Overview

A regional workforce solution to the demand for Commercial Truck Drivers in the combined service areas of Chatham, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Moore, and Randolph counties.

The Commercial Driver License (CDL) course prepares students for the Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL). Instruction includes theory, and practical hands-on behind-the-wheel operation of tractor trailers preparing students to safely operate tractor trailer vehicles on the road to and from pickup and delivery points. Emphasis is placed on defensive driving, Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations, trip planning, cargo handling, vehicle systems, hours of service, vehicle inspection, and accident prevention. Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate the skills required for the commercial driver license and employment.

Course(s)

Commercial Learner Permit

  • Section ID: #90517
  • Class #: H3685
  • Start Date: November 28, 2022
  • End Date: December 1, 2022
  • Instructor: Junious Surles
  • Location: Harnett Main Campus, Miriello Bldg.
  • Room: 133
  • Hours: 12
  • Class Meetings: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6pm-9pm
  • Enrollment: Student Max 20
  • Instructional Method: Seated
  • Section ID: #90519
  • Class #: L1135
  • Start Date: March 13, 2023
  • End Date: March 16, 2023
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Location: E. Eugene Moore Manufacturing and Biotech Solutions Center
  • Room: 101
  • Hours: 12
  • Class Meetings: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6pm-9pm
  • Enrollment: Student Max 20
  • Instructional Method: Seated

Commercial Truck Driver

  • Section ID: #90518
  • Class #: L1133
  • Start Date: January 23, 2023
  • End Date: April 10, 2023
  • Instructor: Lantz Lackey
  • Location: E. Eugene Moore Manufacturing and Biotech Solutions Center
  • Room: 101
  • Hours: 440
  • Class Meetings: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 7am-4pm
  • Enrollment: Student Max 12
  • Instructional Method: Seated
  • Section ID: #90520
  • Class #: L1136
  • Start Date: May 1, 2023
  • End Date: July 18, 2023
  • Instructor: Lantz Lackey
  • Location: E. Eugene Moore Manufacturing and Biotech Solutions Center
  • Room: 101
  • Hours: 440
  • Class Meetings: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 7am-4pm
  • Enrollment: Student Max 12
  • Instructional Method: Seated

Registration

Commercial Learner Permit: $71.60

Commercial Truck Driver: $1,014.60 and includes textbooks, DOT physical, and DOT drug and alcohol screen.

A Commercial Driver License Permit (Class A) is required to register for the CDL course. Contact us us at (919) 718-7080 for detailed registration information, including instructions for completing a DOT Physical and DOT Drug and Alcohol screen.

If you are interested in this course, please complete the General Inquiry Form.

FAQs

Are scholarships available?

Scholarships may be available. For assistance, contact:

How long is the course?

The Commercial Truck Driver course totals 440 hours, and is 12-weeks total. Check all course schedules at:

What is required for registration?

A Commercial Learner Permit (Class A) is required. Contact us to receive instructions for completing a DOT Physical and DOT Drug and Alcohol screen.

Do I need a High School Diploma or GED to take the course?

No. Registrants must be able to read and write proficiently.

Can I register for CDL training if I have a felony?

Yes; though not within the last five (5) years.

Will you assist with job placement?

Recruiter(s) may visit to speak with students about employment opportunities.

What type of equipment will be used for training?

  • Range Training: Single axle day cab tractor with a 53’ semi-trailer
    Single axle road tractor with a 53’ semi-trailer
  • Road Training: Tandem axle road tractor with a 53’ semi-trailer

If you are interested in this course please complete the General Inquiry Form.

Workforce Solutions

If you are an employer with a need for drivers, and/or are interested in how we can provide workforce solutions, please complete the Employer Interest Form and a representative will contact you.

Contacts

Darrell McLaurin,
Coordinator, Truck Driver Training Program
dmclaurin@cccc.edu
919.718.7072

Lantz Lackey,
Lead Instructor, Truck Driver Training Program
tlackey@cccc.edu
919.718.7513

Employers

If your business/organization has a need for drivers, and/or you are interested in learning more about how we can provide workforce solutions, please complete the the Employer Interest Form and a representative will contact you with further information. We aim to provide workforce solutions for businesses in this region.