Hyrdogen Fuel Cell

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Duration: 1.00 days

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Course Overview: 

This Fuel Cell (FC) course is a one-day, technical programme designed to teach you the basics of fuel cells and their application for electric vehicle solutions. The course will include topics such as their construction, materials used in their manufacture, operational capabilities and advantages they can bring vs traditional ICE components and an introductory look at today’s global fuel cell market. 

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.

Topics Covered: 

This course course will cover the following topics:

  • Brief history of the Fuel Cell
  • Fuel Cell vs Internal Combustion engine (ICE) motors 
  • Fuel Cell construction 
  • Types of Fuel Cell 
  • Proton Exchange vs Solid Oxide     
  • Applications in the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry 
  • Fuel Cell advantages vs traditional ICE components     
  • Today’s global Fuel Cell market

Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

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

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

This course teaches you to:

  • Understand the different fuel cell technologies available to the EV producer and their individual capabilities they bring.     
  • Understand the construction of a fuel cell, and how the choice of different materials and components affects its operation.     
  • Successfully learn how the operational capabilities of this technology can bring benefits to the automotive market.  
  • Apply the knowledge to provide practical experience with building a fuel cell demonstrator.


No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course; HSSMI will, however, recommend background reading for those who want to get a head start.

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
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CPD Accreditation: 

The content of the following has been certified by the CPD Certification Service  as conforming to continuing professional development principles

Further information

SMMT QMD is the Automotive Quality Management Division of SMMT Industry Forum.

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