Southcentral MS

CAREER TYPE

Commercial Truck Driver

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers are long-haul drivers and operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight exceeding 26,000 pounds. Drivers deliver goods over Interstate and Intercity routes.

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential: Average Salary $43,000

Class Types:

  • Classroom, Closed Driving Course, and Open Road: Commercial Truck Driving

TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

Commercial Truck Driving-Commercial Truck Driver

Ace Training Center teaches the CDL manual, mapping, log books and regulations. Students learn free style backing, interstate driving, frontage road, rual road, and intercity driving.

Example of Class Types

Classroom, Closed Driving Course, and Open Road: Commercial Truck Driving

  Day and Night Classes:

Day and Night Classes

Pre-requisites required:
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Length of Program
Certification - 4 weeks day classes or 6 wks night classes

Summary of Program Requirements
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Skills Needed
Driving | Communication | Hand Eye Coordination | Stamina | Problem Solving | Mechanical
ACE Training Center, Inc.
Byram

Contact
Kay Ferguson
601-502-0730




 
Commercial Truck Driving-Commercial Truck Driver

The Commercial Truck Driving program is designed to prepare participants for employment in the field of transportation. The participant will learn Department of Transportation rules and regulations, Mississippi requirements for obtaining a commercial driver's license, and the operation of a semitractor-trailer. Course consists of classroom and hands-on equipment training. Employability/work maturity and basic educational skills will be taught.

Example of Class Types

Classroom, Closed Driving Course, and Open Road: Commercial Truck Driving

  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes

Pre-requisites required:
21 yrs of age | CDL Permit | Bronze level National Career Readiness Certificate | Background Check

Length of Program
8 weeks

Summary of Program Requirements
21 yrs of age | CDL Permit | Bronze level National Career Readiness Certificate | Background Check

Skills Needed
Driving | Communication | Hand Eye Coordination | Stamina | Problem Solving | Mechanical
Copiah Lincoln Community College
Wesson Campus

Contact
Career, Technical & Workforce Education
601-643-5101
career.training@colin.edu



 
Commercial Truck Driving-Commercial Truck Driver

CRW Truck Driver Training School offers a five week training program for Mississippi Class A CDL.  All drivers complete a vigorous 200 hour course curriculum that consist of classroom, yard, and on the road training with the best instructors to help each and every student along the way.

Example of Class Types

Classroom, Closed Driving Course, and Open Road: Commercial Truck Driving

  Day and Night Classes:

Day and Night Classes

Pre-requisites required:
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Length of Program
Certification - 5 weeks day classes

Summary of Program Requirements
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Skills Needed
Driving | Communication | Hand Eye Coordination | Stamina | Problem Solving | Mechanical
CRW Truck Driving Training School
Jackson

Contact

601-968-8023
aharriscrwtraining@gmail.com



 
Commercial Truck Driving-Commercial Truck Driver

22 day course to complete the Class A driver training.

Example of Class Types

Classroom, Closed Driving Course, and Open Road: Commercial Truck Driving

  Day and Night Classes:

Day

Pre-requisites required:
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Length of Program
22 Days - Certificate

Summary of Program Requirements
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Skills Needed
Driving | Communication | Hand Eye Coordination | Stamina | Problem Solving | Mechanical
Hinds Community College
Raymond Campus

Contact
Hinds Recruiting
1-800-HINDSCC
Recruiting@hindscc.edu



 
Commercial Truck Driving-Commercial Truck Driver

Example of Class Types

Classroom, Closed Driving Course, and Open Road: Commercial Truck Driving

  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes

Pre-requisites required:
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Length of Program
1 Semester

Summary of Program Requirements
21 yrs of age at completion | Valid Drivers License | Clean Driving Record | DOT Physical and Negative Drug Screen

Skills Needed
Driving | Communication | Hand Eye Coordination | Stamina | Problem Solving | Mechanical
Southwest MS Community College
Summit Campus

Contact
Gregory Magee
601-276-3719
gmagee@smcc.edu