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Training Courses

We offer the following courses to start up your career!

  • Class A Basic / CDL
  • Class A Customized / CDL 
  • Upgrade B to A / CDL 
  • Class B / CDL 
  • Passenger 1 Endorsement
  • Refresher Courses
  • Washington and Idaho State CDL
  • Third-Party Testers Available
Training Courses

We offer the following courses to start up your career!

  • Class A Basic / CDL
  • Class A Customized / CDL 
  • Upgrade B to A / CDL 
  • Class B / CDL 
  • Passenger 1 Endorsement
  • Refresher Courses
  • Washington and Idaho State CDL
  • Third-Party Testers Available
Who Can Apply?

To apply you must 

  • Be 18 years or older (required by the Department of Transportation)
  • Hold a current valid driver’s license for the State in which you reside
  • Have a motor vehicle report for the past 3 years
  • Be able to pass a Department of Transportation physical examination and drug screen for commercial drivers
  • Be a resident of Washington or Idaho
Who Can Apply?

To apply you must 

  • Be 18 years or older (required by the Department of Transportation)
  • Hold a current valid driver’s license for the State in which you reside
  • Have a motor vehicle report for the past 3 years
  • Be able to pass a Department of Transportation physical examination and drug screen for commercial drivers
  • Be a resident of Washington or Idaho
What Will I Learn?
  • Entry Level CDL Driver Training (diesel trucks, flatbed, refrigerated, van, and tanker)
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) and Professional Truck Driver Training
  • Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Inspections
  • Log Books
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Trip Planning
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Requirements (GVWR)
What Will I Learn?
  • Entry Level CDL Driver Training (diesel trucks, flatbed, refrigerated, van, and tanker)
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) and Professional Truck Driver Training
  • Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Inspections
  • Log Books
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Trip Planning
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Requirements (GVWR)
Is Financial Aid Available?

At this time we do not offer any tuition assistance. However, there are funding sources available to those who qualify. If you are in need of assistance with the cost of the course, we recommend contacting your local WorkSource office to discuss your eligibility with their program. We also have grants available for students on TANF assistance, and to those who have had an active unemployment claim within the last 2 years. We are Post 9/11 GI Bill approved as well. Students may use any combination of funding sources in which they qualify to cover costs.

Please feel free to call us at 866-490-1645 to discuss these options further.

Is Financial Aid Available?

At this time we do not offer any tuition assistance. However, there are funding sources available to those who qualify. If you are in need of assistance with the cost of the course, we recommend contacting your local WorkSource office to discuss your eligibility with their program. We also have grants available for students on TANF assistance, and to those who have had an active unemployment claim within the last 2 years. We are Post 9/11 GI Bill approved as well. Students may use any combination of funding sources in which they qualify to cover costs.

Please feel free to call us at 866-490-1645 to discuss these options further.

Application Process
  • Initial interview, in person or by phone, to discuss driving career choices and employment qualifications, such as motor vehicle report, criminal background, work history and stability, drug use and health issues.
  • Tuition payment options discussed.
  • DTS enrollment application.
  • Motor Vehicle Report obtained and reviewed
  • Online Employer applications submitted
  • Conditional pre-hire letters received from employers
  • D.O.T. physical and drug screen taken
  • School Acceptance
Application Process
  • Initial interview, in person or by phone, to discuss driving career choices and employment qualifications, such as motor vehicle report, criminal background, work history and stability, drug use and health issues.
  • Tuition payment options discussed.
  • DTS enrollment application.
  • Motor Vehicle Report obtained and reviewed
  • Online Employer applications submitted
  • Conditional pre-hire letters received from employers
  • D.O.T. physical and drug screen taken
  • School Acceptance
Course Overview

CLASS A COMMERCIAL DRIVERS – 4 WEEK ENTRY LEVEL COURSE INFORMATION


OBJECTIVE: This course is for those students with little or no prior knowledge or experience in truck driving. The objective of this course is to obtain basic knowledge and skills necessary to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License and to secure an entry- level position in the over-the-road or local trucking industry.

PART I – Vehicle Familiarization
This part covers the interaction between the student and the tractor. It is intended to teach the student to control the motion of the tractor and ensure it is in proper operating condition.

PART II – Safe Operation Procedures
This part covers the interaction between the student and the tractor-trailer in a highway traffic environment. It is intended to teach the student to apply the basic control skills in a way that insures the student’s awareness and ability to enhance his/her safety and that of others on the road.

PART III – Defensive Operating Procedures
This part covers the advanced skills needed to deal with the hazards of the road and a wide range of traffic situations. The purpose is to develop the ability needed to recognize an impending hazard, as well as the skills needed to handle the vehicle in an emergency.

PART IV – Preventive Maintenance and Servicing

This part deals with the manner in which various components of the vehicle work so that students can recognize a malfunction or safety hazard before it causes serious damage or an accident. The purpose is to teach the student to perform routine service functions and simple maintenance tasks and to recognize when the vehicle needs repair.

PART V – Instructor – Class Interaction

This part provides instruction in which students do not have direct hands on experience. The purpose is to teach the student those behaviors that protect the safety of their vehicle, cargo, and other motorists.

Course Overview

CLASS A COMMERCIAL DRIVERS – 4 WEEK ENTRY LEVEL COURSE INFORMATION


OBJECTIVE: This course is for those students with little or no prior knowledge or experience in truck driving. The objective of this course is to obtain basic knowledge and skills necessary to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License and to secure an entry- level position in the over-the-road or local trucking industry.

PART I – Vehicle Familiarization
This part covers the interaction between the student and the tractor. It is intended to teach the student to control the motion of the tractor and ensure it is in proper operating condition.

PART II – Safe Operation Procedures
This part covers the interaction between the student and the tractor-trailer in a highway traffic environment. It is intended to teach the student to apply the basic control skills in a way that insures the student’s awareness and ability to enhance his/her safety and that of others on the road.

PART III – Defensive Operating Procedures
This part covers the advanced skills needed to deal with the hazards of the road and a wide range of traffic situations. The purpose is to develop the ability needed to recognize an impending hazard, as well as the skills needed to handle the vehicle in an emergency.

PART IV – Preventive Maintenance and Servicing

This part deals with the manner in which various components of the vehicle work so that students can recognize a malfunction or safety hazard before it causes serious damage or an accident. The purpose is to teach the student to perform routine service functions and simple maintenance tasks and to recognize when the vehicle needs repair.

PART V – Instructor – Class Interaction

This part provides instruction in which students do not have direct hands on experience. The purpose is to teach the student those behaviors that protect the safety of their vehicle, cargo, and other motorists.

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