Truck Driving

The BSCC Commercial Vehicle Driving Course is an eight-week program that will help you develop the necessary skills needed to obtain a CDL Class A license. The program is designed to provide students an opportunity to acquire the basic skills, knowledge, and fortitude to become an entry-level employee in the commercial truck driving field. The curriculum is based on the Department of Transportation Model Program for Truck Driving Training. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), operate a tractor-trailer unit, and be knowledgeable of the rules and regulations of the trucking industry.

Register on Southwest Campus. Classes now being offered in Chatom, Alabama.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements for entry into the Short Certificate Truck Driving program are (1) be at least 21 years of age, (2)possess a good driving record and 3) be able to successfully pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and a DOT controlled substance test. Note: In compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Regulations, a Motor Vehicle Report, a copy of the results of the DOT physical, and a copy of the drug screening test results must be furnished.

Note: Books and other out-of-pocket expenses are not included in the tuition.

Department Faculty

Brad Wallace, Truck Driving
Tel. 251-660-1733
Email: bwallace@bishop.edu

For degree requirements, see the Course Catalog. For current class offerings, see Class Schedules.

Important Dates

  • Sun 11

    Final Exams (Day and Weekend)

    December 7 - December 13
    Mon 12
    Thu 15
    Fri 16

    Duty Days for Staff

    December 16 - December 22