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LNG Refueling Training for Drivers

The European online platform for truck drivers to become competent in refueling with LNG

  • User-friendly

    User-friendly online training which drivers can take at their own pace consisting of 5 modules covering: 1 - What is natural gas, 2 - Risk prevention, 3 - Storage and distribution equipment, 4 - Refueling and 5 - Troubleshooting.

  • Designed for employers and drivers

    This training has been created to serve as a tool for employers to fulfil their obligation of training their employees. The registration can be done in bulk for multiple persons, or on an individual basis.

  • Centralized European training

    NGVA, together with its members, has developed this training to serve as a single European centralized training on the topic. As such, it is intended to avoid drivers having to take multiple trainings with different operators

  • Professional skills

    Enables individual drivers to obtain a certificate to demonstrate their competence and advertise their professional skills.

  • Available anytime, anywhere

    The training is available online, which allows drivers to take it at their own pace and at a time that is most convenient for them.

What are the benefits of the LNG Driver Training?

Helps reduce incidents
(personal injury/equipment damage)

Helps reduce filling time and avoids station and truck
downtime due to misbehaviour

Demonstrates that LNG is safe and easy
to use as a fuel

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Individuals

If you would like to purchase a single registration, click below to be redirected to the payment page and follow the steps there. Once you complete the required information, you will receive your access via email.

Register as an individual
Companies

If you are a company, you could purchase multiple registrations in a bundle, which you could distribute to your drivers. You can also request a company invoice. Click the button below and fill out the form. The sales department will then contact you to complete the order.

Register as a company

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IRU is the world road transport organisation. The organisaiton represents the entire industry – bus, coach, truck and taxi, and drive the sustainable mobility of people and goods across the planet.

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How to join the training?

NGVA Europe has partnered with APTH, a company that specialises in training solutions. Together, we have developed the LNG training platform (link below).

If you would like to purchase a single training, to be used by one driver, click the button below and follow the given instructions:

Register as an individual Register as a company

As a company, you have the option to purchase a bundle of 10, 50, 100 or more trainings and benefit from a price discount based on the volume of purchased trainings. You can also request a payment invoice. If you are interested in this option, please click the button ‘Register as a company’ to contact our partners from APTH directly who will guide you and will provide you with a procedure to register your drivers.

What is the content
of this training?

This training is intended to provide information on how to safely refuel an LNG vehicle and avoid damage and incidents.

As such, the training walks the drivers through 5 modules, all related to LNG refueling, explained below.

At the end of each module, the trainee is presented with a quiz based on the information presented in the module. A score of 80% or more is necessary to for successful completion. Multiple attempts are possible. Upon successful completion, a personalized certificate will be issued electronically.

Local legislation and requirements apply.

  • Module 1Natural gas: A new fuel

    This module introduces natural gas and LNG as a fuel for trucks This module also explains the characteristics and physical properties of natural gas, in its liquid and gaseous state. 
The last part of the first module covers the potential risks of LNG.

  • Module 2Risk Prevention

    The second module of this training helps you understand how to protect yourself, using personal protective equipment.
 Furthermore, it goes into detail on how to prevent the risk of fire at the station.

  • Module 3Storage and Distribution Equipment

    In this module, we present the LNG station design. You will also learn about the characteristics of the LNG engine, as well as the protection and safety devices for tanks.
 Finally, there is a presentation of the LNG dispenser equipment.

  • Module 4Refueling Procedure

    When it comes to refueling, there are two main vehicle refueling procedures, both of which are covered in this training. The first one is for the one with separate vapour return as used for 
 IVECO-SCANIA and the second one is for the VOLVO vehicles, where the vapour return is done via the LNG nozzle.

  • Module 5Troubleshooting and Intervention

    The last module of this training deals with troubleshooting and intervention in case of incidents. The training includes a presentation of a few cases of incidents and how to safely deal with them.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What languages are available?

    Currently, the training is available in English, French and German. More languages will be developed in due time.

  • Is it possible to purchase a single training?

    Yes, it is. To purchase a single training, click the 'Register now' button and follow the steps.

  • What is the price of a single training?

    Currently, the price for a single training is €20.

    This price is subject to change.

  • Is it possible to purchase multiple trainings?

    NGVA Europe members can purchase multiple trainings for a special discounted price based on the volume.

    To purchase multiple trainings, please contact [email protected] who will also be able to issue a company invoice. If you click the button "Register as a company" you can fill out a form that will be automatically sent to APTH.

  • How long does it take to complete the training?

    We have designed this training so that drivers can go at their own pace. This means that there is no limit to how fast someone needs to complete the training.

    As a general guide, it would take around 1h-1.5h to complete the training at a normal pace.

  • Is this training officially recognised by authorities?

    Please note that this training is not yet officially recognised by authorities.

    NGVA Europe and its members are working towards establishing it as the official LNG refueling training, however, this process is still in development. If and when this changes, we will provide further information on this website.

  • Do drivers receive a certificate at the end?

    Yes, upon successful completion of the quiz, each trainee will automatically receive a personalized certificate of completion indicating the training, when it was taken and by whom.

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