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Truck Driver, CDLCERTIFICATE

Overview

  • Non-Credit Fast Track program / Average completion 7 weeks (full time) 14 weeks (part-time)

  • Results in a Lone Star College certificate and the TxDPS Class C CDL

  • Industry training, without the need for core classes

  • Lone Star College is now officially recongnized as a Third Party Testing Center by Texas Department of Public Services.

  • Program now offered hybrid (online and face-to-face)

  • Full program offered at

    LSC-Transportation and Global Logistics Technology Center

Virtual Grand Opening of the Lone Star College-Transportation & Global Logistics Technology Center

The Lone Star College-Transportation & Global Logistics Technology Center is a brand-new, 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art training facility where students learn the skills necessary to become a truck driver. The facility houses 6 classrooms, a large driving track, 6 backing pads and a realistic truck driving simulator. Lone Star College is training the next generation of CDL drivers with state-of-the-art technology and equipment.

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Program Pathway

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Courses Contact Hours
CVOPC 2100500 Commercial Drivers License Written Skills 40
CVOPC 2101300 Professional Truck Driver I 112
CVOPC 2104001 Professional Truck Driver II 80
CVOPC 2101500 Commercial Drivers License Exam Preparation 8
DOT CDL, Professional Truck Driver Total 240

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Program Details

Students will learn the skills needed to become a truck driver, including pre-trip inspection, basic control skills, backing, and city street/highway driving. This program meets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Entry-Level Driver Training Rule.  It also prepares students to test to earn the CDL "A" issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Lone Star College is now officially recognized as a Third Party Testing Center by Texas Department of Public Services. The opportunity to test and earn the Commercial Driver's License is scheduled based on successful completion of the program.

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Truck Driver Application (PDF)

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Contact: Transportation and Global Logistics Technology Center at 346.380.6250 or visit the Professional Truck Driver page.

Testimony

"The training I received at Lone Star College was excellent! I will recommend every I know that has an interest in truck driving to go to Lone Star College."

ERIC C.

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