National Safety Code

HOURS OF SERVICE

CLASSROOM

FULL DAY FEDERAL/ HALF DAY PROVINCIAL

Classroom Presentation
· Provincial or Federal legislation; depending on your needs
· Log Book Refresher

Course Outcomes:
· Confident and competent Log Book completion
· Legally compliant

A comprehensive presentation on the Hours of Service legislation as is needed for your operations. Courses on the Federal Hours of Service are full-day and Provincial Hours of Service courses are half-day. Participants will complete practical exercises making log book entries.

NSC REFRESHER COURSE

CLASSROOM

FULL DAY

· Air Brake
· Hours of Service
· Cargo Securement

Course Outcomes:

· Understanding of Vehicle Dynamics
· Understanding of Human Limitations
· Improved Vehicle Handling

Includes a presentation of Advanced Driving techniques, vehicle familiarity, fatigued driving, and safe vehicle handling. Prepares participants for the practical on-track training. Students are assessed with a final written multiple choice test.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Vehicle Pivot Point, Tire Technologies, Mirror Use, Threshold Braking, and Human and Vehicle Limitations.

A comprehensive presentation on the Hours of Service legislation as is needed for your op

Participants manoeuvre the vehicle forwards and backwards through space restricted stations; Serpentine Manoeuvre, Multi-radius Manoeuvre, Parallel Parking, and Garage Parking.

Techniques: Zone Steering, Vehicle Pivot Point, Mirror Use, and Eye Placement.

erations. Courses on the Federal Hours of Service are full-day and Provincial Hours of Service courses are half-day. Participants will complete practical exercises making log book entries.

Participants get an understanding of how to safely manoeuvre a vehicle within the proven human and vehicle limitations. Reduce the stress of handling a vehicle during an emergency situation with; Offset Serpentine Manoeuvres, Sharp Cornering, Quick Lane Change, Ditch Entry Drill, and Decision Maker Manoeuvre.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Proper Eye Placement, Tire Technologies, Mirror Use, Threshold Braking, and Human and Vehicle Limitations.

The CTEC Skid Platform, also known as the Skid Truck, is like no other Skid Platform in the industry. This one-of-a-kind pickup truck has been outfitted with a pneumatic system in the front and rear. This allows for the simulation of a slippery surface, participants get to feel a realistic skid, and learn to react appropriately.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Tire Technologies, Eye Placement, and Straight Line Braking and Accelerating.

Also known as the Simulator or SIM module, participants are assessed on critical decision making abilities, identification and prioritization of hazards, and appropriate actions in a realistic state-of-the-art Driving Simulator.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Adequate Following Distance, Hazard Recognition, Mirror Use, Threshold Braking, and Evasive Actions.

CARGO SECUREMENT

CLASSROOM + DEMONSTRATIONS

1/2 DAY

· Legislation
· Proper securement procedures
· Tie-down calculations
· Unique loads

Course Outcomes:

· Understanding of Vehicle Dynamics
· Understanding of Human Limitations
· Improved Vehicle Handling

Includes a presentation of Advanced Driving techniques, vehicle familiarity, fatigued driving, and safe vehicle handling. Prepares participants for the practical on-track training. Students are assessed with a final written multiple choice test.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Vehicle Pivot Point, Tire Technologies, Mirror Use, Threshold Braking, and Human and Vehicle Limitations.

Participants manoeuvre the vehicle forwards and backwards through space restricted stations; Serpentine Manoeuvre, Multi-radius Manoeuvre, Parallel Parking, and Garage Parking.

Techniques: Zone Steering, Vehicle Pivot Point, Mirror Use, and Eye Placement.

Participants get an understanding of how to safely manoeuvre a vehicle within the proven human and vehicle limitations. Reduce the stress of handling a vehicle during an emergency situation with; Offset Serpentine Manoeuvres, Sharp Cornering, Quick Lane Change, Ditch Entry Drill, and Decision Maker Manoeuvre.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Proper Eye Placement, Tire Technologies, Mirror Use, Threshold Braking, and Human and Vehicle Limitations.

The CTEC Skid Platform, also known as the Skid Truck, is like no other Skid Platform in the industry. This one-of-a-kind pickup truck has been outfitted with a pneumatic system in the front and rear. This allows for the simulation of a slippery surface, participants get to feel a realistic skid, and learn to react appropriately.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Tire Technologies, Eye Placement, and Straight Line Braking and Accelerating.

Also known as the Simulator or SIM module, participants are assessed on critical decision making abilities, identification and prioritization of hazards, and appropriate actions in a realistic state-of-the-art Driving Simulator.

Advanced Techniques: Zone Steering, Adequate Following Distance, Hazard Recognition, Mirror Use, Threshold Braking, and Evasive Actions.

VEHICLE INSPECTIONS

CLASSROOM + ON-TRACK

FULL DAY

4 Hours: Classroom Presentation
· Review Schedule 1
· Explain why something is inspected
· Explain what is major defect vs minor
· Review company DVIR

4 Hours: Practical
· Small Groups

Course Outcomes:
· Greater understanding of why proper inspection is important
· Able to successfully perform an inspection
· Greater understanding of vehicle systems

In small groups; inspect a company vehicle including air brake
run up and fan down.

NSC DRIVER EVALUATIONS: Train the Trainer

CLASSROOM + ON-TRACK

3 days, (24 hours)

Day 1 Classroom
Topics Include:
· Air Brake refresher
· Hours of Service refresher
· Cargo Securement refresher
· Rules of Road review

Day 2 Practical
· Vehicle Inspection including full air brake
· Coupling and uncoupling procedures
· Participant practice evaluations

Day 3 Practical
· Participants are assessed on their evaluation abilities