Online training

Short courses created by EVFS & EV sector specialists

The EV FireSafe team have partnered with fire agencies, battery experts & electric vehicle technical & charging experts to create online training courses designed to help keep everyone safer around electric vehicles.

If you would like to organise training for a group of people, please contact our Project Director at emma@evfiresafe.com

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Installing electric vehicle charging? Our research shows a third of all EV battery fires occur while the vehicle is connected to energised charging, so it's sensible to plan your site to help keep everyone safer.

 

This short, video-based course, features a free downloadable checklist & can be completed in under 20 minutes. It's suitable for residential, commercial, government & body corporate charging site owners. You'll also join our priority contact list where we'll provide you the latest testing & suppression news as it happens. 

 

This course covers:

  • EVs & EV charging equipment

  • EV battery fire basics

  • Site considerations for staff, visitor & emergency responder safety

  • Suppression products

Created by EV FireSafe, with review by JetCharge & Australian fire agencies.

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Electric vehicles that have been involved in fire can reignite while being removed from the incident scene; in fact, our research shows 6 tow trucks have been damaged & 2 drivers injured due to reignition events while moving EVs.

Towing an EV that's illegally parked, has a flat battery or from a traffic collision requires new knowledge for safe transport. This short, affordable, video-based online course can be completed in under 20 minutes & you'll also join our priority contact list where we'll provide you the latest testing & suppression news as it happens. 

 

This course covers:

  • General EV identification & safety considerations

  • How to stay safe during pick up of a damaged electric vehicle

  • How regenerative braking works & why you need to know about it

  • Putting an EV in tow mode

  • Recognising thermal runaway & when to call emergency services

Created by EV FireSafe, EV Torque & EV Classic (Electric Vehicle IQ).

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While traditional mechanics are starting to undergo training to upskill to EV specialists, the fire safety of your automotive workshops should be front of mind. Our research discovered several workshop fires caused by electric vehicle battery fires, with millions of dollars of damage.

This short, video-based course can be completed in under 20 minutes & is suitable for mechanics, dealerships & workshop managers, providing information & tools you can roll into safety SOPs. You'll also join our priority contact list where we'll provide you the latest testing & suppression news as it happens. 

This course covers:

  • General EV safety

  • How to stay safe around damaged EVs

  • Recognising thermal runaway & when to call emergency services

  • Suppression & mitigation considerations for your workshop

Created by EV FireSafe, EV Torque & EV Classic (Electric Vehicle IQ).

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Congratulations on running an electric fleet! The road ahead will mostly safe, smooth,& emissions free, but in the event of a collision do your drivers know what to look for & when to call for help?

This short, video-based course can be completed in under 20 minutes. It's suitable for fleet managers & drivers, providing information & tools you can roll into your safety SOPs. You'll also join our priority contact list where we'll provide you the latest testing & suppression news as it happens. 

This course covers:

  • General EV safety

  • How to train your drivers to know when they have a problem

  • Charging safely in public & at home

  • On-site charging considerations & safety

Created by EV FireSafe, EV Torque & EV Classic (Electric Vehicle IQ).