Restraint System Overview

Course Code


Estimated Duration

1 hours

Course Type

Online Self Study

Price (CRA Membersmbrs)

$99.00 +gst

Price (Non CRA Membersmbrs)

$109.00 +gst

Restraint System Overview

This is a self-study online course with audio that will be loaded within 24 hours onto your myI-CAR Login when registering for this course.
You will need your myI-CAR username and password to access the course. Once you have started the delivery this can be paused and resumed at any time. For a brief overview video on how this works click here.

Restraint System Overview is a 60-minute course that covers how to identify the parts and function of a vehicle supplemental restraint system. This includes the basics of a vehicle supplemental restraint systems, restraint system sensors, vehicle restraints control module, seat belt assemblies and seat belt pre-tensioners, airbag modules, and active roll bar operation. You will also learn how to work safely around supplemental restraints systems.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the parts of a supplemental restraint system and describe the safety features activated during a collision.
  • Explain the function of a vehicle occupant classification system and the operation and locations of impact and safing sensors.
  • Recall the functions and locations of the restraint control module.
  • Describe the function and attributes of seat belts.
  • Identify the function and types of seat belt pre-tensioners.
  • Identify the parts of a vehicle airbag system.
  • Describe the types of airbag modules.
  • Explain how the direction of impact affects the function of a vehicle supplemental restraints system.
  • Identify the characteristics, functionality, and operation of active headrests and roll bars.
  • Describe personal protective equipment considerations when working around restraint systems.
  • Identify each part of the vehicle restraint system when inspecting a vehicle.
  • Discuss considerations when servicing vehicle supplemental restraint systems.

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