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Program Description

Driving Academy courses prepare students to earn Class A or Class B commercial driver’s licenses. Commercial driver licenses are required for drivers – paid or volunteer – who operate vehicles in North Carolina that are designed or used to transport passengers or property.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should be prepared to take Class A or Class B commercial driver’s licenses, which are required for drivers to operate commercial vehicles.

Educational Opportunities

COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL) CLASS A COURSE 

The Truck Driver Training program prepares individuals to drive tractor trailer rigs. This course teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles. The 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 exercises and classroom lectures are used to develop the student’s knowledge and skills. Upon successful completion, students are qualified to take the Commercial Driver’s License exam and are employable by commercial trucking firms. They may also become owner-operators and work as private contract haulers.

Admission requirements:

For more information check out our Truck Driver Training Interest Form

Cost: $1,882.00 (Tuition can be split into 3 payments)
Instructional materials included in tuition.

Under-employed or unemployed registrants are eligible for 100% funding for class through WIOA! For more information on WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) funding, call 704.283.2589.

Orientation: March 31, 2020

Class Dates: Begins April 20, 2020

To learn more, contact:
Chris Thompson, 828.726.2380,
cthompson@cccti.edu

Roger Chester, 828.726.2386,
rchester@cccti.edu

COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL) CLASS B COURSE

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles offers several types of Commercial Driver Licenses. Class B permits you to drive any single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, and any such vehicle towing a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating not in excess of 10,000 pounds. A Class A license is required to drive a tractor trailer.

The course includes: orientation, summary of hours, safety, accident reporting, airbrakes, pre-trip inspection, field lab straight-line backing, field lab off-set backing, field lab 90 degree backing, and behind the wheel training.

Requirements: NC driver’s license, CDL B permit (for more information contact your local DMV), DOT medical exam

CLICK HERE TO SEARCH, REGISTER AND PAY FOR CLASSES
KEYWORD: CDL B

Cost: $231.40

September 7 – December 14, 20198am-5pmSaturdaysPolkton CampusNo Class November 30
Class is FullSeptember 23 – December 11, 20196-9:30pmMTWThFOld Charlotte Highway Campus – MonroeNo Class: Nov 27, 28, 29
January 6 – March 24, 20206-9:30pmMTWThFOld Charlotte Highway Campus – MonroeNo Class: January 20

Contact Information

To learn more, contact:

Kristen Griffin, 704-290-5223

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