(100 Hrs) Straight Truck / Bus Training Program

STRAIGHT TRUCK / BUS TRAINING PROGRAM (100 CLOCK HOURS)

  • COUNTY TRAINING GRANTS (WIOA, BVR, BWC, TAA)
  • PAYMENT PLAN

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION   

Classroom instruction introduces students to the trucking industry; its regulations, laws, taxes, and standards. It covers a wide range of subjects to strengthen the student’s knowledge in truck driving techniques, maneuvers, and safety awareness.

YARD & ROAD INSTRUCTION     

Yard instruction consists of teaching students how to properly maintain their equipment, couple and uncouple tractor-trailer combination units, perform vehicle inspections, and practice various backing maneuvers to advance the student’s skill level. Road instruction introduces the students to various traffic situations and roadway systems to develop safe driving techniques. Students apply speed and space management, visual search, communication, shifting techniques, double clutching, progressive shifting, and defensive driving techniques to safely operate a tractor-trailer.

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 100 HRS

TOTAL PROGRAM COST: $4,695

GLTDS DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY CREDIT, DEBIT, CHECK, MONEY ORDER, ETC.

Effective February 1, 2022, anyone making payments with a credit or debit card will be charged a 3% card processing fee.

SCHEDULE

Full-time Schedule – 2.5 Weeks; Scheduled Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM;

Start DateExpected Graduation DateHolidays
01/02/202401/19/2024Martin Luther King Day (1/15/24)
01/22/202401/07/2024
02/12/202402/28/2024
03/04/202403/21/2024Instructor In-Service Day (3/18/24)
03/25/202404/10/2024
04/15/202405/01/2024
05/06/202405/22/2024
05/28/202406/13/2024
06/17/202407/03/2024
07/29/202408/15/2024Instructor In-Service Day (8/02/24)
09/09/202409/25/2024
09/30/202410/17/2024Indigenous People’s Day (10/14/24)
10/21/202411/06/2024
11/11/202411/27/2024
Closed Christmas 12/23/24 – 12/27/24 & New Year’s Day 1/01/25

*Expected Graduation Date is the student’s graduation date if perfect attendance is maintained and there are no other school closures or delays.

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