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2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog 
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Professional Truck Driving: CA (Competency-Based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Achievement l 270 Clock Hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location: Meadowbrook Campus C 110
General Information: 801-957-7522
Program Information: Phone 801-957-3354

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor: Liliana Rodriguez SCM 1-061K 801-957-5127

Program Faculty:
Assistant Professors − Bill Tovar, Kenneth Medell

Program Description:
This intensive program is designed to prepare students for an entry level truck driving position as a Class “A” CDL driver. The program has three courses with units of study that cover basic and advanced operating practices, defensive driving, inspections, life skills and essential activities such as trip planning, map reading, hours of service, cargo handling and an employment workshop.

Career Opportunities:
For state and national occupation information, visit and enter the following O*Net codes:

  • 53-3032.00 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
  • 53-3032.02 Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • 53-3021.00 Bus Drivers, transit, and Inter-city
  • 53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School

Program Entry Requirements:
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
TABE Reading 6.5
TABE Math 4.5
CDL Learner’s Permit (Class A)
Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
No DUI’s within past two years
DOT medical card
Drug Test

Estimated Cost for Students:
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.

Estimated Time to Completion:
270Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2 - Communicate Effectively
  3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4 - Think Critically and Creatively
  5 - Civic Engagement
  6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
  7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
The student will successfully pass the Commercial Driver License Skills Tests, obtain a Commercial Driver License (CDL) and find employment in the trucking industry. 1, 6

Required Courses: 270 Clock Hours

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