Commercial Truck Driving Certificate – CT61


Program Description:

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 of all types of roads. At the completion of the program, the student is administered the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills40COMPASS – Writing15
Reading Comp.40Reading 46

Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Applicants must provide documentation of their Motor Vehicle Driving report that includes the past seven (7) years. The report cannot have more than 8 points or 4 moving violations and NO DUI’s in the past three (3) years. Applicant must provide documentation of: their Department of Transportation (DOT) physical; their negative DOT drug test; and Class A/P License (truck driver’s learner license). Fuel Surcharge, currently $185.00, is also due in addition to tuition and fees.

These items must be obtained no more than 30 days prior to the start of class and must be submitted on-time to the Office of Admissions. Applicants will not be accepted into the Commercial Truck Driving program if they fail to obtain these documents within the appropriate time-frame.

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 9

Commercial Truck Driving Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 9 credits

CTDL 1010Fundamentals of Commercial Driving


CTDL 1020Combination Vehicle Basic Operation and Range Work


CTDL 1030Combination Vehicle Advanced Operations