Electric & Hybrid Automotive Technician Training

Program Details

The Electric & Hybrid Automotive Technician Training Program will prepare technicians to meet the demand for skills in maintaining and repairing electrical vehicles with a focus on safety. The 45-hour course is comprised of 20 hours of curriculum to be completed online through the EMCC learning platform, Brightspace, 20 hours of hands-on training on an ASE L3 EV simulator, and 5 additional hours of lab time that includes a live disconnect on an electric vehicle. 

Associate’s degree in automotive or heavy equipment technology OR 3 years experience in the automotive industry required for enrollment.  This program is designed to upskill current workers and recent graduates of automotive programs in order to address the expected demand for specialized skills in electric and hybrid vehicles. 

This program is fully funded by the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan, through the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce. The cost of all tuition, fees, books, and materials will be completely covered for each student! 

Application Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in Automotive or Heavy Equipment Technology OR 3 years experience in the automotive industry
  • 18 years of age by the start of the course
  • Maine state resident
  • Copy of high school transcript or equivalent (GED/HiSET)
  • Copy of higher education transcript
  • Required immunizations: See Immunization History Form

Program Schedule:

Registration is closed for the Spring 2024 session.

Applications are currently being accepted for future dates TBD.

For questions about curriculum and training contact:  cdavis@emcc.edu

Save your spot today! Please indicate your interest in enrollment using the form below or reach out with any questions to workforce@emcc.edu.

Financial Assistance

Inquire with any of these public assistance programs for support with any of your educational or financial needs including tuition assistance for continuing education credits, laptop and internet assistance, transportation, and other necessities.

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan, KDonovan@emdc.org, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall, Suzanne.graveshall@maine.edu, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703. General Line: Teri Mann, hope@maine.edu, 207.551.3331 or apply online.