Truck Driving

About

The mission of the Truck Driving Program is to prepare students for “entry-level” employment as tractor-trailer drivers by providing the identi­fied knowledge and performance skills neces­sary to pass the Commercial Driver’s test. The course consists of 222 hours of intensive class­room and behind-the-wheel training that builds skills in safety practices, operation and maintenance of vehicles and non-vehicle activities in trucking.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 2 Months
Clock Hours 222
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $1,422.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $334.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Class A - CDL222Certificate

Complete the Free Application For Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) online – the website is
www.fafsa.ed.gov and our school code is 005360
Complete TCAT Memphis Application for
Enrollment online at www.tcatmemphis.edu
and select APPLY NOW
Copy of Class A Permit (TN)
Copy of Valid TN Drivers License
Pass the Certified Medical Exam - A DOT physical
examination must be conducted by a licensed
“medical examiner”. The exam can be taken at
Concentra Medical Center located at 3965 S.
Mendenhall Rd Ste 6, Memphis TN 38115
Phone: (901) 365-1800
Note: applicants must be at least 21 years of age by
Truck Driving program start date.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
550 Alabama Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105

Job Duties

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight GVW . May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 63,990

Current job openings per year: 7,510

Instructors

Lynn Rimes
901-543-6164
Letta Williams
901-543-6177

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