Commercial Driver Training
Program code: 221-279-02
Length: Two Semesters
Occupational Objectives: Self-Employment and/or Employment with Trucking Company
Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate is in response to the non-conventional short-term program of study needs of many adults in our service region for an award which provides for upgrading, re-training, and investigating career possibilities.
Admission Requirements: Applicant must have a valid Driver’s License, provide a Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, and pass a Department of Transportation physical.
Program Requirements: The Career Studies certificate in Commercial Driver Training covers subjects such as state and local laws for the motor carrier
industry, preventive maintenance and inspection procedures, over-the-road and city driving, backing skills, and defensive driving skills. Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded a certificate and class “A” Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a Hazardous Materials endorsement.
Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
First Semester TRK 101 DOT Safety Rules & Regulations 2 0 2
TRK 102 Preventive Main. for Truck Drivers 1 0 1
TRK 103 Tractor Trailer Driving 3 12 9
TOTAL 6 12 12
Second Semester HLT 100 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 3 0 3
MIN 288 New Miner Surface Training 1 0 1
SAF 246 Hazardous Chemicals, Materials and Waste in the Workplace 3 0 3
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3 0 3
ENG 100 Basic Occupational Communication 3 0 3
TOTAL 13 0 13
Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Commercial Driver Training 25