Transportation Learning Center | Evaluated Learning Experience
1. Introduction and Overview to Highway Grade Crossings (104)
Transportation Learning Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, and approved locations.
Course 1, 2 and 3 (combined): 45.5 hours.
Course 1, 2 and 3: April 2013 - Present.
Course 1, 2 and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify key highway grade crossing terminology and nomenclature; describe regulations pertaining to highway grade crossings; describe the principles of highway grade crossing operations; identify and describe highway grade crossing warning equipment; identify and describe highway grade crossing control circuits; identify types of warning system malfunctions, and inspect and maintain highway grade crossings.
Course 1, 2 and 3: Instruction is offered via classroom through use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, lab, required interaction with instructor, and final exams. Topics include: highway grade crossing equipment, control circuits, warning systems and operations.
Course 1, 2 and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Railroad Operations, Railroad Electronics, Railroad Engineering, Transportation Management, and Mechanical Systems (5/18). NOTE: Courses 1, 2 and 3 must all be completed to receive credit.