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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Escort Vehicle Driver Certification
Name
SEF-3001F7
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 84 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Students interested in becoming a Certified Escort Vehicle drivers
Description
This course fulfills NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) requirements for the certification of drivers of oversize/overweight load escort vehicles, as required by G.S. 20-119 and detailed in 19A NCAC 02D.0644. The NCDOT administers the course, which includes instruction in safe and effective escort skills, an examination that documents course comprehension, and a system for recognizing drivers certified by NC or another state.
Course Objectives
  1. ... have acquired the necessary instruction in safe and effective escort skills, through the successful completion of this course,
  2. ... have satisfied, through the successful completion of this course, the educational requirements of the North Carolina Department of Transportation Oversize-Overweight Load Escort Vehicle Driver Certification Program
Outline of Instruction
  1. State of North Carolina Escort Vehicle Certification Program
  2. Functions and Duties of Escort Drivers
  3. Highway Operations
  4. Breakdowns and Emergency Operations
  5. Escort Vehicle operation and Defensive Driving
  6. Review and Final Exam
Contact Hours
8
CEU's
0.8
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
North Carolina Department of Transporation Oversize/Overweight Permits Unit
Website URL
https://connect.ncdot.gov/business/trucking/Pages/overpermits.aspx
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Upon successful completion of this program, participants will have received instruction in safe and effective escort skills, achieved a passing score on the final examination that documents course comprehension, and a system of recognizing drivers certified by this or another state.
  2. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be eligible to be certified as an Oversize-Overweight load escort vehicle drivers as required by G.S. 20-119, and detailed in 19A NCAC 02D.0644.
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
N/A
Text and Supplies Needed
North Carolina Department of Transportation Certified Escort Vehicle Operator Handbook - (https://connect.ncdot.gov/business/trucking/Documents/EVOManual.pdf)
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
None
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
  3. Successful completion of this course requires a score of 75% or higher on the final examination. No makeup testing dates will be offered.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
North Carolina Department of Transportation Oversize/Overweight Permits Unit Accredited School
North Carolina Department of Transportation Oversize/Overweight Permits Unit Approved Curriculum
North Carolina Department of Transportation Oversize/Overweight Permits Unit Certified Instructor
Intended Audience
Students interested in becoming a Certified Escort Vehicle drivers
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Escort Vehicle Driver, Pilot Driver and/or Pole Driver
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Yes
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Escort Drivers
Related Courses
  • Auto Dealers' 12-Hour Pre-Licensure Training - AUT-3002A3
  • Initial Safety Inspection - AUT-3129A3
  • NC Vehicle Safety Inspection - SEF-3001BU2
Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department
919-866-7221