Equipment and Transport Systems Technology
As a participant in the Heavy
Equipment and Transport Systems Technology program at CPCC, my classes include
participation in hands-on activities in a lab setting. These labs can be in a large shop or small
lab facility. In order to protect myself
and others from harm, I agree to participate in those labs in a safe and
- Safety Glasses: I agree to wear
approved, non-tinted Safety Glasses at all times while in the lab.
“At all times” means from
the moment I enter the lab until I leave.
If I am found to not be wearing my safety glasses appropriately
(covering my eyes), I agree to the following consequences:
- First offense – Verbal warning from the
- Second offense – I will be excluded from
that lab for the remainder of the lab and my grade will be reduced
- Any offenses while underneath a vehicle –
skip automatically to the next highest penalty. There are no verbal warnings; exclusion
for the day is automatic
I understand that there are no exceptions from the
above penalties. In addition, warnings and exclusions can and will be made by any member
of the CPCC faculty, staff, lab facilitators, Division Director, etc., and
carry the same weight.
- Dress: All students are
required to wear their dealer sponsored uniform to school each day.
Students without uniforms are encouraged to purchase HEATT tee shirts from
the book store or dark colored work shirts. All shirts must be clean and tucked in. Dark colored work-style pants are
recommended or proper fitting jeans that meet the following requirements
(length above the shoes, jeans above the hip with belt). No oversized jeans will be permitted. Shorts are not allowed. No keys, chains or wallets hanging out
of pockets. Rips and tears must be
mended in a timely manner. All
belts must be of the type that does not have an exposed buckle, or buckle
turned to side of body.
- Shoes: Students must wear Steel/Safety Toed, leather work
boots/shoes. We highly recommend
and oil resistant soles. No
sneakers, tennis shoes, open toed shoes, or dress shoes are permitted.
- Jewelry: Facial jewelry of any type is NOT
permitted. This includes ear, nose,
lip, eyebrow, cheek rings, studs, etc. Also prohibited are necklaces, rings
(only one wedding ring permitted), or bracelets of any kind as these items
may pose a safety hazard. It is strongly
recommended that you not wear a wristwatch.
- Hair: Hair that is below the collar must be
pulled back appropriately for safety purposes. Facial hair must be well groomed and not
constitute a safety hazard.
- Hygiene: Good personal hygiene
must be maintained at all times.
issues not directly covered by these rules will be considered on a case-by-case
basis. CPCC staff will decide what is
professional in appearance and what is not.
- Attendance: All Students are required to be on time. Students are expected to discuss
tardiness with the instructor after class.
Students that do not
attend 80% of the classes will automatically receive a failing grade. Two
unexcused absences will result in the lowering of one letter grade.
- Illness-Emergency Reporting Procedures: All
students must notify the Instructor whenever he/she will be absent and
state the reason for the absence. If
the Instructor cannot be reached, leave a voice mail or e-mail. If no message is received from the
student, this will constitute an absence.
A MESSAGE MUST BE
- Tardiness: Tardiness in any
manner will not be tolerated. Students
are expected to be in class on time both in the morning and after
lunch. Class begins at exactly the
scheduled time. Three unexcused tardies will
result in lowering of one grade level.
Six or more excused tardies will result in lowering by one grade
level and /or penalty to be determined by the instructor.
- Participation: Students are to participate in all
areas of instruction to the fullest extent of their ability.
- Disrespectful Behavior: Talking, whispering, sleeping,
laying your head on the desk, passing notes, etc. while the instructor is
teaching is disrespectful behavior and will not be tolerated. One
warning will be given; a second violation will result in immediate
dismissal from the class.
- Instructors/Staff/Guests: All persons must be treated with
full courtesy and respect.
Students, during any association with the instructional staff
and/or guests, shall refer to them as “Sir” or “Ma’am” as the case may be. Students are expected to sit straight in
their seats and give instructors their undivided attention while in
- Language: Profanity of any kind
will not be tolerated.
- Cheating: Cheating in any
manner WILL NOT be tolerated. Any student caught cheating or allowing
or assisting in cheating, will be immediately dismissed.
Cell Phones: Pagers, cell phones, or
other electronic devices are not to be used in class. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Smoking or use of any tobacco products are not permitted on campus.
unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of illegal
drugs presents a hazard to students, employees, and property and is not
permitted at any property in use by the College or while participating in a
co-op. Any student who violates this policy is subject to disciplinary
action. Refer to CPCC’s Policy and Procedures No.7.01 at http://www.cpcc.edu/administration/policies-and-procedures/7-01-drug-free-college
for complete details.
NO FOOD OR DRINK (EXCEPT BOTTELD WATER) IS
ALLOWED IN THE LAB AT ANY TIME. You may eat and drink only in the break
areas or outside. Food and drink in the
classroom is at the instructor’s discretion.
No alcohol is permitted on campus. If this occurs it will result in immediate
dismissal from the program.
No student is to be on campus under the
influence of alcohol or with the odor of alcohol on or about them.
- Breaks: Students are not permitted to gather in the hallways or
other areas of the building. During
breaks students are allowed in the break areas, restrooms, or
outside. Students are not to block
walkways or doorways.
Refer to “CPCC Student Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures” and/or CPCC’s Policies and Procedures at http://www.cpcc.edu/administration/policies-and-procedures/7-students
for the College’s expectations of its students.
Any student not following these guidelines will be dismissed from class
and attendance credit for that day will not be given. After a student has been warned or dismissed
from class three times he or she will be dropped from the program.
No excuses will be considered.