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TRUCK DRIVING Certificate Minimum 11 Hours Career & Technical Education • Certificate • Minimum 2.0 OGPA • Major Code: CTD1       One Semester    Credit Hrs      TRUK 150        Truck Driving   11          THIS IS CURRENTLY AN EIGHT-WEEK COURSE designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills and driving experience necessary to safely and successfully operate an 18-wheel tractor with a trailer. Graduates of this Truck Driving Certificate are familiar with the processes and procedures necessary to own and operate their own truck or to be an employee of a trucking company. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) PHYSICAL EXAM AND DRUG SCREENING are required. The DOT Physical Examination and Dug Screening must be done prior to the second week of instruction. A Class “A” CDL Learner’s Permit and driver’s motor vehicle report (DMVR) must be obtained by the student no later than the second week of instruction. All students enrolled in the TRUK 150 are subject to random drug and alcohol screenings. THE INSTRUCTOR will provide information as to when and where the written and driving tests will be given for the CDL (Commercial Drivers License). THIS CERTIFICATE DOES NOT require a high school diploma or GED. However, Students must be at least 18 years old to enroll in the Truck Driving program, and must also be 18 years old to take the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Exam. Students must be 21 years old to drive a truck interstate (from state to state). NOTE: This certificate program is NOT payable by the PELL Grant (State and Federal Aid funds). It is suggested that students in need of financial assistance for this class contact their local MAN-TRA-CON or Workforce Investment Act (WIA) office or the WIA liaison on campus located in the Student Success Center, (A-Bldg, 1st floor). Unless funding is guaranteed by a funding source (like WIA), payment is required at the time of registration. A payment plan is available. Contact SIC’s Cashier at (618) 252-5400 ext. 2501.   Career Opportunities: Major Employers: Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Farms, Coal Mines, Trucking Companies, and Industries that Need Drivers With a CDL. 02/16 130 Southeastern Illinois College • 3575 College Road • Harrisburg, Illinois 62946 • 618-252-5400 • 

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