Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Awareness and Safety
Please note: This course is available to RMI members only and is taught on-site at your garage premises.
Who should attend
Technicians and apprentices with a limited experience or understanding of hybrid vehicles. No prior knowledge or experience is required.
This RMISC certified course gives technicians awareness of procedures to follow when working on or around a Hybrid Vehicle. It covers identifying of the construction/configuration type of the Hybrid Electric Vehicle (and if any manufacturer information may be needed during the repair and maintenance of Hybrid Electric Vehicles, and the main dangers and hazards associated with the high Voltage System when working on and around Hybrid Electric Vehicles. It also provides the knowledge to enable technicians to isolate the High Voltage system on a Hybrid Electric Vehicle to be able to work on them safely.
Participants will learn:
How to correctly identify suitable sources of information before working on a Hybrid Vehicle, for example manufacturers guidelines
How to correctly identify High Voltage cabling and components
How to correctly identify AC and DC voltage systems
How to correctly identify Vehicle High Voltage status pre/during/post service and repair activities
The procedures followed before removing/disarming HV safety device