Commercial Truck Driving

Program Purpose:
This program will be geared to prepare students to obtain a high demand licensure to be used within the trucking and logistics industry. Upon successful completion students will be able to take the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Class ‘A’ Licensure Exam.

Upcoming Commercial Vehicle Driving Sessions

Program Length:

TRA0080: Tractor – Trailer Driving (320 hours)
320 total clock hours over 8 weeks Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM, some evening driving is required
New classes projected to be offered every 4 weeks

Note: This course will only be offered only be offered in Leon County
Note: This course will only be offered only as a day course
 
Admission Requirements:
  • At least a high school diploma or GED diploma
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  (Please note students under 21 years of age must show proof of employment or intent to hire within the trucking industry, due to most employers requiring candidates to be at least 21 years of age )
  • Provide a 7 year Driving History which shows no major traffic violations (including the below) within that timeframe:
    • ​No DUI
    • No Careless Driving
    • No more than 6 points within 3 years
  • Complete and pass the Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical Exam prior to the first day of class
  • Complete and pass the  Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Test within 30 days prior to the first day of class
Academic Division: Division of Workforce Development
Financial Aid: This program will not be eligible for Financial Aid however, if eligible, you may qualify for VA benefits, other financial assistance, or participate in an alternative payment plan option.
 
Payment Options for Workforce Programs
 
Bookstore:  Purchases for textbooks and uniforms may be made in the bookstore. Visit the TCC Bookstore today!
 
For more information please call (850) 201-8760 or email workforce@tcc.fl.edu