Program: TRUCK DRIVING

Program Description: This program prepares students to work in the transportation industry by gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the state and federal tests required to become a licensed California Class A truck and trailer driver. Students will meet all standards as laid out by the rules and regulations of the Department of Transportation pertaining to truck driving. Students will learn to read and interpret control systems, vehicle inspections, exercise basic control, shifting, back and dock tractor trailer, couple and uncouple tractor trailers, manage and adjust vehicle speed and space relations, diagnose and report malfunctions, identify potential driving hazards and able to perform emergency maneuvers, identify adverse driving conditions, handle and document cargo, accident and reporting procedures, trip planning, hours of service training, manage personal resources and dealing with life on the road. The program includes some night time driving and forklift certification.Classes start every three weeks.
Program Duration: 6 Weeks
Program Cost: $4,423.50
Tuition and Fees: $4,055.00
Books Cost: $0.00
Tools Cost: $0.00
Other Cost: $368.50
Pell Grant: Yes
Prerequisites:
Must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent or must pass an approved Ability to Benefit test. Veteran applicants may submit a valid DD-214 form to meet the High School Equivalency requirement. Must attend orientation.Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.• Must have a good driving record and provide a current DMV printout. •Must have a valid driver’s license for at least one year and possess a California DL card. •Must have a social security card (cannot be laminated)•Must be able to show proof of U.S citizenship, lawful permanent residency, or legal presence and proof of CA residency.•Must pass a Department of Transportation physical exam & a drug test. Additional requirements may apply.
Program Occupations: 53303200 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
53303200 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
Disabled Student Access: No
Other Language: No
Program Provider: William M. Maguy School of Education A Division of Proteus
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Program Locations

Location Name Address County
William M. Maguy School of Education A Division of Proteus 1440 N. Shirk Rd., Visalia CA 93291 Tulare County
William M. Maguy School of Education A Division of Proteus 1440 N. Shirk Rd., Visalia CA 93291 Tulare County

Program Contacts

Name Location Name Email Phone
Laura Morales William M. Maguy School of Education A Division of Proteus
Contact
lmorales@proteusinc.org (559) 471-4550

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