Truck Driver Training

*** Students MUST Complete Online Application and Establish NC Residency Prior to Registration***

Click here for Online Application/NC Residency

Please click on the information packet link below for additional fees and registration information.

Truck Driver Training Information Packet

Certificate Program

The Truck Driver Training curriculum prepares individuals to drive tractor trailers rigs. This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles.

The coursework 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, and classroom lectures are used to develop the student’s knowledge and skills.

Graduates of the curriculum are qualified to take the Commercial Driver’s License Exam and gain employment with commercial trucking firms. They may also become owner-operators and work as private contract haulers.

Violations That Prohibit Entry Into the Program!!

(If convicted within the last five years)
  1. DUI/DWI
  2. Felony drug possession charge
  3. License Suspension
  4. Refusal to take a chemical test
  5. Leaving the scene of an accident
  6. Careless and reckless
  7. More than three (3) moving violations

Requirements for Registration

Copies of the following to be presented at registration

Keep your original

1. Long Form Physical  DOT Medical Card, and Pre-Employment Drug Screen (no more than 30 days old with the results faxed to CFCC). Negative result must be on file before any driving!

2. DMV Driving Record. May be obtained online at @  or mail  request form DL-DPPA-1 (last page of Truck Driver Information Packet (link above)).

3. You must be at least 18 years old, and have a valid NC Driver’s License with Class A CDL permit including Tanker and Doubles Endorsements.

A high school diploma or GED is not a requirement for enrollment to this program!

The program offers both Day and Night classes

Schedule Subject to change 

Day Class Schedule

TRP 100-N01 

March 04, 2019 – April 26, 2019 *Registration February 12, 2019

April 29, 2019 – June 21, 2019 *Registration April 16, 2019

June 24, 2019 – August 16, 2019 *Registration June 11, 2019

August 19, 2019 – October 11, 2019  *Registration July 30, 2019

October 14, 2019 – December 11, 2019 *Registration September 24, 2019


Hours of class: 7am to 6pm,  Monday  – Friday – 8 weeks


Evening Class Schedule

TRP 100-NE01 

March 30, 2019 – June 21, 2019 *Registration March 12, 2019

June 29, 2019 – September 19, 2019 *Registration June 18, 2019

September 21, 2019 – December 13, 2019 *Registration September 03, 2019

 Hours of the class: 5:30-10:30pm (Monday-Friday)
And Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm


With each class, there will only be ONE registration day.   

The class will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 

Registration Location

Cape Fear Community College
North Campus Safety Training Center
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Building:  NC   Office #123

Interested in earning your
GED along with your Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL)?

Through the Basic Skills Plus Program, your tuition and book fees are waived if you’re enrolled in CFCC’s GED program and Truck Driver Training.

Total Credits………………………12

Major Courses

TRP 100 Truck Driver Training