Truck Driving Program
Virtually everything we use – from canned goods to cars – is transported by truck at some point. Demand for truck drivers remains high. You can complete the Central Community College Truck Driving program in six weeks and be ready to start a new career.
Our program uses U.S. Department of Transportation guidelines for training and licensing truck drivers.
Receive 12 college credits
Are awarded a professional truck driver training certificate
Complete all tests for a commercial driver’s license
This program offers semi tractor-trailer driving experience on the campus driving range as well as over-the-road driving under the supervision of a licensed professional driver. It includes 240 hours of combined instruction and driving time with a minimum of 50 of these hours being hands-on driving time on the school range, city streets, highways and interstate. These 50 hours of hands-on driving give you a minimum of 500 miles behind the wheel plus 1,300 miles behind the windshield observing.
The truck driving program is based on the Federal Highway Administration Model Curriculum, Professional Truck Driver Institute of America Standards, and Federal Commercial Driver Licensing Standards.
Central Community College is a multi-campus community college serving a 25-county area in central Nebraska — approximately 14,000 square miles with a population of more than 300,000.
CCC offers 37 career and technical education programs with a focus on degree, diploma and certificate programs requiring two years or less to complete. The college also offers an academic transfer program for students who want to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree before transferring to a four-year college or university.
In addition, the college offers classes in communities throughout its 25-county service area, online learning, and training and development for businesses, industries and other organizations.
The central administration is located in Grand Island. Three main campuses are located in Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings. Educational centers are located in Holdrege, Kearney and Lexington. Additionally, CCC uses a variety of distance learning techniques to provide educational services in some 90 communities in its service area.