Commercial Truck Driving
Conditions for Admission: Prospective students should be advised that the FMCSA regulates commercial driver licensing and requires a DOT physical and drug test and a satisfactory MVR prior to the issuance of a commercial drivers license or learners permit, which is required prior to beginning inthe-truck training. Further, random drug testing is required during the course of the commercial driving program. Acceptance to CGTC and acceptance into a commerical truck driving program are two separate and distinct processes. Acceptance to the College does not guarantee acceptance to a commercial truck driving program. Applicants are accepted to a commercial truck driving program on a first-come, firstserved basis.
Designed to address the needs of the trucking industry in Georgia. It provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial straight truck and passenger driving operations. Through this program, students will obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable them to become a safe, skilled, professional, class B commercial truck driver. It teaches them to operate commercial straight trucks and passenger vehicles of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. The program prepares students for the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.
Provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial truck operations. The program is based on the definition of a truck driver as one who operates a commercial motor vehicle of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. At the completion of the program, the student is administered the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.
Central Georgia Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and serves the needs of Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, and Twiggs counties in Georgia. The College is a two-year public commuter college serving a diverse student body by offering traditional on-site and distance education academic programs and services, adult education, continuing education, and customized business and industry services.
Central Georgia Technical College is dedicated to excellence in fulfilling its mission. The College seeks to meet its mission by providing educational, extra-curricular, co-curricular, and workforce development programs, and services that support the economic development and well-being of the citizens within its established service delivery area. To support its workforce mission, Central Georgia Technical College employs knowledgeable, competent faculty, up-to-date facilities, and industry-specific equipment to ensure that students, faculty, and staff are surrounded by an environment conducive to learning.
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