of electric vehicle specialists to work in electric vehicle production, repair and maintenance. The 16 week training program covers a comprehensive topics through lectures and hands-on workshops in advanced electric car theory and practice.

BROCHURE: Download a sample of Certified Electric Vehicle Technician training information-flyer

Clean Tech Institute- Electric Vehicle Technician Curriculum

Topics include: (over 16 week training) Training

  • Introduction to Advanced Vehicle Technologies
  • Development of Electric Vehicles
  • High Voltage Electrical Safety
  • High Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems
  • Hybrid engines
  • AC Induction Electrical Machines
  • Permanent Magnet Electrical Machines
  • Power Inverter Systems
  • Electric Circuit systems
  • Electric Propulsion Sensing Systems
  • DC-DC Converter Systems
  • Transaxles, Gears and Cooling Systems
  • Energy Management Hardware Systems
  • Battery Construction and Technologies
  • Latest Development in Battery Technologies
  • Nickel-Metal Hydride Technologies
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Battery Management Systems
  • Hybrid Vehicle Regenerative Braking Systems
  • Electric Car and Hybrid Climate Control Systems
  • Computer Aided Design (SolidWorks software)
  • Design and Making an Adapter for an Electric Motor (workshop)
  • Design and Making a Fiber-Glass Battery Box (workshop)
  • Conversion of a Internal Combustion Car into a 100% Electric Car (workshop)
  • First Responder Safety for Emergency Situation
  • Basic Electric Car Maintenance

Training Schedule:

Course Schedule:

WEEKLY SCHEDULE: total 16 weeks, 12 hours/ week

Wednesday and Thursday: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (on-line distance learning)

and Saturday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (in classroom and workshop)


Next Training Date:: Please contact us for an updated training schedule.

TUITIONS: FREE for qualified candidates who are eligible to get training under the EDD and WIA funding.

Employees of the US Department of Transportation- Federal Transit Administration and local County Transit Authority are eligible for free tuition.

The Clean Tech Institute is the first Approved and Eligible Training Provider for the Certified Electric Vehicle Technician training program in the State of California. Tuitions for this program are funded by the US Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Act, WIA and/or California Energy Commission and the US Department of Transportation

For more information, please contact your Case Manager at a One Stop Center in California or our Training Counselor at the Clean Tech Institute at 800-567-8184.

APPLICATION: To apply, please complete the Application Form


High school diploma with 7 years of work experience or AA degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of work experience in any industry.

To be eligible to receive the training free of charges, you must meet the following requirements:

1) You must be eligible to work in the United States . If you are a male between 18-25 years of age, you must have registered for Selective Services (or if you are older than 25, you must have already been registered).

2) Dislocated workers, unemployed or currently employed workers in California are eligible to apply. However, priority is given to residents of the Orange County, California. Out-of State residents are not eligible to apply.

3) If you have not enrolled in WIA, you need to enroll with a One Stop Center- Workforce Investment Board in your county in the State of California.

4) After you have enrolled/registered with the One Stop Center, you will be scheduled to take a 60-minute assessment test at the Clean Tech Institute Training Center. The test includes 49 multiple choice questions which cover reading comprehension and basic math, plus a written essay question.

5) After meeting the above requirement, you will be notified if you are accepted to enroll in the Certified Electric Vehicle Technician training program.

6) Veterans who meet the above requirements will have priority in receiving the training under the WIA funding.


BROCHURE: Download the Certified Electric Vehicle Techcinian training information-flyer


If you wish to apply for the training program, please complete the online Application Form.

CEVT Application Form

If you are a veteran, please state so, to receive priority consideration under the Workforce Investment Act funding, please use the VETERAN APPLICATION FORM.

Any questions, please contact us online.