Tow Recovery Training Programs
The Energy Security Agency offers training programs for tow and recovery professionals that interact with high voltage battery systems. Our trainings are always up-to-date and industry relevant thanks to our close relationships with vehicle manufacturers. We offer multiple levels of Awareness and Operations level safety training through online, in-person, or at our ESA training facility. Please contact us if you need custom training courses or options.
ESA Tow Tip of the Month: Gaining access into Electric Vehicles and Understanding Shutdown Procedures
Join Dalan Zartman, COO of Energy Security Agency and Angela Roper Barnett, Executive Director of Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association for our ESA Tow Tip of the Month. This month we will be discussing the challenges and tips associated with gaining access into electric vehicles and understanding shutdown procedures.
ESA Courses Offered
AWARENESS LEVEL COURSES
Hybrid/Electric vehicle Awareness Course
LIVE, ONLINE COURSE or IN-PERSON TRAINING Coming Soon!
This live, virtual course is designed to provide students with a complete understanding of HEV Vehicles and the potential hazards related to them. Students will receive highly interactive instructional periods to safely identify and engage with HEV’s in all potential hazard conditions.
This course includes:
- Vehicle Identification
- Available Resources
- HEV Electrical Systems
- Hazardous Condition Identification
- Hazardous Condition Management
- Environmental Considerations
- Standards and Compliance
COURSE LEGNTH: 2.0 Hours Live, Online or 4.0 hours In-Person Training
COURSE FEE: FREE
OPERATIONS LEVEL COURSES
HEV Operational Response
In-Person Training or ESA Training Facility
This highly interactive course will provide 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
- Vehicle Stabilization
- Vehicle Access
- Risk Assessment
- Initial Shutdown Procedures
- Secondary Shut Down Procedures
- Vehicle loading and Towing
- Site Management
- Vehicle Storage
TECHNICIAN LEVEL COURSES
HEV Technical responder
IN-PERSON TRAINING or ESA TRAINING FACILITY
New Technician Level Training Course Coming Soon – Check Back Soon!