Commercial Truck Driving Admissions Information

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General Information

The Commercial Truck Driving program is a 6 or 8 week program (Monday – Friday) at Chattahoochee Tech that prepares students to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

North Metro Campus
5198 Ross Road, Acworth, GA 30102.

The Commercial Truck Driving program prefers applicants to be 21 years of age or older. Students 18 to 20 years of age may operate a commercial truck only in the State of Georgia, and therefore, may have limited employment opportunities.

Space is limited and filled on a first come, first served basis. Submission of all required documents does not guarantee admission if class cohort is already full.

The program consists of 3 courses*:

  • CTDL 1010 – Fundamentals of Commercial Driving
  • CTDL 1021 – Combine Vehicle Basic Operation & Range Work
  • CTDL 1031 – Combination Vehicle Advanced Operations

*Day and evening cohorts available.

CDL Program Cost and Payment Deadlines

  • Financial Aid is available for the Commercial Truck Driving.
  • Complete the GSFAPPS application to apply for financial aid including the HOPE GRANT and HOPE CAREER GRANT.

Ready to Apply?

Upcoming Day Class Dates: (6 week program)

Day class hours: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • Summer: June 10 – July 19
  • Fall: August 19 – September 24 
  • Fall: September 25 – October 31
  • Fall: November 4 – December 11

Upcoming Night Class Dates: (8 week program)

Night class hours: 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Fall: August 19 – October 8
  • Fall: October 10 – November 27 

Important Requirement

Students must obtain a CDL Class A Learner’s Permit before applying to the program.

  • Your permit must be valid until the last day of your selected cohort. Permit testing will cover general knowledge, air brakes, and combination vehicle. Study materials can be acquired at your local Georgia Department of Driver Services.

Questions before you apply?

Rhonda Morris, CDL Admissions Counselor
Call: 770-975-4051


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