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The Commercial Truck Driving certificate program provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial truck operations. The program is based on the definition of a truck driver as one who operates a commercial motor vehicle of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. At the completion of the program, the student is administered the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.
*Submit a completed application and application fee;
*Be at least 18 years of age;
*Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript if applicable (NOTE: Neither an official high school transcript nor High School Equivalency transcript are required for enrollment into this program);
*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
*Students are required to submit a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug test, as well as a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Report.
*18-20 year olds may take the CDL program; however, they are only allowed to drive a commercial truck in Georgia.
*Students enrolled in Commercial Truck Driving must acquire APs by the 6th day of class to receive credit for CTDL 1010.
*Students must pay the surcharge fee by the 6th day to continue into CTDL 1020/1030.
*Beginning with the third attempt, students will be assessed a testing fee of $50 for the CDL licensure exam.
**This program qualifies for the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG).**Please visit Georgia’s Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant for more information.
Coreqs: CTDL 1010
Coreqs: CTDL 1020