Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety
ALT05e

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 2 hours
Estimated Duration: 2 hours
Pricing
Gold Class: $76.00
Platinum: $76.00
Standard: $92.00

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Estimator
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:
Production Management
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Estimator
Production Management
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

Please note: To complete New Technology or ProLevel requirements, you must register for and complete both Online courses ALT04e and ALT05e. Alternatively, you may complete the instructor-led Live course Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis and Safety (ALT03) to fulfill the same requirements.

  • Explain how to take safe measures when working on hybrid electric and alternative fuel vehicles
  • Identify new applications for hybrid technology and unique hybrid system features
  • Know how to properly care for a high voltage battery prior to and during the repair process
  • Identify the different types of alternative fuel vehicles currently on the market, as well as concepts in tomorrow’s technology

Module 1 - Approaching a Damaged Electric Vehicle
The second module is designed specifically with the safety of the collision professional in mind. Understanding how to safely approach a damaged electric vehicle is discussed through in-depth classroom conversations, along with understanding of how, and when, to access various information sources, and avoiding hazards specific to electric vehicles.

Module 2- Alternative Fuel Vehicles
This module highlights new features being introduced by European vehicles makers: Alfa Romeo, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen. Some of the key vehicle models and features shared are the 2015 BMW i8 and its carbon fiber structure and the 2015 Volkswagen eGolf Electric.