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Coach/Transit Bus Driver

Certificate

This training program ensures you are fully prepared with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a commercial or school bus and earn your Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement.

You will learn the basic operations of the bus, safe operating practices, advanced operating practices and vehicle maintenance. Your training will include classroom instruction and hands-on driving using a full-length bus on the driving range and on the road.

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 Admission 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 and 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
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity $45,452
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client $28,624

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
TDT 116 Basic Vehicle Operations - Coach/Transit Bus 3
TDT 117 Basic Driving Maneuvers - Coach/Transit Bus 3
Total 6

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTTRUCKBUS/9TDB

www.pima.edu/bus-driver-cert

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