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Freightliner will reimburse franchised dealers in the US or Canada when an employee completes the Medium Duty Course IV or Heavy Duty Course III in twelve months or less as follows:

An average score of 95–100% will earn a 100% reimbursement of the tuition.

An average score of 90–94.9% earns a 75%.

85–89.9% GPA will earn a 50% reimbursement of the tuition.

eBOOK
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Select color text below for a 37 page sample of the Course III Heavy-Duty Ebook. Course III Heavy-Duty book. These books may have color enhancements found only in the eBook version of the textbook.

Confidence for Sale —
Reimbursements Available

Give your staff a sales edge through greater product knowledge and confidence. As one TMI graduate wrote: “Knowledge is the key to greater sales rewards.”

Both our heavy-duty Course III and medium-duty focused Course IV are recommended for Freightliner personnel. And when your employees finish within twelve months, Freightliner will reimburse up to 100% of the tuition cost to franchised dealers in the US or Canada. Our distance learning courses provide self-paced,  effective truck product training.

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TWO COURSES COVERING
FREIGHTLINER PRODUCT TRAINING

The Precision Truck Training series of remote learnming courses offers two distinct ten-lesson courses to cover Freightliner trucks. These courses provide fundamental truck knowledge and product specific exercises. For medium-duty coverage we offer our COURSE IV Mid-Range Diesels — ideal for anyone involved with Business Class models. More information on this course is under the Medium-Duty Freightliner menu at the left or click here!

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COURSE CATALOG and APPLICATION FORM 
Course III: Heavy-Duty Models Catalog and Application

To Enroll: Click on the color text link above to get our Application form to fill-in and return by email, fax, or mail. Or call 800-447-1251.

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TWO COURSES COVERING
FREIGHTLINER PRODUCT TRAINING

The Precision Truck Training series of distance-education provides two distinct ten-lesson courses to cover Freightliner trucks. These courses cover fundamental truck knowledge and product specific exercises. For medium-duty coverage we offer our COURSE IV Mid-Range Diesels — ideal for anyone involved with Business Class models. More information on this course is under the Medium-Duty Freightliner menu at the left or click here!

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COURSE III

Heavy-Duty Models Class 8 trucks and tractors are the subject of this ten lesson correspondence course. Students study and are tested on Freightliner product information as well as advanced concepts in sales engineering and specing of Class 8 vehicles. Graduates complete ten written tests using the 392 page TMI textbook and your Freightliner product data. Tests are mailed, emailed or faxed to us for hand grading. This in-depth course typically requires over 70 hours of study time to complete.

Students work through the ten tests for this course and mail or fax them to TMI for grading. Grades and comments are often returned in one business day. The cost for this in-depth heavy-duty product training is US$825 per US or Canadian enrollment. 

GET THE eBOOK: The textbook is available as an enhanced PDF eBook in addition to the printed version as a $30 option with this course. Using Adobe Acrobat Reader, students can scroll through, read and search the textbook on most any computer or tablet.

BENEFITS OF TMI TRAINING INCLUDE:

Read More below for a chapter outline of each of the 10-lessons in our Course III — Heavy-Duty text book.

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LESSON OUTLINE

Precision Truck Training

Course III — Heavy Duty Models

Lesson 1 Productivity and Cost Relationships, Introduction to the Metric System.

Lesson 2 Model Types, Terms, Weight Ratings, Laws and Loads.

Lesson 3 Truck Weight Distribution and Optimum Payload Capacity.

Lesson 4 Tractor Trailer Weight Distribution and Maximum Load Capacity.

Lesson 5 Chassis Components: Frame, Springs, Axles, Wheels, Tires. GAWR Rating System.

Lesson 6 Vehicle Performance: Torque and Power, Performance Losses, Making a Performance Analysis—Reserve Power and Gradeability.

Lesson 7 Choosing the Drivetrain: Gearing, Rear Axles, Transmissions, Shift Patterns.

Lesson 8 Low Speed Performance: Gradeability, Traction, On/Off Road Gearing, Gas or Diesel?

Lesson 9 Speed Control: Air Brake Systems, Engine Brakes, Transmission and Driveline Retarders.

Lesson 10 The Support Systems: Electrical, Cooling, Exhaust, Emissions, Noise Control, Power Take-Offs, The Driver Environment.

Appendix Tables & Data: Weights & Measures, Performance Formulas, Swing Radius, Weight Distribution, Tire Capacities, Grade Resistance, Air Resistance, Electrical Loads.

Index Subjects and Terms

Business sponsored enrollments are treated as company property. If an active course is not completed for any reason the value of the “unused” lessons can be credited to enroll another employee. Now is the time to consider this cost effective product training for your staff. To enroll, or if you have questions, call us toll-free at 1-800-447-1251.

LESSON OUTLINE

Precision Truck Training

Course III — Heavy Duty Models

Lesson 1 Productivity and Cost Relationships, Introduction to the Metric System.

Lesson 2 Model Types, Terms, Weight Ratings, Laws and Loads.

Lesson 3 Truck Weight Distribution and Optimum Payload Capacity.

Lesson 4> Tractor Trailer Weight Distribution and Maximum Load Capacity.

Lesson 5 Chassis Components: Frame, Springs, Axles, Wheels, Tires. GAWR Rating System.

Lesson 6 Vehicle Performance: Torque and Power, Performance Losses, Making a Performance Analysis—Reserve Power and Gradeability.

Lesson 7 Choosing the Drivetrain: Gearing, Rear Axles, Transmissions, Shift Patterns.

Lesson 8 Low Speed Performance: Gradeability, Traction, On/Off Road Gearing, Gas or Diesel?

Lesson 9 Speed Control: Air Brake Systems, Engine Brakes, Transmission and Driveline Retarders.

Lesson 10 The Support Systems: Electrical, Cooling, Exhaust, Emissions, Noise Control, Power Take-Offs, The Driver Environment.

Appendix Tables & Data: Weights & Measures, Performance Formulas, Swing Radius, Weight Distribution, Tire Capacities, Grade Resistance, Air Resistance, Electrical Loads.

Index Subjects and Terms