Course overview

Hydrogen Awareness Award Level 1 City of Bristol College

This qualification is for those learners who will have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely within the automotive retail industry as it continues to see an increase in hydrogen vehicles entering the workplace.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for students who want to prepare for future technology in the automotive industry. 

What you'll learn

  • Types of hydrogen vehicles that are available
  • An overview of the different hydrogen vehicle models on the market
  • Understanding the technology and mechanisms that power hydrogen vehicles
  • Insights into the benefits and challenges of hydrogen vehicles compared to traditional and other alternative fuel vehicles
  • Hazards associated with hydrogen vehicle systems
  • Identification of potential risks and dangers specific to hydrogen vehicle systems
  • Detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of hydrogen that contribute to these hazards
  • Preventative measures and protocols to mitigate risks associated with hydrogen vehicles
  • Working safely around hydrogen vehicles, including refuelling
  • Best practices for handling and maintaining hydrogen vehicles safely
  • Step-by-step guidelines for the safe refuelling of hydrogen vehicles
  • Emergency procedures and response strategies in case of accidents or leaks involving hydrogen systems

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is delivered via distance learning and assessed at college.

Future career and study opportunities

By completing this course, learners will be equipped with the critical knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively work with hydrogen vehicles in the automotive retail industry.

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