FSCC Truck Driving
The six-week Commercial Truck Driving Program at Fort Scott Community College will allow students to earn 16 hours of college credit in preparation for the Commercial Driving License (CDL) examination for operating vehicles in interstate commerce.
During their six weeks of study, students in the Commercial Truck Driving Program will accumulate 270 hours of classroom and driving time. Emphasis is on the Federal Motor Carrier Regulations, driver's daily log and defensive driving.
Our Educational Objective
The educational objective of the FSCC Commercial Truck Driving Program is to provide the student with the information and practical experience necessary to become a successful tractor-trailer driver. Students who successfully complete the course will have the necessary skills to begin work with an established trucking firm, and will be presented a school certificate.
Students may study at any of our two locations.
- Fort Scott Community College
- Kansas City Truck Driving School in cooperation with Kansas City Community College
Other Opportunities at FSCC
In addition to the transportation classes, students also participate in individually designed programs to improve their reading and math skills.
During the course of their studies, students will have several opportunities to meet with recruiters from trucking firms from throughout the United States. An average of 96-percent of FSCC students who successfully complete the truck driving program are offered a job.
For More Information
If you would like more information on becoming a Truck Driver, please call 800-874-3722 Rob Minor ext. 5388 or Bonnie Bailey ext. 5386 in the Fort Scott location.
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