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This e-learning course, accessible through an interactive Learning Management System, trains technicians, supervisors, and other fleet operations staff how to maintain, fuel, and defuel today’s natural gas vehicles.

This course is a prerequisite for technicians who will take Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training and Level 3: Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training.

Within two business days of registration, students will receive an email with login credentials and instructions on how to access the online course.

Enrolled students will receive 30-day access from the date the login/password is issued. Individuals who have completed the course, and passed the exam, will receive a certificate of completion.

System Requirements:

We highly recommend using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome for the best viewing results. This training is Flash-based and requires the Flash plug-in to be installed on your machine. Please visit the following links for free downloads.

Who Should Attend:

  • Technicians who will perform maintenance on natural gas vehicles
  • All employees involved in NGV fleet operations
  • Fleet managers and supervisors
  • Corporate/agency safety managers
  • Risk management staff

Note: Instructional staff members of colleges, universities, private training organizations, fleets, dealers or manufacturers, are not candidates for this e-learning course. For more information, contact us at 800-510-6484.


Course Outline:

Module 1:

Properties and Characteristics of Natural Gas

Module 2:

High-Pressure CNG Fuel System Components

Module 3:

Low-Pressure CNG Fuel System Components

Module 4:

CNG Vehicle Maintenance Safety Practices

Module 5:

CNG Defueling

Module 6:

CNG Fueling Station Safety Systems and Fueling Procedures

Module 7: LNG and LNG Vehicles
Module 8: LNG Fueling and Defueling






Course Objectives:
  • Describe the properties of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG), and identify the differences as compared to liquid fuels.
  • Describe the differences between dedicated, bi-fuel and dual-fuel NGVs.
  • Describe operation and safety features of a CNG and LNG vehicle, and identify all major low- and
    high-pressure components, their operation and safety precautions.
  • Identify and employ safety precautions and techniques when working with natural gas powered vehicles.
  • Identify CNG and LNG fueling and defueling methods and the related safety precautions.
  • Describe the two types of LNG vehicle systems and their differences.

Note: NGV Essentials and Safety Practices E-Learning has no prerequisites.




Registrations Fees:

NGV Essentials and Safety Practices E-Learning


Online registration requires a credit card and is subject to a 2% processing fee.




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Level 1: NGV Essentials
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August 15, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
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August 16-17, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

September 12, 2017
Chicago, IL

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

September 13-14, 2017
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Natural Gas Vehicle Institute is North America’s leading provider of training and consulting on natural gas as a transportation fuel.

Our services address the full range of natural gas vehicle and fueling issues, including:

Technical consulting services – Sizing and designing compressed natural gas fueling stations, vehicle assessments and technical assistance for fleets, CNG fueling station troubleshooting, natural gas vehicle maintenance facilities upgrades, liquefied natural gas fleet and fueling management.

Technical training – NGV Essentials and Safety Practices, CNG Fuel System Inspector Training, Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training, Light-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training, CNG Fueling Station Operation and Maintenance Training, CNG Fueling Station Design Training and CNG/LNG Codes and Standards Training for Fire Marshals and Code Officials.


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