This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, for-hire vehicles and other commercial vehicles, or to instruct commerical vehicle operators. Includes instruction in operating gas, diesel, or electrically-powered vehicles; loading and unloading cargo or passengers; reporting delays or accidents on the road; verifying load against shipping papers; arranging transportation for personnel; and keeping records of receipts and fares.
Admissions requirements for entry into the Short Certificate Truck Driving program are (1) be at least 18 years of age, (2)possess a good driving record and 3) be able to successfully pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and a DOT controlled substance test. Note: In compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Regulations, a Motor Vehicle Report, a copy of the results of the DOT physical, and a copy of the drug screening test results must be furnished.
Note: Books and other out-of-pocket expenses are not included in the tuition.