Electric Vehicle Safety Online Training—Tow and Salvage Edition
Item #: EVT014KIT
Price: $0.00
  • Description

    The Future of Electric Vehicles Is a Part of Your Future Too

    Tow operators will encounter more and more recovery operations involving electric vehicles (EVs). It’s important to be prepared for every vehicle on the job. So now is the time to get up to speed on EVs.

    How Will EVs Impact Tow & Salvage?
    In addition to important general information about electric vehicles, this course provides specific knowledge relevant to tow operators. As the number of EVs continues to grow, operators will be required to engage in increasing recoveries of EVs. This online training provides tow operators with the information they need to operate safely around EVs, with content including educational video and review questions.

    Key Topics for Tow Operators

    • Introduction to operating at incidents involving electric vehicles
    • Vehicle recovery and towing considerations specific to electrified vehicles, including safety procedures
    • Vehicle types, high voltage batteries, systems, and vehicle safety systems
    • Initial on-scene steps to make the scene safe using the identify, immobilize, disable procedure
    • The proper methods for loading and transporting electrified vehicles
    • The different types of incidents that may be encountered
    • Special considerations such as submerged vehicles, damaged high voltage batteries and components, and removal of a vehicle following a fire
    • Safe procedures for post-incident storage of EVs

    Start Online EV Learning Anytime
    The Electric Vehicle Safety Online Training—Tow & Salvage Edition course from NFPA® is an online course you can take on your own schedule and at your own pace.

    This online learning is also the suggested pre-learning course for another innovative program. NFPA has built a workshop for EV community preparedness that will be presented at 30 live virtual events nationwide during 2022 and 2023. So, whether you’re joining a workshop or just curious about EVs, this is the perfect place to start.

    Register Today!

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 365 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.


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