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Truck Driver - Class A Vehicle Driver

Certificate

Thinking about hitting the open road as a professional Class A driver? Pima’s comprehensive hands-on Truck Driver Training program will get you ready for the long haul! With classroom and over-the-road training instruction, you will learn exactly what you need to know to drive a truck safely. You’ll learn the rules and federal regulations, commercial driver’s license requirements, trip planning and driving maneuvers.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: No

Conditional Admission program: You will be eligible to enroll in TDT courses once you have completed the requirement listed in Program Admissions and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Location

Truck Driver Training Site
at Maintenance & Security

Contact Information

Division of Workforce & Continuing Education
Dean: 520.206.4664
Center for Transportation Training Office: 520.206.2744
truck-drivertraining@pima.edu 

Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Class A Vehicle Drivers $51,037
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver  $40,196
Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver $26,303

Academic Options

Prepare for the future of transportation by earning Pima’s Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist certificate.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
TDT 118 Basic Vehicle Operations - Class A Commercial Driver's License 5
TDT 119 Basic Driving Maneuvers - Class A Commercial Driver's License 3.5
Total 8.5

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTTRUCKCLSA/9TDA

www.pima.edu/truck-driver-cert

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