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Training for North Carolina
  Bus Inspector Trainers




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DID YOU
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ROSTER ?




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History

   North Carolina General Statute 115C-248(a) states:
    “The superintendent of each local school administrative
    unit, shall cause each school bus owned or operated by
    such local school administrative unit to be inspected at
    least once each 30 days during the school year for
    technical defects or other defects which may affect the
    safe operation of such bus.” Public School Laws of North
    Carolina Annotated (2007 Ed)., State Board of Education,
    LexisNexis, pp 177.




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History
   House Bill 2265 states:
    “AN ACT to exempt buses from safety inspections required under motor vehicle
    laws if they are titled to a local board of education and subject to school bus
    inspection requirements, as recommended by the joint legislative transportation
    oversight committee.
   Section 1. G.S. 20-183.2 reads:
    “(a1) Safety Inspection Exception – Historic vehicles, as defined in G.S. 20-
    79.4 (b)(55), shall not be subject to a safety inspection pursuant to this Article:
    (1) Historic vehicles, as defined in G.S. 20-79.4 (b)(55).
    (2) Buses titled to a local board of education and subject to the school bus
    inspection requirements specified by the State Board of Education and G.S.
    115C-248(a)
   This Bill was approved on August 4, 2008.

    State Board of Education approves School Bus Inspector Program
     Policy # TCS-H-011 on April 1, 2010.     Effective August 1, 2011
   LEAs shall require each 30-day inspection required under G.S. 115C-248 to be
    conducted by an individual who has completed the training and certification
    requirements administered by the Department of Public Instruction.


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    Certification Committee
   Randy Henson, DPI – Chairman
   Rhonda Fleming, Winston Salem-Forsyth Co.
   Bob Huston, Durham Co.
   Al Smith, Alamance Co.
   Tim Speer, Yadkin Co.
   Rick Jennings, Wilkes Co.
   Kem Givens, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Co.
   Billy Nixon, Chowan Co.
   David Twiddy, Dare Co.
   Keith Wilmot, Transylvania Co.
   Ronnie McDonald, Harnett Co.
   Eric Locklear, Person Co.


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    Introduction
   The NC Department Public of Instruction Transportation Services Section has established
    a certification program for school bus personnel performing 30 day vehicle inspections.
    All inspections are completed in accordance with specifications set forth in the latest
    version of the NC BUS FLEET manual and NC State Board of Education policy # TCS-H-
    011. (For purposes of this document, the term “school bus” also includes activity buses
    that are also subject to the 30-day inspection requirement of General Statute 115C-248.)




              The objective of this program is to:
   • Support the education of school bus inspectors
   • Strive for maximum operational efficiencies
   • Provide for maintenance integrity and consistency
   • Provide safe & reliable transportation services for students
   • Create an environment in which LEA employees can reach their fullest potential
   • Inspire the confidence, trust, and respect of the general public.




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    Four Hour Technician Training
    Session- YOU

   A Bus Inspector Trainer may be a staff member of the Department of
    Public Instruction, or an LEA employee that has successfully completed
    a Train-The-Trainer Class sponsored by NCDPI

   The Bus inspector Trainer should be knowledgeable of the school bus
    inspector certification policy (# TCS-H-011) and keep a copy for
    reference. (available at www.ncbussafety.org)

   The Bus Inspector Trainer should be very familiar with the NC Fleet
    Manual- 30 day Bus inspection section.



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     Four Hour Technician Training
     Session- YOUR ROLE
    Training sessions will be scheduled regionally. The Bus inspector
    trainer shall notify NCDPI of any scheduled classes. NCDPI will post
    dates and locations on the www.ncbussafety.org webpage. Bus
    Inspectors can attend sessions anywhere in the state.

   The Bus inspector Trainer shall be responsible for securing a roster at
    each four hour session and must forward them to DPI. The Bus
    Inspector Trainer shall maintain a file of class rosters.




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             The Roster

Integrity of the roster is of the utmost
importance. Please have everyone sign in
at the beginning of class. If a name is
illegible, the attendee will not receive
credit for the class.
In the case of a large class, It is
recommended to call roll at the end of the
class.
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     Four Hour Bus Inspector Training
     Session- YOUR ROLE
   Bus Inspector Trainer will each class based on the Power point and 30
    minute training video developed by the School Bus Inspector
    Certification Committee.

    Bus Inspector Trainer will review the NC Fleet Manual bus inspection
    section to ensure all inspectors are familiar with the manual and how to
    reference items.

   Bus Inspector Trainer will demonstrate the proper method of
    measuring and recording brake stroke measurement. (Bus will need to be
    on a lift for class demonstration)
   Bus inspector trainer will demonstrate a proper 30 day inspection of an
    actual school bus.

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 Administration of the NC bus
inspector certification program


 Bus Inspector Trainers shall be appointed by the
LEA transportation director.
 It is not anticipated that each LEA will have its
own Bus Inspector Trainer; however, medium-
large counties will want to make sure one of its
own employees is available to provide training.


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     Administration of the NC bus
    inspector certification program
The Bus Inspector Trainer REQUIREMENTS;

   shall have a minimum of five years experience
    inspecting N.C. school buses and be thoroughly
    knowledgeable of the 30 day inspection process.
   will attend a train-the-trainer session hosted by
    NCDPI.
   must pass 50 question certification test before
    beginning training duties.



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     Administration of the NC bus
    inspector certification program
The Bus Inspector Trainer;

   will be responsible for contacting NCDPI to post
    class schedule on ncbussafety.org
   will be responsible for scheduling and teaching the
    four hour class as requested and allow inspectors
    from other LEA’s to attend if seating permits.
   will be responsible for contacting NCDPI to
    schedule 50 question test.
   will be responsible for maintaining a file containing
    all class rosters and forwarding copies to NCDPI.
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      Administration of the NC bus
     inspector certification program
   NCDPI will be the managing authority of the Bus Inspector Certification
    program.
   NCDPI will administer the 50 question test upon request.
   NCDPI will issue Inspection Certificates.
   NCDPI will maintain a database of all bus inspectors. NCDPI will
    release a certification expiration list in March of each year. It will be the
    responsibility of the LEA Transportation Director to review the list and
    inform employees of forthcoming certification expirations.
   NCDPI will post on the www.ncbussafety.org website a list of Bus
    Inspector Trainers and schedule of four hour classes




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      Hands-on Spot Testing


   1) Bus inspector is subject to random unannounced hands-on testing by
    NCDPI personnel. Spot testing will consist of performing a correct 30 day
    inspection and brake stroke measurement demonstration.

   2) If bus inspector unsatisfactorily completes 30 day inspection and brake
    stroke measurement demonstration, the bus inspector will required to attend
    the next available four hour NC Technician training session. The
    Transportation Director will be responsible to keep track of any additional
    training as required by NCDPI.

   3) If bus inspector fails to comply with #1 and/or #2, NCDPI will revoke bus
    inspector certification until attending a 4 hour class and re-taking 50 question
    test.


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School Bus Inspector Certification




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    Policies
   This program shall meet the requirements of Policy # TCS-H-011 that
    technicians who perform school bus inspections must be certified as
    School Bus Inspectors.
   Certification shall be in effect until June 30th of the fifth calendar year
    from the certification date stated on the inspector certificate.
   The school bus inspector must renew every five (5) years thereafter to
    maintain certification. The qualifications, training, and testing
    requirements for certification may be completed in one of three means:

    1.   School Bus Inspector Certification (grandfathered)

    2.   School Bus Inspector Certification (non-grandfathered)

    3.   School Bus Inspector Certification (renewal)

    1.   School Bus Inspector Certification (Transfer)


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School Bus Inspector Certification
(grandfathered)
   Inspector applicant must be currently employed at a North
    Carolina LEA school bus transportation facility and have
    performed 30 day inspections on school buses for 5 years or
    more before April 1, 2010
   Inspector applicant must first be thoroughly familiar with the NC
    FLEET MANUAL- 30 DAY INSPECTION SECTION before taking
    the 50 question NC school bus inspector test. The inspector
    applicant must pass with a score of 80 or better on first attempt.
    If passing score is achieved an inspector certificate will be issued
    from NCDPI.
   If failure to pass on 1st attempt, inspector applicant must attend
    a four hour North Carolina School Bus Inspector Training session
    before attempting the 50 question NC school bus inspector test
    for 2nd try. If passing score of 80 is achieved an inspector
    certificate will be issued from NCDPI.

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School Bus Inspector Certification
(grandfathered) continued…
   If failure to pass on 2nd attempt, Inspector
    applicant must complete a training regimen as
    directed by LEA Transportation Director (process
    must be documented and recorded in employee’s
    personnel file). Inspector applicant will take the 50
    question NC school bus inspector test. If passing
    score of 80 is achieved an inspector certificate will
    be issued from NCDPI.
   For 3rd failure, A 3 month waiting period is required
    before repeating 4 hour class & test. Step A4 will be
    repeated until a passing score of 80 can be
    achieved and at which time the inspector applicant
    will be issued an inspector certificate from NCDPI.

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    School Bus Inspector Certification
    (non-grandfathered)
    Inspector applicant must first be thoroughly familiar with the NC
    FLEET MANUAL- 30 DAY INSPECTION SECTION.

    Upon completion of the four hour class the inspector applicant may
    attempt the 50 question NC school bus inspector test. If passing
    score of 80 is achieved an inspector certificate will be issued from
    NCDPI.

    If failure to pass on 1st attempt, Inspector applicant must
    complete a training regimen as directed by LEA Transportation
    Director (process must be documented and recorded in employee’s
    personnel file). Inspector applicant will take the 50 question NC
    school bus inspector


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      School Bus Inspector Certification
      (non-grandfathered) continued…

    If failure to pass on 2nd attempt, Inspector applicant
    must re-attend a four hour NC school bus inspector training
    session within 90 days before attempting the 50 question
    NC school bus inspector test. If passing score of 80% is
    achieved an inspector certificate will be issued
     from NCDPI.

   If failure to pass on 3rd attempt, the inspector applicant
    may repeat step 4 after a 3 month waiting period.


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    Renewal of Inspection Certification
    Bus inspector must renew inspection certification before June 30th of
    the 5th calendar year from original certification date.

   For eligibility to take renewal test, Bus inspector must attend a
    minimum of 20 hours of in service training every 5 years and provide
    documentation of in-service training that shall be kept in employee’s
    personnel file.

   The bus inspector must pass a 50 question NC school bus inspector
    test. If a passing score of 80% is achieved the bus inspector will be
    issued an inspection certificate from NCDPI.

   If failure, retake the 4 hour class & test.



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    Renewal of Inspection
    Certification
   Renewal candidates are encouraged to begin renewal in-service
    training and/or testing as early as possible in the calendar year during
    which renewal is required.

   NCDPI will maintain a database of all bus inspectors. NCDPI will
    release a certification expiration list before March 31st of each year. It
    will be the responsibility of each LEA Transportation Director to
    review the list and assure that employees do not allow inspection
    certification to expire.




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Qualifying classes for 20 hour
renewal requirement
 Any appropriate training course sponsored by
  NCPTA.
 Any appropriate training course sponsored by

  NCDPI
 Any appropriate training course sponsored by

  LEA bus inspector trainer.
 Other training courses may qualify with prior

  approval from NCDPI.
Example- Training by vendors, ASE classes.

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Transfer of NC Bus Inspector Certification

   1) A school bus inspector may transfer the Inspector Certification
    to any LEA in North Carolina if employment is secured at a new
    LEA location.

   2) The Transportation Director who gains the transferred employee
    will be responsible to see that NCDPI is notified of the location
    change.

   3) The Transportation Director who gains the transferred employee
    will be responsible to see that an inspector certificate is displayed
    at the LEA bus garage location before the employee begins
    performing 30 day inspections.


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                   Certificate

The employee’s bus inspector certificate will be
issued by NCDPI to the LEA transportation director
(or equivalent) and shall be prominently displayed
in the garage or office area of the LEA
transportation department.

The bus inspector certificate shall be individually
framed behind a rigid transparent protective
covering or displayed with other certificates as a
group behind a rigid transparent protective
covering.


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After August 1, 2011 no one
may perform a 30 day
inspection of a school bus
until requirements of NC State
Board of Education policy #
TCS-H-011 are satisfied.




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The 4 hour class




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Class routine & timing
   Take Roster of the class 10 mins.
   Begin Power Point presentation
       Introductory slides about certification policy 10 mins
       Show video-Overview of inspection process 30 mins
       Continue inside the bus & exterior/tires slides 45 mins
   Go Outside to bus
       Hands-on Demonstration-Inside & exterior 30 mins
   Continue Power point
       Under hood, chassis, brake stroke measure 40 mins
   Go Outside to bus
     Hands-on Demonstration-Under hood/chassis/Brake stroke 30 mins
   Continue power point
       Road test 10 mins
       Class review-Q&A 10 mins
   Test 30 mins.-1.5 hrs. (will vary depending upon individual test taking ability)
            Total time for class: 4-4.5 hrs (includes testing)
               Time will vary +- 30 mins depending on class size


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Items needed for class
   Computer & Speakers
   TV & DVD player (video can be played via
    computer but images may be distorted)
   Slide Projector
   Screen
   School Bus
   Lift (raising the bus for ease of chassis &
    brake stroke demonstration)
   Laser pointer

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               Class preparation

   Be sure you have studied the power point
    and watched the inspection video prior to
    your first class (Understand how to use the
    power point presentation)

   Try out the classroom set up well before the
    class begins (Does the power point project
    upon the screen? Will the video play?)


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        Tips for Effective Presentations


-Do not turn your back on the audience while
looking at the screen.

-Do not read the presentation word for word.

-Have a laser pointer handy to draw the
audience’s eyes to the focal point.




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        Tips for Effective Presentations

-Moving around the room will keep the audience
engaged. (a wireless mouse is helpful )

-Maintain sincere eye contact with your
audience-Try to look every single person in the
eye at least once every 15 minutes.

-Keep audience engaged-No one sleeps, texts, or
receives phone calls.



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         Tips for Effective Presentations


-Speak to your audience, listen to their
questions, respond to their reactions.

-Pause….. Allow yourself and your audience a
little time to reflect and think. Don't race through
your presentation and leave your audience, as
well as yourself, feeling out of breath.

-Add humor whenever appropriate and possible.


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          Tips for Effective Presentations



-Know when to STOP talking. Be sure to take breaks
every hour and end the class according to the schedule.

-KNOW YOUR MATERIAL , PRACTICE YOUR
PRESENTATION, SPEAK WITH CONVICTION.




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This presentation will be available on
http://www.ncbussafety.org/BICert.html for use
as a reference for trainers




 Call NCDPI Transportation Services for any questions you may have
 concerning this program.
 Derek Graham-919-807-3571
 Randy Henson-828-964-1501
 Charles Ball-336-816-4716


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