Technical Certificate of Credit

The Commercial Straight Truck and Passenger Driving certificate program is designed to address the needs of the trucking industry in Georgia. It provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial straight truck and passenger driving operations. Through this program, students will obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable them to become a safe, skilled, professional, class B commercial truck driver. It teaches them to operate commercial straight trucks and passenger vehicles of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. The program prepares students for the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.

Conditions for Admission:
Prospective students should be advised that the FMCSA regulates commercial driver licensing and requires a DOT physical and drug test and a satisfactory MVR prior to the issuance of a commercial drivers license or learners permit, which is required prior to beginning in-the-truck training. Further, random drug testing is required during the course of the Commercial Driving program.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 9 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School diploma or GED not required; Minimum age: 18
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Peach County Workforce Development Center

Minimum placement test scores for this program can be found in the College Assessment Requirement section of the catalog.


Credit Hours

CTDL 1010 Fundamentals of Commercial Truck Driving 3
CTDL 1050 Straight Truck/Passenger Vehicle Basic Operation 2
CTDL 1060 Straight Truck/Passenger Vehicle Advanced Operation 4
  Total Hours 9