Truck Driving

About

This course is designed to provide classroom work, yard driving, and road driving experiences designed to meet the needs of the trucking industry. Students are taught to drive defensively and to have the knowledge necessary to operate the vehicle as well as abiding by all local, state and federal regulations. Information is presented which will prepare the student for both the written and skills portions of the commercial drivers license (CDL) examination.

The mission of the Truck Driving Program is to prepare students for “entry-level” employment as tractor-trailer drivers by providing the identi­fied knowledge and performance skills neces­sary to pass the Commercial Driver’s test. The course consists of 222 hours of intensive class­room and behind-the-wheel training that builds skills in safety practices, operation and maintenance of vehicles and non-vehicle activities in trucking. 

 

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Part Time
Typical Program Length 2 Months
Clock Hours 222
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $1,422.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $327.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Truck Driver222Diploma

Campus Locations

Transportation Campus-Extension Campus
2010 Brewer Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024

Job Duties

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight GVW . May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 60,150

Current job openings per year: 1,660

Salary Range

$26,500
to
$39,400

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Gerald Autry
731-334-5609
Linda Autry
731-334-5609
Randy Davis
731-334-5609

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