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Package: Electric Vehicle Baseline training

$525.00 (inc GST)

This introductory package will provide you with knowledge and practical skills associated with operating a Zero Emission Bus.

The package includes:

Module 1: Introduction to electric vehicles, systems and components
The module covers:

  • the key components of an electric vehicle or bus
  • how to identify high voltage systems and components
  • the critical safety features of an electric bus
  • how to make sure an electric bus is parked in a safe state
  • the types of work that can be conducted on an electric bus in a commissioned or decommissioned state.

Module 2: Connect and disconnect charging systems
The module covers:

  • identify different types of charging devices
  • safely position an electric bus in the location for charging
  • connect an electric charging device to an electric bus
  • disconnect the electric charging device when charging is complete
  • safely initiate initial response actions in an emergency whilst a vehicle is charging.

Module 3: Initial emergency response
The module covers:

  • the initial actions a driver should take to make the bus safe
  • how to safely evacuate passengers
  • how to make sure an electric bus is depowered and declared safe
  • how to conduct vehicle jacking in an emergency situation
  • how to prepare for towing and connecting a recovery unit to a disabled bus
  • safety concerns and issues around the salvage and disposal of electric vehicles.

Module 4: Safe and energy-efficient driving
The module covers:

  • the key items to check in your daily pre-start inspection
  • essential and targeted driving behaviours for electric buses
  • driving behaviours for energy efficiency
  • safe driving when cornering and braking an electric bus
  • safely negotiating bus stops and bus kneeling activity.

There is no specific legal requirement to undertake mandatory training in initial emergency response actions for electric bus operations. However, a business or operator may consider it worthwhile to train staff in this and other electric bus training, as part of taking reasonable steps to ensure they and their workers comply with the relevant Workplace Health and Safety laws.

As you work through these modules, you have the opportunity to answer questions and progressively check your understanding, followed by a knowledge check quiz at the end.

Duration:  4.5 hours
Delivery: Online – 6 months access

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