BMW Malaysia is busy training EV experts as we speak

By Gokul, 19 July 2022

The BMW High Voltage Expert Certification programme is now in Malaysia

BMW High Voltage Expert

In an effort to ensure that its workforce is well-versed with its electrified products and electromobility on a whole, BMW Group Malaysia is cultivating highly skilled experts through its internationally recognised BMW High Voltage Expert Certification programme. 

In addition to enhancing the electric vehicle (EV) landscape in Malaysia with a wide network of charging infrastructure, the introduction of the certification here also serves to complement the uptake of electromobility since the arrival of the latest BMW i vehicles earlier this year.

The BMW High Voltage Expert is a specialised talent who works at the highest level on BMW electric vehicles. Conducted at the BMW Group Regional Training Centre in Malaysia, the programme that certifies a BMW High Voltage Expert allows for the servicing and repair of the most advanced BMW i vehicles worldwide.

To qualify as a BMW High Voltage Expert, the prospect must already be an existing BMW High Voltage Technician, who must first undergo a pre-selection process which includes a knowledge assessment and an interview. The prospect would also need to obtain first aid certification and undergo a full body check-up. 

After which, they are put through 15 days of intensive training, with the requirement of passing two theory exams and four practical exams to proceed to the next stage. This is followed by a final theory exam and practical demonstration under live high voltage to secure the certification which is completed in another 10 days.

For BMW Group Malaysia, the BMW High Voltage Expert Certification is an important pillar in supporting the development of a mature ecosystem in Malaysia where EVs can thrive. 

As more BMW i vehicles are being introduced on Malaysian roads, greater accessibility to BMW certified experts ensures that the Premium Electric Ownership Experience is met at the highest standards for all owners of BMW i vehicles.

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