South Georgia Technical College CDL Training

Introduction to the Commercial Truck Driving Program
at South Georgia Technical College

The SGTC Commercial Truck Driving Program is offered at two campuses: the Main Campus, and the Crisp County Center.

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. At the completion of the program, the student is administered the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.

Entrance Requirements for the Program

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Prospective students must be 18 years or older and have achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores.

Commercial Truck Driving Program Course Overview

Courses and Credit Hours

  • CTDL 1010 Fundamentals of Comm Driving - 3
  • CTDL 1020 Combin Vehicle Oper & Range Work - 2
  • CTDL 1030 Combination Veh Adv Operations - 4
  • CTDL 1040 Commercial Driving Internship - 3

What About Tuition and Other Program Costs?

Program Costs*

  • $1,519 for in-state tuition and fees
  • $2,707 for out-of-state tuition and fees
  • $300 for books and supplies

Other Costs

  • $185.00 Fuel Charge
  • Visit website for more program cost information
  • *The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

South Georgia Technical College Location

  • South Georgia Technical College location

    South Georgia Technical College
    900 South GA Tech Pkwy
    AMericus, GA 31709
    229-931-2976

Find CDL Training Through Paid CDL Training Programs

Did you know there are also paid CDL training programs available? These are truck driving schools which are owned and operated by trucking companies. They're also known as company-sponsored CDL training programs. These programs can often turn out to be free CDL training! Check out that link to learn more.

Independent truck driving schools and company-sponsored schools are both worthy of consideration and are covered thoroughly in our truck driver's career guide.

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More