Truck Driver Training

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 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 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)

2. DMV Driving Record. May be obtained on  line at @  or mail enclosed request  form DL-DPPA-1

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

A high school diploma or GED is not a requirement for enrollment.

Please read the information packet below for additional fees and registration information.

Truck Driver Training Information Packet

The program offers both Day and Night classes

Schedule Subject to change 

Day Class Schedule

TRP 100-N01 

July 17, 2017 – October 3, 2017  **Registration June 21,  2017

September 18, 2017 – November 30, 2017  **Registration August 29, 2017

November 27, 2017 – February 22, 2018  **Registration November 7, 2017

February 12, 2018 – May 1, 2018  **Registration January 30, 2018

April 23, 2018 – July 12, 2018  *Registration April 10, 2018

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)

Evening Class Schedule

TRP 100-NE01 

April 18, 2017 – August 18, 2017 **Registration March 22, 2017

August 21, 2017 – Dec 13, 2017  **Registration August 1, 2017

January 2, 2018 – April 3, 2018  **Registration December 12, 2017

 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. 

Before Students Can Register They Have To Apply Online

Online Application

Registration Location

Cape Fear Community College

North Campus Safety Training Center

4500 Blue Clay Road

Castle Hayne, NC

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.

Major Courses

TRP 100 Truck Driver Training

Semester Hour Credits………..12

Total Credits………………………12