Many of today’s jobs require employees to continue training and upgrade their skills while on the job.
The Corporate & Industry Training Department offers a many courses that will allow you to enhance your skills and qualifications in your current job or prepare you for a new career.
Day and evening classes are offered for your convenience.
You can receive quality training at an affordable cost.
FTCC also offers customized training for local employers wanting to upgrade the skills of their employees.
Commercial Driver's License Program (CDL)
Welcome to Commercial Driver’s License program at FTCC. Our goal is to prepare students for successful employment in the transportation industry.
This page contains important program information and guidelines. Be sure you read and follow all directions to enroll in the program.
Out of Pocket Expenses
|DOT Physical & Drug Screening||$125.00|
|Class A CDL Permit||$60.00|
|Class A CDL License||$100.00|
Total Program Cost: $525.00
- Must be 18 years of age
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Must pass a DOT physical, drug screen and background history check
- Must obtain a CDL Class “A” permit from the state you are licensed in
The following violations will not prohibit your enrollment in the program, however; such violations may limit your employment opportunities:
- Felony Drug Possession
- License Suspension
- Refusal of Chemical Test
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident
- Careless and Reckless
- More than three (3) moving violations
- Negative item(s) on your background history check
Failure to pass a drug screen will make an individual ineligible for the program.
|CDL 18-02||August 7 – October 12||Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
|CDL 18-03||October 23 – January 15||Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
|August 1 – December 21||Monday – Friday
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
There are eight (8) seats in each session. The class will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. You must contact Pendy Evans, Transition Tech Recruiter, as soon as possible the with the class session you wish to attend.
Important Class Information
All students are required to obtain a copy of the Commercial Driver License manual from a local DMV office prior to the beginning of class. It is recommended that you obtain the manual as soon as possible. You will need to study sections 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6. It is expected that you will come to class on the first day knowing this material as you must obtain your Class A CDL permit during the first week of class if you have not done so prior to the first day of class. Failure to obtain your permit during the first week will result in dismissal form the program. The cost of the permit is $60.00. You must make payment to the NCDMV when you pass the permit test. You only have three (3) attempts to pass the permit test. Each time the test will contain different questions. You can only take the test once per day.
Additionally, during the first week of class, you must complete the following requirements:
- DOT/Physical: Obtain “Long Form Physical.” Applicants are required to schedule their DOT Physical with Fayetteville DOT Exams & Testing. Appointments will be made online at www.fayettevilledotexams.com ($125.oo – student is responsible for payment at the time services are rendered)
- Drug Screen: Fayetteville DOT Exams & Testing will conduct your drug screen at the time of your DOT Physical. Appointments will be made online at www.fayettevilledotexams.com (included in cost of DOT Physical – student is responsible for payment at the time services are rendered)
- Driving History Record: A non-certified copy may be obtained at www.ncdot.org/dmv or at your local DMV office. The cost is $10.00. This record must be within the last 30 days.
- Criminal History Background: Each applicant to the program must agree to a criminal history background check. The form will be provided on the first day of class.
- Student Registration Data Form: If you received this form via email, you will not need to complete the form prior to registration. A form will be provided on the first day of class.
Rules and Regulations
A copy of the FTCC Commercial Driver’s License program Rules & Policies is below. Please familiarize yourself with them prior to class. Your instructor will cover each item in depth during the first day of class.
Documents Required at Registration
Copies of the following are required by the first day of class:
- Program Application (will be provided at Registration)
- Valid Driver’s License
- Social Security Card
- Completed Criminal Background History Certification and Release form (provided at registration)
Airframe and Powerplant License Prep Course
The Airframe and Powerplant preparatory course provides a 128-hour self-paced program of study with a certified FAA Airframe and Powerplant facilitator to successfully prepare the student for the three written tests, and the oral and practical test of the FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certificate.
Students are required to provide two signed copies of the FAA 8610-2 form documenting their 30 concurrent hours work experience in both Airframe and Powerplant prior to course registration.
Contact Greg Moore at 910.678.0168 for information about these forms.
Circuits and Controls
This course provides a simple and accurate understanding of electrical energy fundamentals used in HVAC.
Electrical circuit theory, electrical circuit components, wiring systems, and the troubleshooting of circuits and controls in heating and cooling equipment will be the focus of this course.
Line Worker Basic Training Course
This course is designed to instruct current and potential electric utility employees pole climbing techniques, electrical safety, equipment assembly and function, truck operations, and circuit voltages.
The Fayetteville’s Public Works Commission (PWC) has coordinated this training & as it pertains to contractors, cooperative electric & public or private electrical utilities.
Gain the skills necessary for high paying positions throughout the US. This twelve-week course will provide students with the technical skills used to construct, design, troubleshoot, and maintain CATV-Systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be provided with job placement assistance.
Students are required to purchase accident insurance in the amount of $2 which is payable at the time of registration. OSHA approved climbing boots are required; approximate cost is $120.
For more information, call Mike Gaster at 910.678.0081
Fiber Optics I
This course will teach students the basics of fiber optics, fiber-optic networks, fiber-optic splicing procedures, fiber-optic analysis and testing equipment.
This will include use of the Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) and testing equipment that involves fiber-optic link troubleshooting and system design. each student will have the opportunity to make mechanical and fusion splices as are used in the industry.
Students will also make an operating patch cable with the proper techniques and fiber-optic connectors; requiring that cable pass the minimum loss as required in the field.
Time is devoted to thorough understanding of Fiber Optic terms, design, troubleshooting and testing for correct operation of the finished system.
Upon successful completion of this course, each student will have the option to take the Fiber Optic Association CFOT [Certified Fiber Optic Technician] certification exam – a nationally recognized measure of an entry level Fiber Optic Technician.
Fundamentals for Forklift Driver
This course is designed for inexperienced operators or operators who haven’t driven for some time.
The fundamentals of forklift operation will be covered in detail as well as safety concerns.
his course meets the requirements for OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.178(1).
Students will gain experience in operating a lift by negotiating an obstacle course, stacking pallets, and performing other tasks.
Class is limited to 12 students.
Electrical Standard Inspection, Level I
This course is designed to help you gain a working knowledge of the NC State Electrical Code.
It is approved by the NC Department of Insurance for electrical inspectors desiring to take the NC Standard Inspection, Level I Electrical exam.
The material covered in this course should also help those preparing for the State Electrical Contracting exam.
Note: You will need to bring a five-function calculator with a square root function to class.