Monday, July 14, 2014

Next truck driving course begins July 28 at MC

The Midland College Transportation Training Program provides individuals with the proper training in order to obtain a CDL License to operate a commercial motor vehicle safely within the rules and regulations set by the Department of Transportation. We offer a four-week program that is 160 hours and consists of instruction in the classroom. Training is provided in pre-trip, post-trip,and backing. The last 80 hours involve actual hands-on driving by the student.

Upon completion of the class, the student will receive a Class A License with the ability of obtaining endorsements in Hazmat, Doubles and Triples and Tankers.

Midland College's Professional Truck Driving program is an intensive four-week course scheduled (during the summer) from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday - Thursday. The program is a total of 160 hours and is comprised of the following sections:

  • Orientation
  • CDL written test preparation
  • Control systems
  • Basic control
  • Shifting
  • Backing
  • Turning
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Communications
  • Speed Management
  • Space Management
  • H2S Certification
  • Hazard perception
  • Emergency maneuvers
  • Vehicle Systems
  • Diagnosing malfunctions
  • Cargo handling & documentation
  • Environmental issues
  • Accident procedures
  • Trip planning
  • Oilfield Preparation
  • Up to 40 hours of behind-the-wheel training
  • National Safety Council Defensive Driving 
The next course begins Monday, July 28, 2014.
 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu, July 28 - August 21
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
more information

Class enrollment is limited!

Applications for admission are accepted on a first-come, first-served bases according to the date of application.

Midland College Transportation Training
 Advanced Technology Center
3200 W. Cuthbert Avenue
Midland, Texas 79701
(432) 681-6318
(800) 474-7164 (toll-free)

Leticia Ramos, Data Specialist
(432) 681-6318

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