Get your EDT credential, unlock new career opportunities!

EVSE Diagnostic Technician (EDT) is an industry-certified credential for non-electricians carrying out technical work such as fixing networking and communications systems. These are major causes for EV charger failures, making these specially-skilled technicians critical to the overall reliability of the EV charging ecosystem.

This vendor-neutral credentialing program signifies that an individual possesses the necessary foundational understanding of electric vehicle infrastructure including: the ecosystem, communication technologies, software, applications, security, safety, and more—providing opportunity for employment in diagnostics, non-electrical technical support, and as a critical liaison to electricians, electrical contractors, and EVSE installation program managers.

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Benefits of an EDT Credential

  1. Nationwide marketable skill for supporting EVSE uptime in a growing tech sector.
  2. Certified with the necessary safety training industry standard processes for maintaining EVSE.
  3. Qualified to work on federally-funded EV charging infrastructure projects.

Who is this training for?

These courses are specifically designed for entry-level individuals seeking to advance their careers in this growing sector and to provide connectivity to additional career pathways in the electrical industry without any prior experience or education.

Prerequisites

No requirements are necessary.

Get Your Training Kickstarted Today!

The certification costs $350 for all of the module content outlined below. Use the link to access our secure payment processing system, once your payment is submitted we will follow up with login and registration information for starting your skill enhancement!

Course List

  1. Fundamentals and Components of Electric Vehicles
  2. Environmental Benefits of Electric Vehicles
  3. Economic Advantages of Electric Vehicles
  4. Types of Electric Vehicles and Advantages
  5. EV Core Battery Knowledge
  6. Fundamentals of Charging Infrastructure
  7. Future Trends and Innovations in Electric Vehicles
  1. Essential Components of EVSE
  2. Types of EVSE and Their Functions
  3. (DC1) AC EVSE (Alternating Current Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment)
  4. (DCII) DC Charging Systems (Direct Current Fast Charging)
  5. Wireless Charging
  6. (DCI) AC EVSE Connector Types
  7. (DCII) DC EV Charging Connector Types
  8. Universal Fast Charging Connectors
  9. Global Standards, Protocols, and the Role of Organizations Relevant to EVSE
  10. The Charger User Experience, Usage Fees, and Pay Methods
  11. Cost-effectiveness and Energy Efficiency of AC and DC Charging Solutions
  12. Environmental and Social Advantages of Electric Mobility
  1. EVSE Operation Fundamentals
  2. Fundamentals of EVSE Maintenance
  3. Common EVSE Failure Points
  4. Common Issues with Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment
  5. The EVSE Troubleshooting Flow Chart
  6. Diagnostic Techniques for EVSE
  7. EVSE Specific Testing Equipment and EV Simulators
  8. EVSE Troubleshooting
  1. Components of EVSE Communications
  2. Understanding Communication Protocols
  3. Advanced Communication Features
    1. Over-the-Air (OTA) Updates
  4. Network Infrastructure for EVSE
  5. Network Types
    1. Network Revenue Generation Methods
  6. Topology for Charging Stations
  7. Communication with Electric Vehicles
  8. Bidirectional Communication
  9. Charging Protocols and Standards
  10. Network Challenges and Solutions
  11. Future Trends in EVSE Communications
  1. Software Architecture in EVSE
  2. Understanding EVSE Software Components
  3. Interaction Between Software and Hardware
  4. User Interface and Control Features
  5. Backend Systems Integration Overview
  6. Centralized Management
  7. Remote Monitoring and Maintenance
  8. Data Exchange and Analysis
  9. Security Measures in EVSE Software
  10. API Integration and Interoperability
  1. Understanding Regulatory Codes and Standards
    1. NEC
    2. Load Calculations
  2. Safety Protocols for EV Charging Stations
    1. Preparation
    2. Lockout/Tagout
  3. PPE
  4. Site Assessment and Design Considerations
  5. Commissioning
  6. Electrical Requirements for Charging Stations (overview for non-electricians)
  7. Installation and Permitting Processes
  8. Environmental Considerations

Get Your Training Kickstarted Today!

The certification costs $350 for all of the module content outlined below. Use the link to access our secure payment processing system, once your payment is submitted we will follow up with login and registration information for starting your skill enhancement!