Oct 02, 2022  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Professional Truck Driving: CA (Competency-Based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Achievement | 270 Clock Hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location
Meadowbrook Campus C 110
General Information 801-957-7522
Program Information 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 http://onlinelonetcenter.org/find 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. http://www.slcc.edu/sat/programs/truckdriving/prof-truckdriving.aspx

Estimated Time to Completion
270 Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & 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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