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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training for First Responders

Cedar Room, West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver (Hosted by West Vancouver Fire Department)
December 6, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The JIBC Fire & Safety Division is delivering free workshops to help prepare first responders to safely operate at incidents involving hybrid vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs).

These workshops have been funded by the BC Office of the Fire Commissioner and the Fire Chiefs Association of BC.

This workshop on December 6, 2017 is for firefighters and is a Train-the-Trainer Workshop. Firefighters who have attended and successfully completed the workshop will be able to deliver the training to their own department. Maximum of 4 members per department.

Topics covered in the workshops include:

  • Basic Electrical Concepts and Hazards
  • P/HEV and EV Systems
  • Initial Response
  • Emergency Operations
  • Fuel Cell Vehicles

To Register

LOCATION CHANGE: Please note that the location for this workshop has moved to: Cedar Room, West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Click the 'Register Now' buttons below to register online or contact the JIBC Registration Office.

Firefighter Train-the-Trainer Workshop (December 6): Register Button



  • Eric Grootendorst, Instructor/Coordinator, Technical Rescue and Alternative Fuel Vehicles, egrootendorst@jibc.ca

For details of other upcoming Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training Workshops being held across the province in 2017 and 2018, please visit the workshop webpage at jibc.ca/AltFuelWorkshops.

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Last updated November 29, 2017