Truck Driver Training Certificate

Program Description

The Truck Driver Training curriculum provides students with training to inspect and operate tractor-trailers, and to assume driver responsibilities on the road and at pickup/delivery points. Emphasis is placed on vehicle inspections, defensive driving, range maneuvers, motor carrier safety regulations (DOT 380 thru 397 and a certificate for entry level drivers) trip planning, cargo handling, size/weight laws, general maintenance procedures, hours of service, and accident prevention. All training, instruction, and testing are done at school facilities and in school-provided equipment.


Occupational Outlook

The NC Truck Driver Training School program is nationally ranked for providing graduates with an excellent foundation for a truck-driving career. Our students are tested thoroughly through both on-the-road and written exams to ensure that they possess the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully and safely operate commercial vehicles. Graduates from our course can expect to earn an average of $40,000 in their first year of employment with an established company. Our graduates find employment in various industries, governmental agencies, and self-employment opportunities.



Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
TRP 100 - Truck Driver Training 6.00 18.00 12.00
Total: 12