Truck Driver Training Program
Certificate (Certificate Program) - 7 Credit Hours
Tractor trailer drivers are prepared to take the Illinois Secretary of State administered Class A Road Test, which results in a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Drivers with CDLs are employed by a variety of trucking industry companies. Subjects covered include trucking and transport regulations, reporting, map reading and trip planning, as well as driving techniques. The program consists of 48 hours of classroom lecture and 112 hours of "yard" work (backing skills and pre-trip inspections), and on the road experience.
Admission to the Program:
Admission criteria include: ability to read and write the English language; minimum age of 18 (those over age 21 receive greater placement assistance); ability to meet the Federal Department of Transportation requirements; a valid regular driver´s license; and acceptable driving history.
Prior to enrolling in this program, students are encouraged to obtain a copy of their Motor Vehicle Report from the Secretary of State´s Drivers License Bureau.
|Recommended Course Sequence:|
Fall Semester 1:
|Required Program Courses|
|PDTTD 110||TRUCK DRIVING||7|
For Program Information Contact:
Professional Development Institute
No students completed this program last year.
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Possible Occupations: Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, Hoist & Winch Operators, Dragline Operators, Excavating & Loading Machine Operators, Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators, Railroad Yard Workers, Train Crew Members, Railroad Brake, Signal, & Switch Operators, Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, & Hostlers, Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services, Truck Drivers, Heavy, Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer, Bus Drivers, School, Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity, Taxi Drivers & Chauffeurs.