Basic Winter MRAP/HMMWV Operations

Who this Course is for:

This course is for officers who have completed SWATMOD’s Basic MRAP Operations Course, or a MRAP Drivers Training course (proof required) and want to further their knowledge and experience of MRAPs while driving in winter conditions.

 

Purpose:

The purpose of our training course is to offer an in-depth program that doesn’t exist in the Midwest to thoroughly train law enforcement officers how to operate military type vehicles that departments obtain through the 1033 program.  This course will enforce officer’s safety through education of the vehicle(s), specifically their own vehicle(s) that they use, as well as the possible dangers while operating such vehicle in winter conditions.  By the end of the course, each member will be capable and confident in performing operations in snow and on ice with their MRAP, as well as how to properly care for and maintain their emergency vehicle(s).

 

Objectives:

Upon completion of the classroom instruction, the student will be able to:

  • Conduct standard PMCS of the vehicle.  (Handouts on this)

  • Discuss the vehicle’s level of protection, safety, and equipment; as well as how to load and secure their vehicle

  • Determine essential driving skills and proper maneuvering of vehicle while operating on snow and ice

  • Determine warnings and cautions of risk reduction for rollovers and tipping while operating the vehicle

 

Upon completion of the skills training, the student will be able to:

  • Complete a vehicle walk around naming components and explaining their proper usage

  • Differentiate the location and function of controls and indicators

  • Point out the proper emergency egress of the vehicle

  • Complete a pre and post operation vehicle preventative maintenance check inspection

 

Upon completion of the vehicle driving training, the student will be able to:

  • Operate the vehicle properly in winter conditions

  • Explain best practices for transmission/engine braking procedures

  • Operate the vehicle safely off road on various terrain with snow and ice

  • Operate the vehicle on rural roadways in winter conditions

If you would like the full course outline, more information, or to set up a training date, 
Please Contact Us

SWATMOD LLC

320 309 2260

3866 31st St SE

St Cloud MN 56304

 

NATE@SWATMOD.COM
 

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