Truck Driver Training
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 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 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 and employable by 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)
- Felony drug possession charge
- License Suspension
- Refusal to take a chemical test
- Leaving the scene of an accident
- Careless and reckless
- 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 and DOT Medical Card
2. DMV Driving Record. May be obtained on line at @ www.ncdot.org/dmv or mail enclosed request form DL-DPPA-1
3. NC Drivers License and Class A CDL permit
The program offers both Day and Night classes
2015-2016 Class Schedules
Schedule Subject to change
Day Class Schedule for 2016-2017
March 22, 2016-June 9, 2016 **Registration March 9, 2016
May 23, 2016-August 4, 2016 ** Registration May 10, 2016
July 18, 2016-October 6, 2016 **Registration June 28, 2016
September 26, 2016-December 8, 2016 **Registration September 13, 2016
Hours of class: 8am to 5pm (Monday-Thursday, first 2 ½ weeks)
Hours of Road/Range: 7am to 6pm (Monday-Thursday to the end of course)
Night Class Schedule for 2015-2016
July 25, 2016-November 18, 2016 **Registration July 12, 2016
Hours of the class: 5:30-10:30pm (Monday-Friday)
With each class, there will only be ONE registration day.
The class will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Cape Fear Community College
North Campus Safety Training Center
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC
Building: NC Office #123
Semester Hour Credits………..12
Join us for our course information session offered every Tuesday at 10 am or 5 pm. This informative class is held in room 106 of the NC (Safety Center) building on North Campus. There is no registration, just walk in and join the discussion. Our information packet will be available.