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Truck Driving

The Transportation Industry is growing and there is a high demand for well-trained drivers. This eight-week course utilizes state-of-the-art simulator training, classroom instruction, range and road driving, and practical application of skills used in the operation of a tractor/trailer.

MCC Planned offerings for Truck Driving Spring/Summer 2019  REGISTER NOW!

Start Date End Date Time
 March 18  May 9, 2019 7:30 am - 5pm
Mon-Thurs
 May 6  June 27, 2019 7:30 am - 5pm
Mon-Thurs
 July 1  August 22, 2019 7:30 am - 5pm
Mon-Thurs

 

PREREQUISITE  INFORMATION

  1. Student must be 18 years of age at the commencement of the course   
  2. Student will be required to have a DOT physical (Department of Transportation Medical Card) and drug screen before the first day of class. These documents must be presented on the first class day. Cost of the physical and drug screen is not included. Please note that per federal guidelines, drug screen results must be within 30 days of the start of class. The following link explains the physical qualifications for a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driver: https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/retrieveECFR?gp=1&ty=HTML&h=L&mc=true&=PART&n=pt49.5.391#sp49.5.391.e 
  3. Student must have a current, eligible and valid Texas Driver License. Student must apply for a Class A Learner Permit (CLP) at the Texas Department of Public Safety office before class begins and present this document on the first class day. Prospective students may check their license eligibility at the following link: https://www.texas.gov/licenseeligibility   

 

 

Estimated Fees, Books and Other Expenses (for CE)

Item

Cost

Books

Uniform shirts

DOT Medical Card & Drug Screen (estimate)

DPS Fees (estimate)

Ear Buds (estimate)

Estimated Total required fees, books, other

Tuition:

58.00

81.00

100.00

86.00

4.00

329.00

4422.00

Estimated Total Program Cost:

$4747.00

The Commercial Driver License Program is also available as an Academic course with 16 hours of college credit.  For more information click the download button below.

Download: Truck Driving Information

Financial Aid information

Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) Financial Aid 

Applications are available online at www.fafsa.gov

AC Financial Aid page

Hazelwood Act Tuition exemption for veterans is available if you qualify.  Please contact Kelly Murphy at (806) 371-5026.     

Job Outlook

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Transportation-and-Material-Moving/Heavy-and-tractor-trailer-truck-drivers.htm

Related Careers and Current Job Listings

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operator

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