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CHECK OUT THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRANSPORTATION CLASSES AT ROBESON COMMUNITY COLLEGE!

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(DAY AND NIGHT COURSE)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Robeson Community College’s CDL Training Academy is designed to prepare individuals to drive tractor-trailers. This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles. The coursework includes motor vehicle laws and regulations, map reading, vehicle maintenance, safety procedures, daily logs, defensive driving, freight handling, security, and fire protection. Highway driving, training range exercises, and classroom lectures are used to develop the student’s knowledge and skills. Graduates of the curriculum are qualified to take the Commercial Driver’s License Exam.

The day academy is a (10) week course. Inclement weather may affect the daily schedule. The class is 480 hours with approximately 60% of class time spent on the range and approximately 40% in the classroom including online learning. Students will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet to complete the course.

The night academy is a (20) week course. Inclement weather may affect the nightly schedule. The class is 480 hours with approximately 60% of class time spent on the range and approximately 40% in the classroom including online learning. Students will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet to complete the course.

REQUIREMENTS
  • 18 years of age at time of registration
  • Have a valid North Carolina driver’s license AND social security card.

VIOLATIONS THAT PROHIBIT ENTRY TO THE PROGRAM IF CONVICTED WITHIN THE LAST FIVE (5) YEARS

  • DUI/DWI -Leaving the scene of an accident.
  • Felony drug possession charge -Careless and reckless
  • License Suspension -More than three (3) moving violations.
  • Refusal to take a chemical test.

**Please be advised that students who are 18 years or older, but less than 21 years of age are limited to the age restrictions set forth in 49 CFR Part 391.11 and limitations established by the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and G.S. 20-317.13.

COST

$1,012.60 (Estimated total cost for the complete educational program)
$682.60 (Required payment upon enrollment) 

ITEMIZATION & TOTAL TUITION FEES

  • Books (listed below) $ 130.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
  • DOT Physical $ 50.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
  • DOT Drug Screening $ 70.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
  • DMV Driving Record $ 5.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
  • DMV Permit $ 75.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
  • Truck Fee $ 500.00
  • Tuition $ 182.60
REGISTRATION

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is open until the class meets maximum capacity. Your registration is not considered complete until your bill is paid in full. 

Students can register:

The following items are due at registration:

  • Con-ed Registration form and payment
  • Printed copy of North Carolina driver’s license
  • Printed copy of Social Security Card
  • Signed CDL Academy Contract

The following items are due by Week 3 of class:

  • Printed copy of Class A CDL Learner’s Permit
  • DOT Physical Exam
  • DOT Drug-Screening Test (COC will be issued by RCC) 
  • DMV Driving Record

*If items due by week 3 are not submitted by week 3, the student will not be able to continue the course.

SCHEDULE
DAY CLASSES SCHEDULE 
January 8, 2024 – March 14, 2024 (FULL) Monday – Thursday (7:30 am – 6:00 pm)
April 1, 2024 – June 6th, 2024 (FULL)
July 15,2024- September 26th,2024 (APPLY Now)
October 7th,2024-December 19th,2024(Apply Now)
NIGHT CLASSES SCHEDULES
January 8, 2024 – May 25, 2024 (FULL) Monday & Thursday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
July 15,2024 – December 5,2024 (APPLY NOW)  Saturday 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant, WFD

(p) 910-272-3630 or  (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Braxton Ballard, Coordinator, CDL-Transportation

(p) 910-272-3661 

Brittney Godwin, PT Truck Driver Training Instructor

(e) bgodwin@robeson.edu

Click here to register for Classes!

NEED HELP STUDYING FOR YOUR HAZMAT ENDORSEMENT?  

Prepare to pass the DMV Hazmat Endorsement test with Robeson Community College 24-hour, online Hazmat Endorsement Prep class. The self-paced course covers the hazmat regulations and proper handling of packaging and transport of hazardous materials.

COST

$72.00

CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant, WFD

(p) 910-272-3630 or  (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Braxton Ballard, Coordinator, CDL-Transportation

(p) 910-272-3661 

Click here to register for Classes!

NEED HELP STUDYING FOR YOUR CDL PERMIT? 

Prepare to pass the CDL permit test with Robeson Community College 24-hour, online CDL Permit Prep class. The self-paced course covers the three parts of the CDL Permit Exam: Air Brakes, General Knowledge, and Combination Vehicle. 

COST

$72.00

CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant, WFD

(p) 910-272-3630 or  (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Braxton Ballard, Coordinator, CDL-Transportation

(p) 910-272-3661 

Click here to register for Classes!

Participants in the Alive at 25 class will learn the negative effects and dangers associated with speeding, distractions, peer pressure, and driver inexperience.  Topics discussed include but are not limited to, current state laws related to speeding, impaired driving, seatbelt usage, and cell phone use including texting. 

***A copy of your Citation is REQUIRED upon registration***

REQUIREMENTS & REGISTRATIOIN

Must be between 16 – 25 years of age.

Pre-registration is required at Robeson Community College, 5160 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton, NC 28360; Workforce Development Building (Bldg. 18). Payment must be made before you are registered for the class. If paying in cash, please bring the exact amount. You must bring your driver’s license and ticket information when registering. Registration is closed 2 days before the scheduled class date.

***No refunds! You may request to register for a different class date and that must be done 2 days before your scheduled class begins. A pen or pencil is required for class.

***A copy of your Citation is REQUIRED upon registration***

COST

$100

SCHEDULE

 

  • March 9th,2024 (8:30 am- 12:30 pm)
  • March 23rd,2024 (8:30 am-12:30 pm)
  • April 20th,2024 (8:30 am-12:30 pm)
  • May 4th,2024 (8:30 am-12:30 pm)
  • May 18th,2024 (8:30 am-12:30 pm)
CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant – Workforce Development

(p) 910-272-3630 or (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Dr. Joshua D. Locklear, Director – NCWorks Customized Training & Workforce Development

(p) 910-272-3680 or (e) jolocklear@robeson.edu

Click here to register for Classes!

Everyone knows that traffic tickets can result in court appearances, fines, and higher insurance costs. However, you may have additional options that can save you money while improving your driving. Since 1989 our Safe Driving Program has provided drivers with potential reductions on a traffic violation in exchange for completing the 4 hours National Safety Council defensive driving course.

***A copy of your Citation is REQUIRED upon registration***

REQUIREMENTS & REGISTRATION

Must be at least 26 years of age or older.

Pre-registration is required at Robeson Community College, 5160 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton, NC 28360; Workforce Development Building (Bldg. 18). Payment must be made before you are registered for the class. If paying in cash, please bring the exact amount.

You must bring your driver’s license and ticket information when registering. Registration is closed 2 days before the scheduled class date.

***No refunds! You may request to register for a different class date and that must be done 2 days before your scheduled class begins. A pen or pencil is required for class.

***A copy of your Citation is REQUIRED upon registration***

COST

$100

SCHEDULE

 

  • March 9th,2024 (1:30 pm-5:30 pm)
  • March 23rd,2024 (1:30 pm-5:30 pm)
  • April 20th,2024 (1:30 pm-5:30 pm)
  • May 4th,2024 (1:30 am-5:30 pm)
  • May 18th,2024 (1:30 am-5:30 pm)
CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant – Workforce Development

(p) 910-272-3630 or (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Dr. Joshua D. Locklear, Director – NCWorks Customized Training & Workforce Development

(p) 910-272-3680 or (e) jolocklear@robeson.edu

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE BASIC RIDER COURSE

The Basic Rider Course (BRC) is designed for the student with little or no motorcycle riding experience. Upon successful completion of this 20-hour safety and street skills course, students will be given cards to take to their local DMV office. Upon successful completion of the written examination at the DMV office, students will receive a motorcycle endorsement on their driver’s license. Motorcycles are provided by the college; however, the student is responsible for the protective gear required to participate in this course.

The Basic Rider Course has been updated and now includes an eCourse (online) that is a prerequisite for the riding exercises. The eCourse will be conducted during Friday night’s class. You must pass the eCourse (a certificate of completion will be received) in order to participate in the riding portion on Saturday and Sunday. MSF requires all students to satisfactorily complete the eCourse in order to participate in the riding portion of the class. Failure to satisfactorily complete eCourse before your scheduled Saturday morning class will result in forfeiture of your registration fee and a grade of incomplete. Students will need an e-mail address before beginning class on Friday night.

REQUIREMENTS & REGISTRATION

Preregistration is required as class size is limited and fills very quickly!  To register call Julie Locklear at 910.272.3630

Note: The North Carolina Motorcycle Safety Education Program requires 100% attendance. You must be in attendance at 5:30 pm when the first class begins. Failure to be on time will result in your slot being denied.

IMPORTANT NOTE!!   This course is Self-Supporting which means that your tuition fee will not be refunded if you fail to show up for class, or if you fail to complete the course.  Refunds may be requested provided the College is given at least 48 hours notice prior to the start of the class.

COST

$160

SCHEDULE

 

  • March 22,2024
  • April 19,2024
  • May 31,2024
  • June 21,2024
  • August 23,2024
  • October 4,2024
  • November 1,2024
  • November 22,2024 

Scheduled Times

  • FRIDAY (5:30 PM – 09:30 PM)     
  • SATURDAY (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
  • SUNDAY (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant – Workforce Development

(p) 910-272-3630 or (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Dr. Joshua D. Locklear, Director – NCWorks Customized Training & Workforce Development

(p) 910-272-3680 or (e) jolocklear@robeson.edu

Click here to register for Classes!

This 4-week program is for those who have a CDL Class B and a valid Class A CLP (Commercial Learners Permit). It includes the pre-trip inspection, range and road driving portions of the Truck Driver Training Program.

 Experience with manual transmissions (clutch and shifting gears) and towing is highly recommended as this course is designed to hone limited or basic skills. The program coordinator will need verification of driving skills before acceptance into 4-week program.

 

 

REQUIRMENTS

Must have a valid Class B Driver’s License 

Must have a valid CLP (Commercial Learners Permit) Class A 

COST

$682.60

SCHEDULE

 

Please Email or Call for Upcoming Class Schedule.

(p) 910-272-3630 or (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant, WFD

(p) 910-272-3630 or  (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Braxton Ballard, Coordinator, CDL-Transportation

(p) 910-272-3661 

Click here to register for Classes!

This license is required for driving a single vehicle with a GVWR of more than 26,001 pounds, and a trailer not to exceed 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating, or a vehicle designed to transport 24 or more people (including the driver). Our CDL Academy consists of extensive classroom, range and road driving to prepare students for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) final test. In addition to classroom hours, the training requires some online coursework. At the conclusion of the class, our licensed examiners will administer the Class B-Commercial Driver License (CDL) final licensing examination. 

REQUIRMENTS

Must have a valid CLP (Commercial Learners Permit) Class B

COST

582.60

SCHEDULE

Please Email or Call for Upcoming Class Schedule.

(p) 910-272-3630 or (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

CONTACT

Julie Locklear, Administrative Assistant, WFD

(p) 910-272-3630 or (e) jlocklear@robeson.edu

Braxton Ballard, Coordinator, CDL-Transportation

(p) 910-272-3661