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Commercial truck driving power point


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Commercial truck driving power point

  1. 1. Are You A Match? Are you looking for a career change? Do you like to travel? Are you looking for something more? Are you willing to make the sacrifice? If this sounds like you, then stop waiting and start driving! Let Moultrie Technical College Commercial Truck Driving help get you on your road to success.
  2. 2. Program Description Moultrie Technical College Commercial Truck Driving Program is designed to teach beginner commercial drivers the fundamentals of Truck Driving. The course is 7 1/2 weeks long that is divided into 3 phases. CTDL 1010 = Classroom Training CTDL 1020 = Skills Range CTDL 1030 = Advanced Operations Every day of the program is filled with the vital information/knowledge that is essential to one’s success in the Commercial Driving Industry.
  3. 3. Employment • Upon completion of the program and obtaining your Commercial Drivers License, you have “Over the Road” employment opportunities that may be made available to you. • Having a clean background and good driving record are the keys to success in this industry. • We have different “Over the Road” companies that work with us in offering employment to our students so that when they graduate, they can go right to work. • The average annual income for a beginner “OTR” driver is $40,000-$45,000 the first year.
  4. 4. Competitive Admission Requirements Based on the following…. • Moultrie Technical College Entrance Exam • 18 years of age (21 to drive outside the State of Georgia) • A 7-year Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) • The student must not have in excess of 8 points or 4 moving violations, and no DUI’s within the previous 3 years on their MVR • You must bring your MVR with you to registration • Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical due 1st day of class • Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Screen done within 10 days of the 1st day of class
  5. 5. Additional Program Requirements Motor Vehicle Report. Prospective students should be advised that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates commercial driver licensing and requires a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug screen prior to the issuance of a commercial drivers license (CDL) or learners permit, which is required prior to beginning in-truck training. Further, random drug testing is required during the course of the Commercial Truck Driving program (FMCSA Regulations 382.305 and 391, subpart E) The DOT Physical & DOT Drug Screen must be obtained from: Work Smart Occupational Health 4468 Union Road Tifton, Ga. 31794 (229) 353-6320 You must make an appointment for all DOT Physicals
  6. 6. Diploma/Degrees/Certificates Technical College Certificate Credit hours Offerings Day Class TCC 9 Day: Mon – Friday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  7. 7. General Fees MTC Application Fee: $20.00 ( Due at the time of application ) Fuel Fee: $185.00 (Due the 1st day of class) Testing Fee: $50.00 (Due the last week of class) Technology Fee: $105.00 (Due 1st day of class) Tuition: $1,188.00 (Students may be eligible for HOPE funds) Registration: $50.00 Activity Fee: $24.00 Insurance: $4.00 Textbooks: $57.00 ( Approximate ) Late Registration Fee: $45.00 Institutional Fee $50.00 *Refresher Course Fee: $500.00 (NOT covered by HOPE) Must have current CDL License Current DOT Physical DOT DRUG Screen ten days prior to starting class ( Drug Test must be done at Work/Smart in Tifton Ga.) *For people who already have a CDL, but have not driven a Commercial Vehicle for at least 60 days.
  8. 8. Prerequisite Course Fees Work Smart Occupational Health (Price subject to change, call for verification…(229) 353-6320 I. DOT Physical & DOT Drug Screen $100.00 ( Approximate ) Department of Driver Services (DDS) Cost: I. MVR $9:00 II. AP Exam $35.00 III. AP Permit $10.00 IV. RETEST $10.00
  9. 9. Frequently Asked Questions Do I have to have my High School Diploma/GED® diploma to attend the program?.........No I’m not 21, can I get my CDL’s?.......Yes, 18-20 year-olds just can’t drive outside the State of Georgia Do I have to have my “AP” Permit before class starts?....No Is Commercial Truck Driving eligible for financial aid?...Yes, HOPE only, NOT eligible for PELL How much is it going to cost me out of pocket?...Approx. $ 925.00 Is there an age limit?...No…Must pass DOT Physical Do you accept female students?....Yes Do you administer the State CDL test?....Yes, We are a 3rd party testing facility Do you offer a refresher course?...Yes, 40 hrs. long (1 week) Do you offer job placement assistance?...Yes, we schedule in –class recruiter visits, provide you with numerous applications to fill out, as well as computer internet access for applying to and researching Trucking companies
  10. 10. Instructor/Examiner: Program Chair Richard Tucker, MTC Tifton Campus Campus/office #: 229-391-2600 Office hours: 3:00 – 5:00 E-mail: Phone:229-391-2644
  11. 11. Additional Instructors Phillip Turner Ronnie Greer Thomas Willis As set forth in its student catalog, Moultrie Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Lisa Newton, Title IX Equity Coordinator and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator- 229.217.4132 800 Veterans Parkway North, Moultrie, GA 31788 Moultrie Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia