February 11, 2021. NGVAmerica’s Technology & Development Committee encourages NGVA member companies and NGV fleets to take note of important available training opportunities:

  • NGVi

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute, North America’s leading training provider for the natural gas vehicle industry and NGVA member, offers training courses for 2021 in three ways: live-in person at customer sites, virtually in public enrollment classes via NGVA virtual live platform, or on-demand e-learning.

Training and Certification for Vehicle Technicians Level 1: NGV Essentials and Safety Practices, designed for every technician working on or around NGVs Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training, designed for technicians who will perform federally mandated CNG fuel system inspections CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification, available live-proctored or online Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training, designed for technicians who will perform diagnostics and repair to either the CNG fuel system or Cummins natural gas engines

Training for NGV Drivers NGV Driver and Fueler Safety Training

Training for CNG Fueling Station Designers and Maintenance Technicians Essentials of CNG Fueling Station Operation & Maintenance Essentials of CNG Fueling Station Design and Construction.

View the public-enrollment training calendar at: https://www.ngvi.com/training-schedule/

View on-demand e-learning courses at: https://www.ngvi.com/e-learning/

  • GTI

Explore GTI natural gas training opportunities for distribution, transmission, LNG, commercial, industrial, and field skills at: https://www.gti.energy/training-events/training-overview/

  • CSA Group

Explore CSA Group training and certification opportunities for SPE 2.1 Series-20, CNG cylinder and fuel system inspectors, and best practices for defueling, decommissioning, and disposal of CNG vehicle containers at:

https://www.csagroup.org/standards/services/training-education-programs/

  • NFPA

NFPA’s Alternative Fuel Vehicles Safety Training program offers U.S. responders online training, videos, animations, simulations, data review questions, scenario rooms, 3D interactive environments, quick reference materials, and research.

For a free download of the NFPA Emergency Field Guide, information on comprehensive full-day classroom instruction opportunities, and other training and tools necessary for emergency responders to safely handle emergencies involving alternative fuel vehicles, go to https://www.nfpa.org/Training-and-Events/By-topic/Alternative-Fuel-Vehicle-Safety-Training