COMMERCIAL TRUCK DRIVING
The Commercial Truck Driving program provides classroom and hands-on instruction and training in the operation of commercial vehicles, both straight and combination. Classroom studies cover introductions for commercial vehicles, hazardous materials, general knowledge, combination vehicles, air brakes, cargo security, DOT regulations, logbook and map reading. Hands-on training consists of learning pre-trip, during trip, and post-trip inspection. Training also consists of learning to drive commercial vehicles safely on all types of highways and streets.
Commercial Truck Driving is a sixteen week program. Participants are awarded a certificate upon successful completion of 945 hours of training.
Southwest Mississippi Community College provides academic, technical, and continuing education, meeting the diverse needs of the population at a reasonable cost. SMCC promotes community services and promotes economic development through consultative and workforce training. We are located about one mile east of the town of Summit, Mississippi. The campus is one of natural beauty covering sixty acres with an abundance of beautiful shade trees, shrubs, and flowering plants. The site combines beauty, quietness, restfulness, and the healthy, invigorating atmosphere of the country with all the conveniences offered by the town of Summit and the larger city of McComb, four miles to the south.