* Multi-student discount available of enrollment of more than 2 students.
* Early bird special applied to a purchased class 30 days or more before class start date.
In-Person Training or ESA Training Facility
This highly interactive course will provide First Responders and Tow and Recovery professionals with an in-depth understanding of Federal Standards and Guidelines and the critical knowledge, skills, and abilities to safely interact with hybrid and electric vehicles at an operational level. Attendees will receive an academic presentation with question and answer periods built into every learning module. Attendees will also receive practical skills labs to interact with hybrid and electric vehicles
Module 2: ESA Resource Center
Module 3: Vehicle Assessment and ESA Risk Analysis
Module 4: HV Shutdown Procedures
Module 5: Loading and Transport
Module 6: Secondary Incidents and Storage
Module 7: Summary
Practical Skills Labs
- First Responders – Suppression Techniques and Extrication
- Vehicle Stabilization
- Vehicle Access
- Risk Assessment
- Initial Shutdown Procedures
- Secondary Shut Down Procedures
- Vehicle loading and Towing
- Site Management
- Vehicle Storage
Towing and Recovery Providers, Police and Fire Personnel need to be ready for anything on the modern roadway. Electric and Hybrid vehicles present new challenges that require training to safely navigate.
SETTING THE STANDARD
- Daily Vehicle Inspection
- Clothing & Accessories
- Operator Awareness
- Traffic Incident Management Area
- Design Factors & Ratings
- Wire Rope
- Synthetic Winch Line
- Hooks & Placement
RESISTANCE & CAPACITY
- Types of Resistance
- Rolling Resistance
- Damage Resistance
- Anchor Ability
- Practice Problems
INTRO TO TOWING
- Carrier: Loading, Unloading, & Securing
- Know Your Limitations
- Intro to Tow Capacity
- Heavy-Duty Tow Capacity
- Weight Transfer
- Light-Duty Hook-up
- Sling Tow
- Front Axle Securements
WINCHING & RECOVERY
- Roll Over-Stiff Leg
- Cruse Loop Technique
- Continuous Loop Recovery Straps
- One Lane Parallel Up-righting
TRANSPORTATION & ACCOMODATIONS
Each student is responsible for transportation to and from class. As well transportation to and from the hotel.
Each student is responsible for finding their own hotel or accommodation.
PAYMENT & REGISTRATION
Students must be registered through WreckMaster.com and full payment must be received before the start of class. To avoid any hiccups, please ensure that this is done by registering through WreckMaster.com.
WORKBOOKS & DIGITAL ACCESS
Students who registered for a hands-on class will receive a printed version of the workbook at the class.
WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS
Please bring a calculator, a notepad and pen. Hands-on portion will be rain or shine so please dress appropriately.