Commercial Truck Driving CT61, Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Commercial Truck Driving certificate program provides basic training in the principles and skills of commercial truck operations. The program is based on the definition of a truck driver as one who operates a commercial motor vehicle of all different sizes and descriptions on all types of roads. The CTD program prepares the student for the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.

Licensure Information

Graduates of the Commercial Truck Driving program are eligible for licensure testing by the Georgia Department of Driver Services.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age 18
High School Diploma or GED Required No
Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Next Gen Accuplacer) English Reading Math Algebra
222 218
223 N/A

Other Conditions for Admission

Prospective students should be advised that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSA) regulates commercial driver licensing and requires a DOT physical and drug test and satisfactory MVR prior to the issuance of a CDL or Learners permit, which is required prior to beginning in-the-truck training. Further, random drug testing is required during the course of the CTD program.



Golden Isles


Required Courses:

CTDL 1010Fundamentals of Commercial Driving


CTDL 1020Combination Vehicle Basic Operation & Range Work


Choose one of the following courses:

CTDL 1030Combination Vehicle Advanced Operations


CTDL 1040Commercial Driving Internship


Total Credit Hours: 9