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NAFTC - First Responder Safety Training Electric Drive Vehicles Online Course

National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC)

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FREE First Responder Safety Training Electric Drive Vehicles Online Course 
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Learn important procedures and acquire critical information on how to safely deal with electric drive vehicles at the scene of an accident.

Limited number of free scholarships are available, so don't delay!

Take advantage of this free award-winning First Responder Safety Training Electric Drive Vehicles online course

Not all firefighters are able to participate in classroom-based training because of location, cost, and time contraints. Because of this, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) is excited to announce a limited number of firefighter scholarships to obtain FREE online Electric Drive Vehicle First Responder Safety Training.

The NAFTC's award-winning Electric Drive Vehicle First Responder Safety Training online course will equip firefighters with the knowlege they need to safely respond to automotive incidents involving electric drive vehicles, including:

  • Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Participants in the 8-hour Electric Drive Vehicle First Responder Safety Training Online Course will learn about different electric drive vehicle configurations and their built-in safety systems, how to identify an electric drive vehicle at an accident scene, battery technologies, electric vehicle systems, and how to approach, assess, and secure electric drive vehicles. Participants will also complete online modules for personal protective equipment and gear, crash and fire, and extrication.

This course takes place 100% online and does not require classroom participation. A certificate can be printed by the students at the completion of the course.

Please click the above "Register" button to fill out a short application and your scholarship login information will be sent to your email address. We thank you for your participation. Please feel free to share this link with others in the first responder community.


Important note:
Please make sure the email address entered during the application process is valid, as your online login information will be forwarded to you via email. Please allow for three business days to receive your login information.

Scholarships for this online training are provided as a part of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Fire Prevention & Safety Grant #EMW-2011-FP-00637. 

Courses are offered through the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium in Morgantown, WV. Customized classes can be brought to your doorstep and are designed to meet your particular needs. Please contact micheal.smyth@mail.wvu.edu for customized training details, course pricing, and for NAFTC membership information.

Have questions about NAFTC - First Responder Safety Training Electric Drive Vehicles Online Course? Contact National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC)

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National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC)

The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) is a pioneer and national leader in developing, managing, and promoting programs and activities that desire to cure America’s addiction to oil, lead to energy independence, and encourage the greater use of cleaner transportation. The NAFTC is the only nationwide alternative fuel vehicle and advanced technology vehicle training organization in the United States. It is our mission to provide the training infrastructure for implementing widespread use of alternative fuels, alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs), and advanced technology vehicles, in an effort to increase our nation’s energy security and improve our air quality by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from our transportation system.

The NAFTC is headquartered at West Virginia University and conducts business under the auspices of the National Research Center for Coal and Energy. The NAFTC headquarters and the National Alternative Fuels Training Laboratory are located in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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