Designed for learners seeking the Hazardous Materials (H) endorsement on their Commercial Driver License (CDL) as defined in § 383.93(c)(4). Successful completion of this course satisfies the Entry Level Driver Training requirements for eligibility to take the knowledge test for the H endorsement at the Department of Motor Vehicles. This course is designed specifically for drivers to safely transport hazardous materials. It helps satisfy the function-specific training requirements (49 CFR 172.702(a)(2)) and modal-specific training requirements for transport by highway (49 CFR Part 177).
Prepares learners in the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Extensive hands-on training will be implemented throughout the course on tractor-trailers, giving the learner the skills needed to test for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Limited lecture will be used to inform students of industry regulations, driver safety, inspections and communication.
Introduces the learner to cultural, political, legal, and economic forces and basic concepts of trade, tariffs, exchange rates, capital markets. Learners will develop the fundamentals for establishing international business enterprises, including trade and investment theory. Learners examine effects of government intervention and aid and the role of social and economic aid organizations such as the UN, EU, IMF and World Bank.
Introduces learners to the evolution of business and entrepreneurship. Learners analyze global, ethical and legal environments of business, explore the human side of business and examine the functional approach to information technology, marketing, human resource management, operations management and finance.
Builds on skills learned in Truck Driving 1 and 2, as students hone skills and practice to test for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. This course will focus on hands-on training in advanced driving operations, backing skills, weight distribution techniques, and trip planning.
Develop an understanding of business organizations, contracts, and sales contracts by reviewing relevant court cases. Emphasizes the importance, meaning, and value of law in everyday lives. Special emphasis is placed on contemporary legal problems that challenge today's society.