Program Objective: This program is designed for individuals who have no previous tractor-trailer driving experience, prepares the student for CDL Temporary Permit Test, CDL Skills Test, and entry level employment as a driver in the trucking industry
FOUR WEEKS TOTAL TIME FOR COMPLETION (Full-Time, Days, Monday-Friday)
NINE WEEKS TOTAL TIME FOR COMPLETION (Full-Time, Evenings & Saturday)
Classroom Instruction consists of introducing students to the trucking
industry, its regulations, laws, taxes, and standards. It prepares students
for CDL Temporary Permit Test and covers a wide range of subjects to develop
truck driving techniques, maneuvers, and safety awareness through instructor's presentations accompanied by video demonstrations and student discussions.
Site Training consists of teaching students how to properly maintain their
equipment, along with hands-on driving techniques and maneuvers introduced
during classroom training. Backing maneuvers are practiced at an advanced level to
better develop students’ driving skills.
City and Highway Driving enhances the students’ abilities to operate various types
of equipment with different shifting patterns. Students will receive a minimum of
39 hours instruction behind the wheel on the road to ensure driving skills necessary
for proficient and safe operation of a tractor-trailer.
STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE UPON GRADUATION