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TRK 191
Cooperative Work Experience


Credits: 1- 18
Clock Hours per Quarter: 540

AA Discipline:

   Clinical Hours: 540


Description
Advanced on-the-job-training for entry-level long-haul truck driving jobs. Truck drivers in the advanced certificate program are on the road 50 to 70 hours (approximately half of which is driving time, and half of which is navigating time). Behind the wheel practice includes backing techniques, proper cornering, up and down hill maneuvers, space and speed management, coupling/uncoupling, city and highway driving maneuvers. Training on cargo loading, securement and documentation, map reading, DOT logbooks, trip planning, accident and fire prevention and reporting, hazardous material transportation and documentation. Prerequisites: TRK 110 and 120.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Refine safe driving techniques.
  • Refine proper procedures for left and right hand turns.
  • Refine proper shifting, braking, and mirror use.
  • Refine proper procedures for pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
  • Refine safe and proper procedure for coupling and uncoupling.
  • Refine safe backing procedures.

  • Course Topics
  • Backing techniques
  • Proper cornering and hill maneuvers
  • Space and speed management
  • Securing
  • Documentation, map reading and Department of Transportation logbooks
  • Trip planning
  • Coupling and uncoupling
  • City and highway driving maneuvers
  • Cargo loading
  • Accident and fire prevention
  • Hazardous material transportation

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TRK 191
    Spring 2013
    0918
    Steven Harvey
    TRK 191
    Winter 2013
    0913
    Steven Harvey
    TRK 191
    Summer 2012
    0917
    Steven Harvey
    TRK 191
    Spring 2012
    0918
    Steven Harvey
    TRK 191
    Winter 2012
    0913
    Steven Harvey


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.