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Truck Driver Training

Want to travel the country and get paid for it? The Truck Driver Training program will prepare you to drive tractor-trailer rigs and teach you the basic practices for operating commercial vehicles.

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.

Truck Driver Training Information Packet
Truck Driver Training Course Information

Registration Information

Students must complete online CFCC application and NC Residency prior to registration. Day and evening classes are available throughout each semester. There is only one registration day per class. Registrations are held at the Cape Fear Community College North Campus Safety Training Center (4500 Blue Clay Road Castle Hayne, NC 28429) Building NC, office 123.

Requirements for Registration
Copies of the following must be presented at registration. Keep your original.

  • 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!
  • DMV Driving Record. May be obtained online at ncdot.org/dmv or mail request form DL-DPPA-1 (last page of the Truck Driver Training Information Packet ).
  • You must be at least 18 years old and have a valid NC Driver’s License with Class A CDL permit including Tanker Endorsement.

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

Violations that prohibit entry into the program
(IF CONVICTED WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS)

  • DUI/DWI
  • 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
Class Schedule
Day Class Schedule
TRP 100-N01
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Monday – Friday | 8 weeks

Class Dates Registration Day
#220D Jan. 06- Feb. 28, 2020 Dec. 17, 2019
#221D Mar 02 – Apr. 24, 2020 Feb. 18, 2020
#223D Apr. 27 – June 19, 2020 Apr 14, 2020
#225D June 22 – Aug 18, 20 June 9, 2020
#226D Aug 24 – Oct. 16, 2020 Aug. 11, 2020
#228D Oct 19 – Dec 16, 2020 Oct. 6, 2020

Evening Class Schedule
TRP 100-NE01
5:30-10:30 p.m.(Monday-Friday) and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | 12 Weeks

Class Dates Registration Day
#219N Jan 4 – Mar. 26, 2020 Dec. 17, 2019
#222N Mar 28 – June 19, 2020 Mar. 17, 2020
#224N June 20 – Sept 16, 2020 June 9, 2020
#227N Sept 19 – Dec. 15, 2020 Sept. 8, 2020