Tractor/Trailer Driving

Tractor/Trailer Driving–Off-site

Course Title: Tractor/Trailer Operation
Course Instructor: Kyle Walker
Number of Credits: 3 each Semester
Semesters Offered: 2-Semester Program
Prerequisite: Algebra I and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 12th
Dual Credits: Vincennes University

NOTE: Students must provide their own transportation to Vincennes University – CDL (ESEC Training Center), 700 N. High School Road, Suite 205, Indianapolis, IN 46214

Course Competencies and Requirements

  • Student must be 18 years of age by March 1
  • Student must have a valid Indiana Operator’s License for at least 1 year
  • Provided by Vincennes University
  • Must pass a DOT physical exam and drug screen; to be administered prior to hands-on training
  • Participation includes classroom instruction and road driving experience

Approximate expenses for student include:

  • $17 CDL Learners Permit (CLP) payable to the IN BMV
  • $36 Commercial Driver’s License, payable to the IN BMV
  • $4 Motor Vehicle Record
  • $175 for additional test attempts, if needed

Upon passing the IN State BMV exam, students will be qualified to operate Class A Commercial vehicles on Indiana roads.

Dual Credit Information for 2023-24

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Vincennes University credits may be earned in the following courses upon successful completion of the program with a grade of 80% or higher.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College Year
TTDT 100 CMV Basic Operation 3 Credits Vincennes University Year 1
TTDT 125 Preventive Maintenance 5 Credits Vincennes University Year 1
TTDT 150 Basic Control Skills 5 Credits Vincennes University Year 1
TTDT 175 Road Driving 5 Credits Vincennes University Year 1

Academic Standards for Success

  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
  • Geometry and Measurement Solve problems based on understanding the properties of shapes, such as triangles and circles, and the spatial relationships between angles and lines.
  • Reasoning and Inference Understand assumptions, suggestions and implications in reading passages and draw informed conclusions.
  • Connections Connect ideas from different areas of mathematics (particularly geometry and algebra) to state or solve abstract or applied problems.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.