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WFTR242 - Mine Haul Truck Driver Applications
Course Code:
WFTR 242

Calendar Description:
This course provides students with the opportunity to apply basic skills of haul truck operating in a risk-free environment. This simulator program orients students to the different controls of a haul truck, and to the several tasks a haul truck operator is expected to perform.

Date First Offered:
2011-05-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 24
Laboratory Hours: 24

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Introduction to Haul Truck Controls
Haul Road Driving
Corridor Driving
Dumping at a Dump Site
Dumping at a Dump Pocket
Cab-Side Loading
Blind-Side Loading
Complete Haul Cycle

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to use the simulator to:
- Navigate a haul road
- Navigate a corridor
- Dump a load at a dump site and dump pocket
- Execute cab-side and blind-side loading
- Execute a complete haul cycle
- Demonstrate respectful use of the simulator and equipment.

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
Pass

Grading Weight:
Lab Work: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
Each task must be completed efficiently and without error at least three times with trial variations for the student to pass the task. Students receive a report of operating performance at the end of each trial, and an evaluation of each task after completing three trials. Completing the tasks more than once allows a student to improve time or efficiency ratings on particular tasks. If applicable, these evaluations are provided to the work experience sponsor for training purposes.

Students must successfully complete 75% of simulator tasks to pass this course.

Keys to Success:
Use lab times offered at the beginning of this course to complete the simulator activities.

Text Books:
Required - Unknown, SimLogic (computer access provided) (Vista Training Inc.). Chapters Covered: AllAdd Content...
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