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 skills portions of the commercial drivers license (CDL) examination which has to be successfully passed to be employed as a commercial truck driver.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 2 Months
Clock Hours 222
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $1,966.75
Textbook/Supplies Cost $34.75
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Truck Driving222Certificate

Campus Locations

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crump Parsons Extension Campus
256 West 9th Street
Parsons, TN 38363

Job Duties

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license. Includes tow truck drivers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 69,150

Current job openings per year: 8,470

Instructors

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