LEVA E-Bike Technician Training & Certification

About the Program

The Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) E-Bike Technician Training and Certification Program consists of 2 levels of training and certification. The training has been developed for LEVA by Dr. Don Gerhardt and various LEVA members and E-Bike manufacturers. The training is based on training developed on battery systems and electric vehicles for universities and community colleges by Dr. Gerhardt. Read Dr. Gerhardt’s bio.

Edward Benjamin teaches many of the courses. He has worked in bicycle shops as a mechanic and store owner since 1969. For the last 20 years he has been involved in sourcing and technical issues as a consultant to the industry.

The Syllabus for the course is the same in any location or with either instructor. But the instructors will add material and information from their particular backgrounds. Dr. Gerhardt is more engineering and science, Ed Benjamin is more bike shop, bike mechanic and maximizing profitability.

Fort Myers, Florida

  • 2019

Upcoming Classes

The Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) E-Bike Technician Training and Certification Program consists of 2 levels of training and certification. The training has been developed for LEVA by Dr. Don Gerhardt and various LEVA members and E-Bike manufacturers. The training is based on training developed on battery systems and electric vehicles for universities and community colleges by Dr. Gerhardt. Read Dr. Gerhardt’s bio.

Edward Benjamin teaches many of the courses. He has worked in bicycle shops as a mechanic and store owner since 1969. For the last 20 years he has been involved in sourcing and technical issues as a consultant to the industry.

The Syllabus for the course is the same in any location or with either instructor. But the instructors will add material and information from their particular backgrounds. Dr. Gerhardt is more engineering and science, Ed Benjamin is more bike shop, bike mechanic and maximizing profitability.

Level 1

Online Assessment

The course and glossary are free, but there is a $50 fee to take the exam and for the certificate.

Take the Assessment

Level 2

Classroom Course

Level 2 is an 8-hour intermediate training course that includes both class room instruction and hands on training.

Register for a Class

Level 1 Summary

The Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) E-Bike Technician Training and Certification Program consists of 2 levels of training and certification. The training has been developed for LEVA by Dr. Don Gerhardt and various LEVA members and E-Bike manufacturers. The training is based on training developed on battery systems and electric vehicles for universities and community colleges by Dr. Gerhardt. Read Dr. Gerhardt’s bio.

Edward Benjamin teaches many of the courses. He has worked in bicycle shops as a mechanic and store owner since 1969. For the last 20 years he has been involved in sourcing and technical issues as a consultant to the industry.

The Syllabus for the course is the same in any location or with either instructor. But the instructors will add material and information from their particular backgrounds. Dr. Gerhardt is more engineering and science, Ed Benjamin is more bike shop, bike mechanic and maximizing profitability.

E-Bike Training Facilities

The Light Electrical Vehicle Association (LEVA) E-Bike Training and Certification Course has been taught at more than 10 locations since 2012. The course consists of both lectures and a hands-on workshop. This appendix describes examples of facilities used for the training. Facilities at the following locations are described.

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