The Truck Driving (CDL Class A) Technical Diploma is a 10 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

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TRUCK DRIVING 1 (10458100)

1.00

Introduces learners to the laws, regulations and various certification levels of a Commercial Driver License (CDL). Introduces learners to the basic operation of a Class A Commercial Motor Vehicle.

Pre/Corequisite: 10-458-104 COMMERCIAL LEARNER PERMIT. Condition: Accepted into the Truck Driving TD, Electrical Power Distribution TD, Gas Utility Construction & Service TD, Diesel Technology AD or Diesel Equipment Mechanic TD or with Dean approval.

Industry Credentials Accepted:
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TRUCK DRIVING 2 (10458101)

4.00

Prepares learners in the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Extensive hands-on training will be implemented throughout the course on tractor-trailers, giving the learner the skills needed to test for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Limited lecture will be used to inform students of industry regulations, driver safety, inspections and communication.

Pre/Corequisite: 10-458-100 TRUCK DRIVING 1. Condition: Accepted into the Truck Driving TD, Electrical Power Distribution TD, Gas Utility Construction & Service TD, Diesel Technology AD or Diesel Equipment Mechanic TD or with Dean approval.

Industry Credentials Accepted:
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TRUCK DRIVING 3 (10458102)

4.00

Builds on skills learned in Truck Driving 1 and 2, as students hone skills and practice to test for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. This course will focus on hands-on training in advanced driving operations, backing skills, weight distribution techniques, and trip planning.

Pre/Corequisite: 10-458-101 TRUCK DRIVING 2. Condition: Accepted into the Truck Driving TD, Electrical Power Distribution TD, Gas Utility Construction & Service TD, Diesel Technology AD or Diesel Equipment Mechanic TD or with Dean approval.

Industry Credentials Accepted:
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COMMERCIAL LEARNER PERMIT PREP (10458104)

1.00

Learners will be instructed on the legal and situational components covered in the testing for a Commercial Learner Permit (CLP). During this course, learners will have the opportunity to successfully complete the Department of Motor Vehicle administered CLP testing.

Pre/Corequisite: 10-458-100 TRUCK DRIVING 1. Condition: Accepted into the Truck Driving TD, Electrical Power Distribution TD, Gas Utility Construction & Service TD, Diesel Technology AD or Diesel Equipment Mechanic TD or with Dean approval.

Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Contact Student Records for more information

Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test

An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.

Portfolio

A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

Have Questions?

If you have questions about this program, please contact our Career Coaches at 715.803.1645.

If you have further questions regarding our Credit for Prior Learning options, please contact Student Records at studentrecords@ntc.edu or 715.803.1796.