Commercial 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.

Suggested Curriculum for Truck 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.

Other Opportunities at FSCC

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.

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Contact us

Please call 620-223-2700, ext. 3400 for information regarding upcoming class dates and times.