PPT002 – 20.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

stop sign on school busThe School Bus Driver Instructor Refresher course provides experienced pupil transportation professionals with Department of Transportation guideline updates, associated curriculum revisions, and all related training delivery updates to include revised delivery materials; all based on Texas Department of Public Safety School Bus Driver Program best practices. In addition to refreshing basic instructor skills, participants will cover all CDL Pre-trip inspection review processes along with proper backing, turning, parking, and student skill documentation requirements.

Prerequisites

Texas DPS Certification/Licensing Requirement

The participant must present a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Class B CDL (P & S endorsement), a valid Bus Driver Certification card, and evidence of completion of both the Texas DPS Bus Driver Safety course and TEEX School Bus Driver Instructor (PPT001) course.  These prerequisites may be accomplished by uploading a copy of the documents after registration using the TEEX Student Portal within 14 days of the start of class. Once received and approved, the participant will be notified by email they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • Teaching Techniques
  • Precision Backing
  • Field Exercises: Backing
  • Precision Turning
  • Field Exercises: Turning
  • You and Your Bus
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Field Exercises: Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Parking
  • Field Exercises: Parallel Parking
  • Documentation

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for school bus driver instructors.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 2.40 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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