The purpose of the truck driving program at Ogeechee Technical College is to provide educational opportunities to individuals which will enable them to obtain the knowledge, skills,and attitudes necessary to succeed in the field of commercial truck driving.
Program courses at OTC include Fundamentals of Commercial Driving, Combination Vehicle Basic Operations and Range Work, and Commercial Vehicle Advanced Operations for a total of 9 college credits. The curriculum for the Commercial Truck Driving certificate program is designed for the semester system. A student may enter the program any semester. The program requires a minimum of 220 contact hours and generally takes 1 semester to complete. Upon completion students will be prepared to sit for the CDL License.
Ogeechee Technical College
625 Cedar Avenue
Hagan, GA 30429
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