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Course Overview: 

This course is an advanced-level course designed to quickly explain battery design and performance. This module will focus on the skills required to defne a battery pack design, how it is manufactured and what tests are required before entering the market. Attendees will leave the course armed with tools to understand vehicle battery specifications and able to extract the useful information from the large volume of electric vehicle content published daily.

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.

Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding


No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course.

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Specify battery packs to meet an application requirements ensuring the correct cells are selected.
  • Understand key principles and stages when manufacturing a battery pack
  • Understand the different levels of testing required in battery pack manufacture

Topics Covered: 

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Electrical Fundamentals
  • Relating application requirements to battery design
  • Battery pack design principles
  • Battery pack design exercises
  • Production techniques with real case study
  • Production line testing

Why choose SMMT QMD: 

In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK’s automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support
  • Course booking details:

Course Booking Details: 

Date & Time Company Venue Cost Availability Take Action
23/02/2021 - 23/02/2021
08:30 - 12:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £150 Spaces Available Book

Important information

If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that this technical requirements below does not apply to eLearning courses :

Virtual Class Technical Requirements

To access a virtual class you must have the following:

  • A PC or laptop with good (1Mbps or more) internet access
  • A microphone and speaker or headset (recommended)
  • Webcam (preferably)
  • A Chrome web browser
  • Ability to access Google drive (you do not need a personal account but your laptop / PC must not block access

Further information