From developing the skills necessary to parallel park a vehicle that is over 70 feet long, to learning how to plan a trip from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, the Commercial Truck Driving Program at MGTC offers students the chance to be part of one of the most vital industries in this country! Graduates obtain the necessary tools for success in this demanding career field. Upon completion of the program, students will be tested and will receive their Class “A” CDL license. Students will receive both the academic and driving skills required to become a successful Professional Driver. We offer day and evening classes in a 8-week program.Download Detailed Commercial Truck Driving Program Information
Individuals pursuing a career as a Professional Truck Driver have many types of driving jobs available upon completion of the program. There are local jobs and over-the-road jobs available. Entry level salaries in the Middle Georgia area range from $24,000 - $28,000.
Technical Certificates of Credit
- Commercial Truck Driving
The Commercial Truck Driving certificate program provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial truck operations. The program is based on the definition of a truck driver as one who operates a commercial motor vehicle of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. At the completion of the program, the student is administered the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.
Course # Course Title Credit Hours CTD 1010 Fundamentals of Commercial Driving 3 CTD 1020 Combination Vehicle Basic Operation and Range Work 3 CTD 1030 Combination Vehicle Advanced Operations 4 Credits Required for Graduation 10
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At MGTC we offer three different levels of credit programs:
- Associate Degree
- Middle Georgia Technical College offers associate level degrees. They usually take 2 years to complete. AAS programs include general education (core) courses that may transfer to University System of Georgia institutions and other 4-year colleges in our state.
- Middle Georgia Technical College's Diploma Level programs usually take between 1 and 1.5 years to complete and include basic courses, as well as specific technical or occupational courses to prepare students for the workforce.
- Technical Certificates of Credit (TCCs) usually take about 1-2 semesters to complete and generally focus on very specialized knowledge. These programs teach students specific skills that they can apply in the workforce.