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Commercial Truck Driving
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Commercial Truck Driving Application Packet
Commercial Truck Driving

 

Program Contact: Lonnie Nickson

Phone: 251-578-1313 Ext. 154

Email: lnickson@rstc.edu

Length of Program: 8 weeks

 

The Commercial Truck Driving program provides the knowledge to work in a high paying industry, in a short period of time. It will provide accessible, quality educational opportunities that will provide individuals with the knowledge, technical skills, and attitudes necessary to obtain entry-level employment in the commercial truck driving profession.

The goal of the certificate program is to produce graduates who are prepared for entry-level employment, upon licensure, as Class “A” commercial truck drivers. Program graduates are to be competent in the technical areas of hours of service regulations, vehicle inspection procedures, basic backing skills, defensive driving techniques, basic driving techniques, driver fatigue recognition and recognition of driving environment hazards. this program creates a foundation for your success.

Reid State Technical College accomplish this by providing students with a comprehensive technical training in the core area of Commercial Truck Driving. The occupational skill preparation is designed to meet the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) recognized skill standards. The college will ensure program quality through internal certification of graduate competencies and external licensure of graduates by the Commercial Drivers License Division.

The philosophy and purpose of the Commercial Truck Driving program is consistent with that of the governing institution.

It is the policy of Reid State Technical College not to discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

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