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Midland College

4300 N Lamesa Rd, Midland, TX 79705

(432) 681-6318 | Alt: (432) 681-6317 | Website

The 5-week program cost includes the following:

40 hours combined of online and classroom instruction provided

160 hours of actual, hands-on driving by the student to consist of road, turns, shifting and in town driving

Pre-trip, post-trip and backing procedures

Upon completion of the class Midland College offers 3rd Party Drive Tests to be conducted in house

In order for Students to receive 3rd Party Testing, student is to provide a copy of their MVR Type AR (Abstract Driver Record): Certified abstract of complete driving record of License holder on the day of test for an out of pocket fee of $22.00

All books and classroom material provide for instructional use while in class.

SCHOLARSHIPS

A scholarship is available through Midland College for $700.00 providing the student meets financial eligibility.

WHILE IN THE PROGRAM

WEEK 1 - PREREQUISITE

(Prerequisite/Classroom — 40 hours) - Drug Screen

Midland College offers an Online/Classroom Training Topics to Include Permit, Combo, Air Brake, Pre-Trip, General Knowledge, Hazmat, Tankers, Doubles/Triples, Map Reading, Trip Planning, Accident Procedures, and Log Books.

WEEK 2

(In-vehicle training — 40 hours)

Activities include Basic Backing Range Maneuvers, Straight Line, Off-set (Left & Right) Backing, Parallel Parking, Alley Dock and 90 Degree Backing. Intermediate Range Maneuvers, Advance Range Maneuvers, Shifting, Basic Turning Maneuvers, and Basic Street Driving.

WEEK 3

(In-vehicle training — 40 hours)

Activities include Intermediate Range Maneuvers, Advance Range Maneuvers, Shifting, Basic Turning Maneuvers, and Intermediate Street Driving.

WEEK 4

(In-vehicle training — 40 hours)

Activities include Advance Range Maneuvers, Advance Shifting, Advance Turning Maneuvers, and Advance Road and Street Driving.

UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM

Students receive a Class A CDL with the ability of obtaining endorsements in Hazmat, Doubles, and Triples, and Tankers.

GREAT OPPORTUNITIES AFTER COMPLETION

Most trucking companies offer both health and dental insurance. Larger companies offer stock options and retirement accounts. Truckers can expect sick and paid vacation days each year, both amounts that will increase the longer you stay with the company. Prescription medication coverage, life insurance policies, and other forms of medical assistance are also generally offered as part of a benefits package. In addition, you can expect pay bonuses and increases on an annual basis.

Midland College has many programs and options for our students. If you are investigating the opportunities we offer, our Welcome Center is the perfect place to receive general information.

Midland College (MC), also known as “Your College,” focuses on providing higher education, community services, and cultural enrichment to the Midland community. MC offers a rich and exciting range of opportunities and services, as well as a quality educational experience that is both affordable and comfortable. Every semester over 5,000 credit students attend MC at approximately one-third the cost of other Texas four-year public institutions.

Although MC offers two bachelor degrees, the College's mission remains focused on community college objectives. Courses in the college’s academic programs transfer easily to four-year universities, and MC’s career and technical programs provide the skills necessary to enjoy a successful career. The excellent faculty and small student to teacher ratio of 17:1 ensures individualized attention in an environment that fosters student success.

MC is especially suited to helping students adapt to a changing labor market by being able to quickly provide training required by business and industry. The College often partners with local businesses and expeditiously develops continuing education courses in response to industry needs, thereby getting students in and out and ready to work.


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