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2016-2017 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TTDT 180 - Tractor-Trailer Externship


10 hrs (Sem I, II, Summer)
Upon successful completion of TTDT 175  and possession of a Class “A” CDL, the student will be placed with an approved motor carrier in an entry level driver position for a minimum of three weeks as a method of refining driving, backing and vehicle inspection skills. Student will complete a company orientation program of the carrier’s choice; will log a minimum of 100 supervised driving hours while hauling loads relative to the carrier’s business and conduct routine vehicle inspections and backing exercises on a daily basis. Upon completion of this externship, the student will return to a Vincennes University CDL training site for a two-hour re-evaluation of skills relative to inspection and basic operation of the Class “A” commercial vehicle. Upon successful completion of the re-evaluation and receipt of all required documentation, student will be awarded a certificate of completion from the Tractor-Trailer Driver Training program. Course meets a minimum of 150 practicum hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in TTDT 175  and the CDL skills test. Also must obtain a class “A” CDL.