Fundamentals of Gas Drive Systems



In this module you will find out which gases are used, what properties they have and what safety precautions are necessary handling them.


Due to more and more European and national regulations concerning pollutant emissions of motor vehicles, alternative drive systems have been on the rise for some time. Gas drives are being used more frequently as an alternative to purely electric drives.

In this module you will find out which gases are used, what properties they have and what safety precautions are necessary handling them.


90 Minutes


This e-learning course is aimed specifically at employees of service workshops, automobile manufacturers, suppliers and research institutions who will be working on gas-powered vehicles in the future or could come into contact with them.
Course Objective

You will leave this e-learning course with the following key benefits:

• How does a gas drive work?
• What are the physical properties of gas drives?
• What are the special features of hydrogen?
• What are the characteristics of a gas vehicle?
• What is gas propulsion technology?
• What are the dangers and protective measures?
• What does a safe workspace look like?


The module contains the following topics:

• Gas propulsion technology
• Characteristics of gas vehicles
• Peculiarities of hydrogen
• Dangers and protective measures
• Behavior in case of accidents


The e-learning course employs a variety of training tools such as content-embedded assessment, and other interactive exercises to enhance the learning experience. Easily accessible via your preferred choice of device, the course allows you to log in and learn whenever, wherever.


  • System requirements

    Supported browsers include:

    o Chrome
    o Safari
    o Internet Explorer
    o Firefox

    Additional requires include:

    o A high speed internet connection will provide best results.
    o An email address is required to register for courses.
    o Microsoft Media Player or equivalent is needed to play audio and video files.
    o Flash Player is used for content and interactive learning. If necessary, download and install Flash Player to ensure proper operation of course content.

  • What is included in the course?

    Each course will include access to e-learning content, quizzes, and proof of completion. Additional resources may also be included, and this will vary by course.


  • Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?

    Certainly. The course allows the learner to take a break and return to it within the defined access period (typically 365 days).

  • Are there any quizzes in the middle of the course?

    Our e-learning courses are designed to promote interaction between learner and content and often include quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help understand where successful learning has been achieved, and where opportunities for additional review exist.

  • Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrollment?

    Refunds cannot be provided once a course is activated. Please be sure to review course information prior to activation.

  • What happens if I don’t finish the course within the access period?

    The standard access period is 365 days to allow sufficient time to complete your course.

Next Steps

Site Selector