SOURCE: AmeriSkills

September 07, 2011 10:02 ET

Electric Vehicle Training & Certification by AmeriSkills Is Here Today!

RAMONA, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2011) - AmeriSkills, a training company of renewable energy certifications and technical electronic certifications, is now offering a full "Hands On" training in Electric Vehicles, WITH certification! (

The large number of Electric Vehicles (EVs) entering the United States showrooms in the next few months need trained technicians. Twelve (12) NEW EVs will be introduced in the 2012 model year and an estimated sixteen (16) new EVs will be introduced in 2013. America is moving away from the old gasoline/diesel engines to the new EV and Hybrid vehicles (22 new Hybrids Models in USA in 2012). Estimates show that of 20% of all vehicles sold in America will be EVs in the near future, with forecasts of over 1 million EVs on the road by 2015, or sooner.

AmeriSkills is helping America get jobs and helping the underemployed become employable. AmeriSkills is helping existing technicians advance in the auto industry, helping ALL private auto technicians and auto dealership technicians become skilled in the EV safety and EV technology. Learn to safely work with high voltage vehicles and steps necessary to power down the various EVs. Once a technician learns EV safety, backbone of electronics, and various functions of internal EV mechanisms, they are ready to safely work on EVs and Hybrids of today.

As fuel costs rise, buyers see the advantages of owning EVs over gasoline motors with a daily charging cost of $1.30. EVs will help you save money and save the environment. Homeowners with solar power have FREE gasoline (electricity)! Today, EV's battery distance has increased to 180 miles or more in the 2012 models. It is estimated that new battery technology will provide distances of 300 miles in the next 2 or 3 years. DOE investment of over $2.4 BILLION in battery technology research is advancing EV travel distances.

The auto technician "Certification" is offered by the internationally recognized ETA (Electronics Technician Association, For over 33 years, the ETA has overseen the highest standard of certifications. "Hands On" demonstration is required to pass certification exams. AmeriSkills training meets ETA's most technical and Up-To-Date EV competencies available today.

AmeriSkills offers training for Community Colleges, Technical Training or Vocational Schools, supplying "Hands On" training, curriculum and experienced instructors. We bring the training to your local Community College or Technical Training School location.

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