ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s Workforce College is offering Commercial Truck Driving training at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. The commercial truck driving class will begin on Saturday, December 14, for 10 weeks. The class will meet on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The cost of the course is $650 and prospective students must be at least 18-years of age to attend. Before the first day of class, all students are required to have their DOT physical, drug screen and CDL permit. The cost to receive the permit, physical and drug screening is not included with the cost of the class.
Students will learn DOT compliance training using the Delmar Tractor-Training Truck Driving Curriculum. Included in the training, students will learn how to do pre/post-operational equipment checks, maintain hours of service log, properly fill out DVIR, and how to hook and unhook trailers. Additionally, students will get hands-on-driving time, CDL permit and license exam preparation.
To register for the Commercial Truck Driving course at the JC-Whitehead Advanced Technology Center located at 72 Technology Blvd, in Ellisville, call Denise Wood at, 601-477-4114.