This certificate is designed to provide students with the fundamentals and responsibilities involved with a Class A license, as it applies to the industry. It prepares students for what is expected with the everyday maintenance, field service, and networking within the industry and covers intrastate and interstate requirements of truck driving. Students will be prepared to take the DMV written test and practice driving a Class A truck with the use of truck simulators.
|COURSE INFORMATION||YEAR ONE:||YEAR TWO:|
|Course||Course Title||Annual # of Section||Annual Enrollment Total||Annual # Sections||Annual Enrollment Total|
|HMDT 026||Computer Controlled Truck Engines||0||0||1||6|
|HMDT 028||Heavy-Duty Truck Systems||1||4||0||0|
|HMDT 035||Heavy-Duty Vehicle Automatic Transmissions||0||0||0||0|
|HMDT 040||Commercial Driver's License (CDL) DMV Exam Preparation||New Course|
|HMDT 041||Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Training Lab||New Course|
This certificate is designed to provide students with the fundamentals/responsibilities of driving class 8 trucks as it applies to industrial. The certificate also prepares students for what is expected with the everyday maintenance, field service, and networking within the industry.
Program Level Outcomes:
1. Complete maintenance service logs and service documents
2. Read maps
3. Explain the details that go into planning a trip
4. Prepare a drivers inspection report detecting preventive maintenance problems
5. Apply hooking and unhooking trailers practices
6. Perform all necessary adjustments, demonstrate sequential steps taken in inspection and maintenance heavy–duty truck brake systems, fuel systems, transmission maintenance and inspection and log material in a manner consistent with industry standards
7. Recognize the types of fuel and the fuel system and tune-up problems using various electronic test equipment
8. Perform routine servicing of heavy-duty vehicles by evaluating equipment conditions and successfully and safely removing and replacing tires and other equipment in a manner consistent with industry practices and safety standards
The Program is offered in close cooperation with one or more employers, which aligns with San Bernardino Valley College’s mission to maintain a culture of continuous improvement and a commitment to provide high-quality education, innovative instruction, and services to a diverse community of learners. Its mission is to prepare students for transfer to four-year universities, to enter the workforce by earning applied degrees and certificates, to foster economic growth and global competitiveness through workforce development, and to improve the quality of life in the Inland Empire and beyond.
(Y1 or S1)
Controlled Truck Engines
Vehicle Automatic Transmissions
Driver's License (CDL) DMV Exam Preparation
Driver's License (CDL) Training Lab
Diann Thursby · 09/14/21
Received regional recommendation at 9-13-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.