Railroad Freight Car Certificate

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This eleven-hour Freight Car vocational certificate program is designed to provide the student training in the inspection, testing, and repair of freight cars. This is accomplished in accordance with established federal (Federal Railroad Administration), industry (American Association or Railroads), and company (Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway) procedures, in a safe and professional manner.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all coursework.

(Major Code 4360; State CIP Code 49.0208)

Required Courses

RRTM 130Freight Car Yard Inspection*3
RRTM 131Freight Car Repair Track Inspector*3
RRTM 152Freight Car Air Brakes, Basic*2
RRIT 124Fast Track Elements and Basic Welding3
Total Hours11

Total Program Hours: 11