Professional Truck Driver

The Professional Truck Driver is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-North Harris, Transportation Institute. For more information, please contact the Transportation Institute or the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

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Program Description

Students will learn the skills needed to become a professional truck driver, including pre-trip inspection, basic control skills, backing, and city street/highway driving. This program satisfies the requirements set by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

  • Contact Hours: 240
  • Cost of Program: $3,003 tuition
  • Fees: $233
  • Median Wage: $35,1001
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Program Plan

Course Number Title Contact Hours
CVOPC 2100500 Commercial Drivers License Written Skills 64
CVOPC 2101300 Professional Truck Driver I 80
CVOPC 2104001 Professional Truck Driver II 80
CVOPC 2101500 Commercial Drivers License Exam Preparation 16

TOTAL Contact Hours for
Professional Truck Driver (CDL-A Licensure):

240

  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).
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