Electric Vehicle Technician Training Offered at ETA International 2011 Education Forum

The 2011 ETA International Education Forum offers two Electric Vehicle Drivetrain Specialist Train-the-Trainer workshops for educators interested in offering the Electric Vehicle Technician training required to obtain the new ETA International Electric Vehicle Technician certification

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Electric Vehicle Technician Training Offered at ETA International 2011 Education Forum

The 2011 ETA International Education Forum offers two Electric Vehicle Drivetrain Specialist Train-the-Trainer workshops for educators interested in offering the Electric Vehicle Technician training required to obtain the new ETA International Electric Vehicle Technician certification

Greencastle, Indiana – September 29, 2011 – The ETA Education Forum continues to offer a world class conference packed with powerful presentations and training workshops. This year's ETA Education Forum will be held October 20-22, 2011 in Greencastle, Indiana at The Inn at DePauw & Event Center on the beautiful DePauw University Campus. ETA's mission is to provide educators and technicians with accredited certification in today's most in-demand occupations. With train-the-trainer workshops in electric vehicle technology and conference sessions in fiber optics and wireless communication the Education Forum aligns perfectly with this goal and holds up to the high standards of ETA International.

Educators and technicians from around the world are elated at the opportunity to attend training in an emerging occupation of the very near future – Electric Vehicle Technician. With the recent announcement of the Federal goal for one million electric vehicles on the road by 2015 from President Obama, and society's growing interest in environmental protection, the need for electric vehicle technician training is quickly becoming very widespread. Educators everywhere are grabbing onto this opportunity with both hands. The ETA Education Forum Electric Vehicle Drivetrain Specialist Train-the-Trainer workshops will teach the educator necessary information to develop curriculum, become an ETA approved training provider, and teach their students how to service the electric vehicles that will soon be overtaking the streets of the United States.

Also offered at this year's ETA Education Forum are the fiber optics related – Yes, You Can Afford Fiber Optic Training and UniCam® Installation Demonstration sessions presented by Bud Shook, Supervisor of Training Service at Corning Cable Systems. The fiber optic training session will demonstrate how Fiber Optic training can be made affordable through Corning Cable Systems' Class in a Box and how to implement its use. With fiber optics being part of trillion dollar industry in the United States, this training is definitely not to be missed.

The ETA International annual Education Forum is a world class technical education conference. It offers hands-on workshops and presentations led by industry professionals covering a wide spectrum of technologies. The Education Forum is the focal point for educational and technical professionals to investigate emerging technologies and the careers they are creating. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss classroom implementation strategies and to network and collaborate with fellow technicians and educators while having access to training and speaking sessions led by industry experts.

Presentations for this year's ETA Education Forum include:

• When the Bio-Mass Hits the Wind Turbine
• The Residential Electronics Integration Market: The Evolving 21st Century Home
• Smart Grid: The Future of Electricity
• Intelligent Utility Networks: The Fabric of Green and Careers Unseen
• Yes, You can Afford Fiber Optic Training
• The Renewable Energy Integrator: A Certification Update
• Creativity Thinking-Stretching into Electricity/Electronics and Beyond
• UniCam® Installation Demonstration
• Robotics Education: How Robotics Tie STEM Education all Together
• New Communication Testing Systems and Testing Requirements
• How to Become a Certified Service Center
• An Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies Update: Creating jobs, improving the environment, and reducing our nation's foreign oil dependence nationally in Indiana
• Lightning Protection System Concepts and Fundamentals
• Bean Finance Solar Project…A complete project review


Educators and technicians seeking to enhance their careers along with those wishing to gather more information on the many areas of technology can register for the 2011 ETA Education Forum by contacting ETA at 800.288.3824 or by visiting the event website at www.educationforum.info.


ETA® International - Founded in 1978, the Electronics Technicians Association International is a not-for-profit, professional association promoting excellence in electronics technologies through certifications. The association's initiatives are to provide a prominent certification program of competency criteria and testing benchmarks that steer international electronic standards and renowned professional electronics credentials. Today, ETA has issued over 115,000 technical certifications covering more than 70 certification programs in a variety of electronics fields. The association consists of over 5,000 members, 625 Subject Matter Experts (SME's) serving on various Industry Advisory Committees and 1,010 Exam/Certification Administrators (CA's). (www.etainternational.org)



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