• Program: Public Works
  • Course: Commercial Driver's License Class B Training
  • Course #: PWRK1070
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This commercial truck driving course will help the student develop the knowledge and driving skills needed to obtain your Class B driver's training license which is required to operate Public Works vehicles. Students will learn safe driving operations along with knowledge about air brake systems, pre-trip inspections, and defensive driving.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Evaluate vehicle inspections
Demonstrate safe operation with a snow plow
Administer inspection and operation of various components
Manipulate various driving procedures
Utilize different shifting methods
Implement different seeing challenges
Acquire proper signaling communications methods
Diagnose controlling speed

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Must be 18 years of age, possess a valid MN driver's license and meet all qualifications specified by MN Statute
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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