Join the ranks of one of America's most important career fields by getting your CDL through TJC. Through our partnership with Career Trucking School, you'll get driving experience and instruction with some of the best teachers in East Texas. The course is given in two parts, a CDL written skills portion which provides classroom instruction on the basic operation of a commercial truck, and a professional truck driver training section where you'll get hands-on experience.
Professional Training for your CDL
CDL Written Skills
This course provides classroom instruction on the basic operation of a commercial truck, including the principles of visual search, signaling, speed management, and maneuvering in traffic; ways of recognizing hazardous situations in advance, causes of skidding, and jackknifing, and techniques for recovering from such emergencies. The course also helps students prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License written examination.
- Cost: $1,260
- Hours - 80
Professional Truck Driver Training
This course provides hands-on instruction on the basic operation of a commercial truck and gives students an opportunity to apply what they've learned in the classroom in real-world situations. Topics include visual search, terrain management; ways of recognizing hazardous situations in advance, and emergency braking techniques.
- Cost: $4,500
- Hours - 160