As the global leader in construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar has remained technologically advanced and includes many electrical components in their machinery. Knowledge of how electricity helps Cat® equipment function properly is thus important for any technician who wants to increase their skills and employability with a deeper understanding of the machinery that they use every day.
Improve earnings with this free Caterpillar online course
The Electrical Fundamentals module is the final course in a program of 18 Caterpillar training modules sponsored by the Caterpillar University. The program is great for technicians who want to boost their career and earnings with new skills. Aspiring technicians; who are looking for additional skills and knowledge while seeking admission to a vocational school; will also benefit.
The Electrical Fundamentals modules covers:
- Electrical components and their function
- An understanding of basic electrical terms and symbols, including Ohm’s Law
- Types of electrical circuits found in construction machinery, such as serial and parallel circuits
- Batteries, alternators, and starters as part of an engine’s electrical system
- Testing and troubleshooting an electrical system using the correct diagnostic equipment
- Understanding a Caterpillar schematic and the operation of pull-up voltage in Cat® machinery
Caterpillar technician training
The Electrical Fundamentals module is a Caterpillar online course that forms part of a free training program sponsored by Caterpillar University. There are 18 modules in the program, that provide comprehensive knowledge of Cat® equipment and different aspects of using it – including assembly, maintenance, safety and more. Students who successfully complete all 18 modules receive a certificate of completion. They are acknowledged as Foundational Level 1 and Level 2 certified technicians.
Great for technicians and aspiring technicians
Whether you are a technician looking to boost your career or want to become a technician, this Caterpillar training course can help you. Addition skills and training is a valuable addition to a CV and will increase your earnings. Aspiring technicians can use their certificate of completion to help gain access to a vocational school.
CAT, CATERPILLAR, their respective logos, “Caterpillar Yellow,” the “Power Edge” trade dress as well as corporate and product identity used herein, are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission.
©2017 Caterpillar All Rights Reserved