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Electric Vehicle Fundamentals (EVF) Certification

The Electric Vehicle Fundamentals (EVF) credential, focused on the fundamentals of electric vehicles, provides a starting point for career pathways in the EV industry.

EVF is centered on assessing a candidate’s comprehension of fundamental EV concepts and may be used by those currently looking for entry-level positions in the areas of automotive assembly and production of electric or further training pathways in EV. The credential can help individuals begin a lifelong career in an industry where there is opportunity for advancement and good-paying jobs.

The EVF credential is ideal for high school and college students, dislocated workers, under-employed individuals, veterans, at-risk youth, and others who are seeking new employment in a fast-growing industry.

With an EVF credential and the fundamental knowledge it represents, a candidate has many options available to them.

Candidates may pursue the EVF credential on their own, work with their local training provider, or access Tooling U-SME resources to prepare for the exam.


Need Help Preparing?

Tooling U-SME offers an optional preparatory program covering foundational manufacturing topics such as an introduction to EV production and assembly, safety, quality, electrical units, battery components, and more – topics agreed upon by manufacturing experts as being relevant for foundational EV knowledge across a wide range of industries.

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To inquire about certification for groups (companies, schools, etc.) please contact Tooling U-SME at or 866.706.8665.


Individuals may pursue the EVF as part of their own professional development journey.

Individuals must identify a proctor to monitor the individual while taking the exam. A proctor can be a manager, supervisor, HR personnel, or teacher. The Proctor Form should be completed and submitted at least two weeks before taking the exam.

To prepare for the exam, be sure to review the EVF Body of Knowledge and certification exam tips.

Pricing for Individuals

College Student $75
Unemployed Individual $75
Employed Individual $125

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Apply today for Electric Vehicle Fundamentals (EVF) Certification.
Body Of Knowledge

Body of Knowledge

To prepare for the exam, be sure to review the EVF Body of Knowledge and look at the weighting of questions.

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Have Questions or Need Additional Information?

Please reach out to us if you have questions about how the EVF Certification can benefit you or your organization.

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