Topics in this online course include WreckMaster’s 5-point protocol for staying safe and working efficiently; calculating resistance, including damage, mire and gradient resistance and weight transfer; anchoring; one-lane parallel up righting; how to split and separate a tractor-trailer and tow a trailer; calculating a truck’s lift capacity; how to increase the working load limit of a winch using snatch blocks; and advanced scenarios involving up righting, vertical lifting and jack-knifes.
This online course is perfect for tow operators with one to three years experience who want to learn how to tow and recover under more complicated and potentially dangerous conditions.
- Vehicle Weights
- Rolling Resistance
- Damage Resistance
- Calculations-Rolling & Damage
- Mire Resistance
- Gradient Resistance
- Weight Transfer
- Weight Transfer Calculations
- Where is Weight Transfer
- Anchoring Your Tow Truck
- Intro to One Lane Up-righting
- Perform Recovery Not Salvage
- Truck Positioning
- Rigging and Set-up
- Straight Truck Up-right
- Lift & Separate Preparing for Lift
- Lift & Separate-Checks and Balances
- Lift & Separate-We Have Lift Off
- Lift & Separate-:Lower and Pull Away
- Trailer Towing
- Rear Tractor Towing
- How to Calculate Lift Capacity
- Don’t Exceed Capacity
- Snatch Blocks
- Winch Ratings
- Passenger Car Up-righting
- Veer Angle & Vertical Lifting
- Jack-Knife Solutions
There are no prerequisites to attend WreckMaster Training. That being said, there is a ton of information covered in level of training. It would be beneficial to attend the levels in order if acceleration to ensure you can keep up with the class.
Each student is responsible for a quiet place, as well as a device and reliable internet connection to view the class.
REGISTRATION & DIGITAL ACCESS
An link will be emailed to you giving you access to this course and all future self-guided courses, tutorials, and subscription material. You will be able to access your courses 24/7 from your user dashboard.