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Transportation Options

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A

Course Description

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.

Employment Opportunities

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

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

Cost

$1,876.00 (Tuition can be split into 3 payments; $500 deposit, $688 the first day of class, and $688 the fifth week of class.)
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 704.283.7541.

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

January 19 – March 23, 2021, MTWThF, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Mandatory Orientation

Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 10:00am

Registration Options

Registration is coordinated by Caldwell Community College after orientation.

Location

Old Charlotte Highway Campus, Monroe

Campus Map

For more information, 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 Description

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.

Employment Opportunities

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

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

  • D.O.T. physical examination
  • NC Driver’s License (SC Driver’s License not accepted)
  • CDL B Permit

Cost

$231.40

Books

None

Upcoming Courses

September 19 - December 198:00am - 5:00pmSaturdaysPolkton
Martin Tech 101
No Class: November 28
January 20216:00pm-9:00pmMTWThOld Charlotte Highway Campus - Monroe

Registration Options

Enroll Online Now

By Phone: 704-290-5212

In Person: 3509 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

Location

Polkton Campus, Polkton

Old Charlotte Highway Campus, Monroe

Campus Map

For more information, contact:

Kristen Griffin, 704-290-5223