Electric Vehicle Transit Bus Safety Awareness & Familiarization
Self-Paced Online Course
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. Incompletion = CTTC No-Show Policy Enforcement
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.
- Similarities & Differences of Transit Bus Equipment
- High Voltage System Overview
- Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Units of Energy – Differences between fuel and electrical energy
- 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