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 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)
- 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 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 @ www.ncdot.org/dmv 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.
The program offers both Day and Night classes
Schedule Subject to change
Day Class Schedule
February 13, 2016 -May 2, 2016 **Registration January 31, 2017
April 24, -July 12, 2017 **Registration April 4, 2017
July 17, 2017-October 3, 2017 **Registration June 21, 2017
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
January 9, 2017-May 23, 2017 ** Registration December 14, 2016
April 18, 2017 – August 18, 2017 **Registration March 22, 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
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.
Semester Hour Credits………..12