TÜV SÜD introduces India to international training modules on ‘High Voltage Technology in Vehicles’

Automobile manufacturers and suppliers in India will now have easy access to coaching on international concept based on BGI 8686 standard

Online PR News – 30-January-2013 – Mumbai, Maharashtra – Mumbai, January 28, 2013: TÜV SÜD South Asia today announced the launch of international training modules on “High voltage technology in vehicles”, in accordance with the BGI 8686 that specifies safety parameters for operating on high voltage technology, for automotive manufacturers and suppliers. This is the first time in the country that training sessions for high voltage technology in vehicles would be delivered by global experts. The first set of sessions will be delivered by global high voltage technology expert Mr.Christian Machens of TÜV SÜD Akademie, Munich and subsequently translate into localised training sessions as per the Indian automobile manufacturing landscape. All trainees will receive detailed training material based on German safety standards and regulations in the English language which has been customised for the client’s needs by TÜV SÜD.
BGI 8686 is a standard that predefines qualification levels required for operating upon vehicles with high voltage electrical installations and is recognised by the European Union. While key automobile manufacturers are keen to implement high voltage technology in vehicles, it is imperative for them to ensure that their employees guard themselves against electric shocks, short-circuits and fault arcs. The training modules to be delivered by TÜV SÜD in India would focus on these three aspects and enable professionals to protect themselves from the hazards associated.
‘At TÜV SÜD, we aim to empower Indian automobile professionals ahead of times with knowledge of operating on high voltage systems. We believe that with the shortage of conventional fuels, electric vehicles will be a viable option to explore for mobility. The training comprises an essential practical segment which allows all participants to practice the methods learnt, we hope these sessions are as successful in India as in the other markets.” said Mr. Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO, TÜV SÜD South Asia, as he announced the launch of the training program.
The Indian version of the session will be comprised of training in HV-safety requirements for protective measures, accident prevention and conducting measurements to certify HV-safety. The training course is specially designed update Indian automobile professionals with relevant international laws, norms and standards. The session will qualify participants to work on high voltage systems in Germany and in Austria, in accordance with the national legal OHS requirements.
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TÜV SÜD South Asia is the leading quality certification, inspection and testing company with presence across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. With an annual turnover (2011) of close to EUR 20 million and talent pool of more than 1100 employees TÜV SÜD South Asia has serviced over 10,000 clients to date. It is present at 28 locations including 10 labs across the three countries. Today, TÜV SÜD is an internationally competent source for solutions in the field of auto, plant engineering, environmental technology, food safety, textile & hardlines like toy testing, infrastructure consultancy and technical as well as soft-skills training