When does the course start and finish?
The course is designed to be completed over 20 weeks. On average students take 5 months to complete it. You will will have access to the course contents for 12 months, so you get more than enough time to complete and review the course material.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, please contact us in the first 14 days of the start of the course and we will give you a full refund for the amount paid.
What equipment/tools will I need to complete the course?
You need a computer (Mac, Windows or Linux) to view the contents of this course and to participate in the lab exercises. Any additional hardware that is needed for this course (like development boards and shields) would be shipped to your door free of charge!
18650 cells are not included in your course kit and will need to be purchased additionally. We will assist you in finding the right cell through your local shops.
How can I get help during the course?
Throughout the course, you will have an opportunity to ask questions to other students as well as the instructor. Our community experience is one-of-a-kind and offers support options including study groups, Q&A, discussion threads, weekly re-caps, live chat and more. This is uniquely designed to provide the support you need to transform your understanding of battery technology.
Do I need programming experience for the Battery Masterclass?
Basic knowledge of reading schematics and basic C or C++ will help you get through the algorithm lab sessions in this course. Here is a link to help you further.
Is there a certificate provided in the course?
There will be a certificate provided to you once you complete the requirements of the course and pass the midterm and final exam.
I am from Mechanical Engineering field, would I benefit from this course?
Many students and professionals from the Mechanical Engineering domain have joined this course and have greatly benefited from it. Most had minimal coding experience before they started the course. As a mechanical engineer here is how can succeed in this course.
1. Learn about the inner workings of Batteries and battery management through lectures, tutorials and hands-on laboratory exercises of this course. Note that these don't need any previous experience in programming.
2. Work through the course quizzes, assignments, midterm and final and receive feedback from experts to know where you are going wrong and what areas you need to concentrate on.
3. By enrolling today, you will also get enrolment in our best selling Foundations of Embedded Systems course which has helped more than 2000+ students from all fields to get familiar with the concepts of ARM programming and gain the foundational hands-on embedded programming skills needed.
4. If you want to excel in the field of Battery Management, Electric Vehicles, Solar, Stationary Storage, Telecom and Aerospace having a basic command over electronics and programming is necessary. This course will allow you to get out of your comfort zone and learn these things with experts by your side. It's a great place to try, fail and learn with experts there to support you along the way.
What help will I get with finding opportunities after course completion?
Our course certificates are highly regarded in the industry. With the knowledge gained through this course, many people have been able to secure jobs in the battery / bms / electric vehicle industries or start businesses in these areas.