Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Commercial Truck Driving CT61

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Commercial Truck Driving

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Commercial Truck Driving certificate program provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial truck operations. The program is based on the definition of a truck driver as one who operates a commercial motor vehicle of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. The CTD program prepares the student for the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.

Licensure Information

Graduates of the Commercial Truck Driving program are eligible for licensure testing by the Georgia Department of Driver Services.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

18

High School Diploma or GED Required

No

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

30

36

23

N/A

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Prospective students should be advised that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSA) regulates commercial driver licensing and requires a DOT physical and drug test and satisfactory MVR prior to the issuance of a CDL or Learners permit, which is required prior to beginning in-the-truck training. Further, random drug testing is required during the course of the CTD program.

Location(s)

Baxley

Golden Isles

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

CTDL 1010 - Fundamentals of Commercial Driving

3

CTDL 1020 - Combination Vehicle Basic Operation and Range Work

2

Choose one of the following courses:

 

CTDL 1030 - Combination Vehicle Advanced Operations

4

CTDL 1040 - Commercial Driving Internship

4

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

9

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