• Program: Medium/Heavy Truck Technology
  • Course: Truck Technology Fundamentals
  • Course #: MHTT1002
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of various types of trucks and truck components. Personal and shop safety along with tool and hardware identification and fundamental repair skills will be addressed. This course will also cover the characteristics of hazardous waste and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

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:
Demonstrate shop safety practices
Demonstrate the use of hand tools
Measure components using precision tools
Access service information
Identify vehicle components
Demonstrate thread restoration
Demonstrate brake line fabrication
Demonstrate oxy-acetylene operation
Demonstrate welding practices

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT0900
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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