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CNG/Alternative Fuels Education

Light-Duty Natural Gas Training

Johnson College’s Light-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Training prepares students to do the following:

• List personnel and shop safety procedures and describe the appropriate
responses to common emergencies such as fire, gas leakage, and collision
• List the major policies and regulations pertaining to the installation,
operation, and inspection of gaseous fuel vehicles
• Learn the concepts of pressure, density, and volume in describing,
measuring, and handling natural gas
• State the chemical and physical properties of methane (natural gas)
• Describe Otto and Diesel cycle engines and explain how combustion is
different with a gaseous fuel
• Explain lean-burn technology and calculate the correct air-fuel ratio to
achieve best power, lowest emissions, and greatest fuel economy
• Describe the components of a natural gas fuel system and explain how each operates
• State the different fueling techniques and equipment required for vehicle fueling
• Explain the operation of the electronic control module (ECM) and the
components that connect to it
• Describe basic diagnostic techniques, the use of the diagnostic scan tool
(DST) and the meanings of diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs)
• Describe the procedures and techniques needed for natural gas vehicle
conversion

Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Training

Johnson College’s Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Training prepares students to do the following:

• List personnel and shop safety procedures and describe the appropriate
responses to common emergencies such as fire, gas leakage, and collision
• List the major policies and regulations pertaining to the installation,
operation, and inspection of gaseous fuel vehicles
• Learn the concepts of pressure, density, and volume in describing,
measuring, and handling natural gas
• State the chemical and physical properties of methane (natural gas)
• Describe Otto and Diesel cycle engines and explain how combustion is
different with a gaseous fuel
• Explain lean-burn technology and calculate the correct air-fuel ratio to
achieve best power, lowest emissions, and greatest fuel economy
• Describe the components of a natural gas fuel system and explain how each operates
• State the different fueling techniques and equipment required for vehicle fueling
• Explain the operation of the electronic control module (ECM) and the
components that connect to it
• Describe basic diagnostic techniques, the use of the diagnostic scan tool
(DST) and the meanings of diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs)
• Describe the procedures and techniques needed for natural gas vehicle conversion

To inquire about a CNG program, please contact:
Felicia Ennes
Coordinator for the Office of Innovation & Industry
570-702-8981
fennes@johnson.edu

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