Electric Vehicle Transit Bus Safety Awareness & Familiarization

May 8, 2024 8:00 AM
Course Start Date:
Course End Date:
May 21, 2024 5:00 PM
Registration Cut-off Date:
May 1, 2024
Course price for Individuals:
$ 325.00 USD
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Course Schedule

Self-Paced Online Course

Course Description

Special Instructions: To ensure successful login for this course, student login is required upon receipt of login instructions sent by the instructor via email. The entire course delivery is self-paced. Online registration is required.

Prerequisites: DVOM Course (preferred) or thorough understanding of meters or equivalent experience.

Course Description: This course will provide a general understanding of safety do’s and don'ts when working around all-electric high voltage (HV) transit vehicles. This course is not intended as a replacement for manufacture-specific training and does not qualify the student to diagnose, repair, and work on HV vehicles.

  1. Similarities & Differences of Transit Bus Equipment
  2. High Voltage System Overview
  3. Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  4. Units of Energy – Differences between fuel and electrical energy
  5. Facility Considerations for EV transit vehicles

Course Benefits: Students will become familiar with all-electric high voltage (HV) transit vehicles including high voltage electrical systems and their safe operation. Students will learn essential aspects of the high-voltage drive system including safety protection and safe operation.

Who Should Attend: Transit agency technicians/mechanics who need to familiarize themselves with all-electric high voltage (HV) transit vehicles.

What you will learn:

  • Identify the vehicle's high-voltage components
  • Explain the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Describe the preparations prior to working on or near any high-voltage systems
  • Explain the vehicle safety systems
  • Identify HV Components and cables in an EV transit bus
  • Understand the definitions, terminology, and units of measure, of electrical energy storage and consumption

Number of Hours/Days: Self-paced online learning over 2 weeks.

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0

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