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Texas State Technical College Professional Truck Driving Academy

The Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Professional Driving Academy is a program in which trainees are taught specific skill sets related to the professional truck driving occupation. The program prepares trainees to test for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. The program is designed to lead graduates to immediate employment within the transportation industry after 4 weeks of hands-on training.

 

The Professional Driving Academy is offered in Cameron County and classroom training is held at the Texas State Technical College Harlingen campus.  Our classrooms and labs are interactive and have a real-world setting.  We offer you the training, knowledge and hands-on skills to prepare you for commercial truck driving in the transportation industry.  Our instructors are dedicated to providing students the necessary hands-on experience and technological know-how needed to succeed. This program includes classroom, driving, and technical instruction that focuses on preparing individuals to operate a truck and applicable equipment in the transportation industry.

 

All classes are offered in the day and night Monday –Friday. Day (7am-4pm) Night ( 5:30pm-9:30pm)

The Professional Driving Academy consists of the following two courses:

  • Commercial Driver’s License Written Skills (Professional Driving Academy Pre-Requisite TCVOP 10CE),
  • Fundamental Driving Skills (Professional Truck Driving Academy I CVOP-1013).

TSTC is currently taking applications for the Professional Driving Academy. Prospective students will need to return this packet of information to TSTC. At this point, payment must be made in full at least 3 days before class start date.

Prerequisites
  • Pass a drug test
  • Hold a current Class C driver’s license without warrants or pending criminal charges
  • Must hold a valid Social Security Card (Authorized to work in US)
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Pass DOT Physical Exam
Admission Requirements
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Copy of drug screen
  • Provide Medical Examination Report Certificate
  • Payment for the course
  • Provide driving record
  • Attend mandatory pre-course

Professional Driving Refresher and Endorsement Training

Diesel Preventive Maintenance and Heavy Tractor Driving Training

 

 

 

Application Packet



Request information

Program Expenses

 

 Truck Driving
Tuition Fee$4500
Drug Testing $60
CDL Testing $61
Learner's Permit$11
DOT Physical $75-$100 (depending on test location)

For more information call Adan Trevino at 956-364-4503 or via email at adan.trevino@tstc.edu

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