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Areas of Study | | LGST075 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: LGST075
COURSE TITLE:Tractor Trailer Driver Refresher
DIVISION:Technology
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:0.5-1.5
CONTACT HOURS:8, 16, or 40
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person (hands on at truck and trailer)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Refresher course for individuals with Class A CDL

PREREQUISITES:
DOT Physical and drug screen. Must already have or have had a Class A CDL.

NOTES: This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • perform a thorough DOT inspection
  • back an articulated unit professionally and safely
  • drive professionally and safely on urban, rural, and interstate roads.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. DOT pre-trip and 7 step air brake training
  2. Perform multiple backing maneuvers
  3. Drive training on rural, urban, and interstate roads

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Class A CDL permit

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Be able to perform a complete DOT pre-trip, back multiple maneuvers safely and effectively, and drive professionally and safely. It is up to the discretion of the trainer to determine when the student is performing adequately in each of these areas.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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