Catalog 2023-24 
    Feb 22, 2024  
Catalog 2023-24

Professional Truck Driver Career Pathway Certificate

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Less-Than-One-Year Certificate of Completion

This career pathway certificate includes classroom training covering: logbooks, safety procedures, and hours of service. This is followed by road/yard training covering: behind-the-wheel driving, entry-level driver training, three types of backing, pre-trip practice, and preparation for the commercial driver’s license drive test. In order to obtain the career pathway certificate, students also take a course on human relations.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Explain the impact of human perception on workplace attitudes, behavior, and motivation.
  • Examine typical workplace scenarios involving human behavior to determine the most effective techniques to apply in those scenarios.
  • Use visual search, speed/space management, and proper procedures for operating at night and driving in extreme weather.
  • Apply inspection and maintenance techniques and principles to tractor and trailers. 
  • Use proper communication and reporting techniques.
  • Summarize the standards and information in order to pass the commercial driver’s license skills test.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 13

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