JCJC offers Commercial Truck Driving class in Ellisville-ATC

Written By: Teresa McCreery
Email Address: terea.mccreery@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2017-11-01 14:27:45

ELLISVILLE - Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College is offering a Commercial Truck Driving course at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. The commercial truck driving class will begin on Saturday, January 6, 2018, through April 7, 2018. Classes meet on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The cost of the course is $650 and prospective students must be at least18-years of age to attend.
Before registering, all prospective students will need a valid driver’s license. After preparing for the CDL permit for two weeks, students will be required to have their DOT physical, drug screen and CDL permit to continue the class. The cost to receive the permit, physical and drug screening are not included with the cost of the class.
Students will learn DOT compliance training using the Delmar Tractor-Training Truck Driving Curriculum. Included in the training, students will learn how to do pre/post-operational equipment checks, maintain hours of service log, properly fill out DVIR, and how to hook and unhook trailers. Additionally, students will get hands-on-driving time, CDL permit and license exam preparation.
To register for the Commercial Truck Driving course at the JCJC-Whitehead Advanced Technology Center located at 72 Technology Blvd, in Ellisville, call 601-477-4114. 


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