HMTF 150 - Foundation Work Practicum

Students will be placed in an 80 hour unpaid practicum. They will be exposed to operating terminology and become involved with the daily routine and duties performed by Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians, Truck and Transport Mechanics, Diesel Engine Mechanics, or Transport Trailer Technicians.  Practicum placements will be arranged upon recommendation of the instructor and efforts will be made to provide placements based on a student’s area of preference. Employers will be requested to provide a variety of tasks in line with the student's learning objectives.

 

Hours: 80 (Practicum Hours: 80)

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-Requisites:
HMTF 101 

 

Course Content:
Students will be placed in an industry setting for a period of 80 hours under the direct supervision of a certified Journeyperson. During this time, the student will be exposed to the terminology of the trade and become involved with the routine and duties performed by a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, Truck and Transport Mechanic, Diesel Engine Mechanic, or Transport Trailer Technician. Employers will complete a college-generated attendance record and evaluation of the student's performance which will assist the Instructor in determining if the student has passed or failed the course.

 

Learning Outcomes:
To complete 80 hours of field experience in a practicum placement setting.

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: Pass

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.