Truck Driving

About

This course is designed to provide classroom work, yard driving, and road driving experiences designed to meet the needs of the trucking industry. Students are taught to drive defensively and to have the knowledge necessary to operate the vehicle as well as abiding by all local, state and federal regulations. Information is presented which will prepare the student for both the written and skills portions of the commercial drivers license (CDL) examination.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 222
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $1,396.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $215.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Commercial Truck Driver222Certificate

21 years of age; D.O.T. medical exam; negative drug screening test, which is taken with 24 hours of payment. Current Moving Violation Record from Department of Safety (student can have no more than three speeding violations and/or accidents for the past three years and no alcohol or drug-related convictions in the last five years). Be a resident of TN; hold a valid state of TN drivers license; obtain a commercial drivers license permit (DPA). Attend an orientation session.Payment for drug screen test wil be made on the day of registration.

Orientation Dates

Thursday, August 24 @ 1:30 pm
Thursday, September 7 @ 1:30 pm
Thursday, September 21 @ 1:30 pm
Thursday, October 5 @ 1:30 pm
Thursday, October 19 @ 1:30 pm

 

Truck Driving Class Start Dates

September 5, 2017
October 30, 2017

 

 

 

Campus Locations

Lexington Extension Campus
230 S. Broad Street
Lexington, TN 38351
Main Campus
2468 Technology Center Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301

Job Duties

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight GVW . May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 60,150

Current job openings per year: 1,660

Salary Range

$28,700
to
$44,700

Instructors

Randy Blakely
731-424-0691 x117
Jimmy Rogers
731-424-0691 x115

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