Straight Truck / Bus Training Program (100 Hrs)

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

TUITION: $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
02/06/202302/22/2023
02/27/202303/15/2023
03/20/202304/05/2023
04/10/202304/26/2023
05/01/202305/17/2023
05/22/202306/09/2023Memorial Day (5/29)
06/12/202306/28/2023
07/24/202308/09/2023
08/14/202308/30/2023
09/05/202309/21/2023Labor Day (9/4)
9/25/202310/11/2023
10/16/202311/01/2023
11/06/202311/22/2023
11/27/202312/13/2023Thanksgiving (11/24 & 25)
Closed Christmas through New Year’s Day

*Expected Graduation Date is the student’s graduation date if perfect attendance is maintained.