In today's world, if you have it, a truck brought it. To meet the needs of the fast-paced world, the transportation industry is always looking for well-trained, professional drivers to keep their trucks on the move!
This need for drivers will continue to grow through the next century. As consumer needs increase, so will the need for trucks. This driver shortage is creating unlimited career opportunities for any man or woman who is willing to meet the challenge.
The Luzerne County Community College's Professional Truck Driver Program is dedicated to providing quality training for anyone wanting to be employed as a professional entry level tractor-trailer driver. Our program emphasizes safety and driver courtesy as well as the skills needed to operate the equipment successfully.
Our program consists of 240 hours of training including 105 hours in the classroom and 135 hours of range and road driving practice. The program provides a maximum of one instructor for every four students for the road driving training including highway, city streets, mountain and night driving.
Air Brake Procedures
Safety Practices and Procedures
Vehicle Pre-trip Procedures
CDL Licensing Requirements
Basic Shifting Procedures
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Procedures
Basic Dock Spotting Procedures
Route Mapping Principles
Driver Image Skills
Log Book Procedures
Job Search Skills
Range Driving Practice:
Coupling and Uncoupling
Road Driving Practice: