Program Options and Length:
Possible Jobs and Career Paths:
- Over the Road Driver
- Line Haul Driver
- Pick Up and Delivery Driver
- Flatbed Truck Driver
- City Driver
- Truck Driver Owner/Operator
- Private Contract Hauler
Students will learn to:
- Employ safe driving of a tractor-trailer under different environmental conditions
- Interpret Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines in order to successfully complete the NC CDL test
- Create appropriate documents based on knowledge of trucking guidelines
- Take the Commercial Driver’s License Exam
Course work includes:
- Motor vehicle laws and regulations
- Map reading
- Vehicle maintenance
- Safety procedures
- Daily logs
- Defensive driving
- Freight handling
- Security and fire protection
- Highway driving
- Training range exercises
- Classroom lectures
Frequently Asked Questions:
We offer classes 5 times per year. They are typically offered in January, March, May, August and October.
We currently only offer the 8 week course that is taught from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
You will contact Melissa Sneed 336-751-2885 ext 6337 or you can email Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, you will need to bring your Class A Permit, DOT Physical and Payment. You will also need to be sure that the NC Residency Determination Application and Application to DCCC are completed prior to registration.
- Complete the North Carolina Residency Determination (Required for all NC Community Colleges).
- Submit Application to DCCC (In the term block for January or March enter spring/year. If you are interested in the May class enter summer/year. If you are interested in August or October class enter fall/year.
The program is not covered by financial aid, however there are other options for you concerning your payment. You can contact Melissa Sneed at email@example.com for more information on scholarship information or 3rd Party assistance such as WIOA or NC Works.