Printed on 11/26/2021

Truck Driving

30-458-1 Technical Diploma (TD) Full Time 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day and Evening Locations*: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Wautoma

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

There is a strong demand for professional truck drivers, and this program can help you prepare for an exciting career on the road. As a professional truck driver, you are responsible for the safe, efficient delivery of goods between locations. You'll have lots of time behind the wheel learning how to maneuver trucks into tight parking spaces, through narrow alleys and up to loading platforms. You'll develop backing and driving skills through classroom, lab, range and roadway experiences. You'll also cover communications with fellow drivers, dispatchers, shippers, mechanics and law enforcement personnel. In addition, you'll learn how to complete the necessary paperwork and appropriate inspections. You'll have the skills, knowledge and certifications you need to earn your Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) and start your career.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (9 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Commercial Driver's License-Theory 2
    30-458-304
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 30458304
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) information for a Class A commercial combination motor vehicle. Additional topics include professional operating procedures and specialty vehicle operations.

    Prereq: Active in Truck Driving plan; Coreq: Class A CDL-Behind the Wheel Public 30458303
  • Commercial Driver's License-Theory
    30-458-301
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 30458301
    • Credits: 2.00

    Covers Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) information, basic operation, vehicle review, and operating guidelines for a Class A commercial combination motor vehicle. Additional topics include safe operating procedures and advanced operating practices.

    Prereq: Active in Truck Driving (30-458-1) OR CDL Straight Truck (20-458-2) plan; Coreq: Truck Driving Books and Supplies 94458001 OR Straight Truck Books and Supplies 94458006
  • Class A CDL-Behind the Wheel Range
    30-458-302
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 30458302
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers behind the wheel activities including the operation of a combination commercial motor vehicle. Driving exercises related to basic vehicle control skills and mastery of basic maneuvers, necessary to operate the vehicle safely, are conducted. Proper techniques of vehicle inspections, backing exercises, coupling and uncoupling of a Class A commercial combination motor vehicle, are developed.

    Prereq: Active in Truck Driving plan; Coreq: CDL-Theory 30458301
  • Class A CDL-Behind the Wheel Public Road
    30-458-303
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 30458303
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers behind the wheel activities driving a Class A commercial combination vehicle in a variety of public roadway situations and conditions. Road driving prepares the student with the necessary skills required to earn a Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL).

    Prereq: Active in Truck Driving plan; Coreq: Class A CDL-Behind the Wheel Range 30458302
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