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AUTO 0134 - Natural Gas Fuel Systems for Vehicles

Automotive Mechanics Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

This course will provide the necessary theoretical instruction required to write the Technical Safety BC certification examination. Practical training provides the skills required to identify, inspect, diagnose, service, and repair natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles. Contact Technical Safety BC (www.technicalsafetybc.ca) to determine eligibility and to schedule an examination.

Prerequisite(s)

Minimum Third Year Apprentice or B.C. TQ in Automotive, Commercial Transport, or Heavy Duty Mechanic.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$474.97

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 34430

Sat Oct 17 - Sat Oct 31 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 17 - Oct 31 Sat 08:30 - 16:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$474.97

Notes

  1. CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Minimum third year apprentice or BC TQ in Automotive, Commercial Transport, or Heavy Duty Mechanic. CSA Standard B109-17 Natural Gas for Vehicles Installation Code is required (available at BCIT Burnaby Bookstore).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand properties of natural gas.
  • Understand CNG fuel safety procedures.
  • Identify different pressure relief devices, valves, cylinder components, lock off devices, and fuel lines.
  • Understand basic comprehension of natural gas for vehicles installation code book and requirements for certification of technicians and facilities.
  • Understand basic comprehension of CNG equipment, including pressure regulators and other electronic devices.
  • Recognize multi-fuel components and the requirements of a CNG conversion.
  • Identify and read emissions and understand meaning of open and closed loop systems for electronic fuel injection engines.
  • Understand exhaust emission readings and reasons behind specific readings.
  • Recognize new technologies in CNG and OEM equipment.
  • Understand how to apply for and write the Technical Safety BC certification examination.

Effective as of Winter 2018

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