Program Outcomes (CDL)

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South Campus

Instructors
Pam Simpson
253.680.7485

Dan French
253.680.7483

Bob Gunter
253.680.7486

Marc Jones
253.680.7485

Wade Westphal
253.680.7491

Admissions Office
253.680.7002

Location South Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m - 2:30 pm.
7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., or
2:30 - 10 p.m.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Follow established procedures for pre-trip inspections.
  2. Control and safely maneuver the vehicle in various traffic situations.
  3. Back an articulated combination into and through various obstacles.
  4. Couple and uncouple a tractor/trailer unit.
  5. Apply proper logbook procedures and rules.
  6. Calculate axle weight and adjust according to state and federal laws.
  7. Recognize, avoid, or solve potential hazardous situations related to truck driving.

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical-thinking