Program: School Bus Driver

Program Description: This program is designed to introduce the students to the procedures and skills found in the school bus driving industry while preparing each individual to obtain a commercial bus driver license with school bus certification and endorsements. Students will develop the skills necessary to operate a commercial vehicle safely. Each course consists of classroom, lab, range and on the road experience to ensure the best possible training. The program covers topics in basic operations, safe operating practices, advanced operating practices, vehicle maintenance, and non-vehicle activities. This program will prepare individuals to test for licensure at CHP and exceeds the minimum hourly training requirements by the State of California and the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
Program Duration: 8 Weeks
Program Cost: $5,995.00
Tuition and Fees: $5,416.00
Books Cost: $0.00
Tools Cost: $0.00
Other Cost: $579.00
Pell Grant: Yes
Prerequisites:
School Bus driving participants must be at least 18 years old, have a clean driving record, be able to pass a criminal background check and DOT Physical/Drug Screen. They must also be able to pass the entrance exam and demonstrate the ability to complete the course with a passing grade. Students must also possess a valid driver’s license and Social Security Card to be enrolled in the program.
Program Occupations:
Disabled Student Access: No
Other Language: No
Program Provider: Advanced Career Institute
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Program Locations

Location Name Address County
Advanced Career Institute-Fresno 2953 S. East Avenue, Fresno CA 93725 Fresno County
Advanced Career Institute-Fresno 2953 S. East Avenue, Fresno CA 93725 Fresno County

Program Contacts

Name Location Name Email Phone
David Bither Advanced Career Institute-Fresno
Contact
david.bither@advanced.edu (559) 740-0215
Dianna Atwood Advanced Career Institute-Fresno
Contact
finance@advanced.edu (559) 740-0215
Everett Yockey Advanced Career Institute-Fresno
Contact
everett.yockey@advanced.edu (559) 441-4345
Larry Helmuth Advanced Career Institute-Fresno
Contact
larry.helmuth@advanced.edu (559) 740-0215
Matthew Bither Advanced Career Institute-Fresno
Contact
matt.bither@advanced.edu (559) 805-4133

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