Become Part of an Essential Industry.
The commercial truck driving industry is not only vital to a thriving economy, it is a vital part of our everyday lives. J-Tech Institute’s 4- or 8-week Commercial Truck Driving and CDL Program is helping students acquire the skills necessary to prepare for the Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Examination and to launch successful careers as commercial truck drivers.
The United States of America is a big place. It’s no wonder that it takes a dedicated network to move goods and materials from one end to the other. This network is so huge in fact that it employs over 2 million truck drivers nationwide.* Are you ready to join this essential network?
The Commercial Trucking Driving Program provides a 170-hour training program that is aligned with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Entry Level Driver Training Regulation (ELDT) and the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability program (CSA). Students will learn the key fundamentals of the CSA initiative that include the (7) Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs): unsafe driving, fatigued driving, driver fitness, controlled substances and alcohol, vehicle maintenance, cargo related issues, and crash intervention while completing their training as an entry-level commercial truck driver.
All graduates will have developed the basic skills necessary to pass the Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License Examination and enter the truck driving profession. For the convenience of our students, the
J-Tech Commercial Truck Driving Program will offer third-party CDL testing on-site to all qualified graduates who hold a Florida Driver’s License so that students will not have to travel to an offsite location in unfamiliar surroundings. Students will be exposed to various recruiters during their training and will receive assistance with job placement. Students are encouraged throughout the training program to complete employment applications and to identify their future employer prior to graduation. Graduates should arrange to attend orientation with their new employer immediately upon passing the third-party CDL test.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/transportation-and-material-moving/heavy-and-tractor-trailer-truck-drivers.htm
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As a student in the Commercial Truck Driving Program, you’ll be learning from instructors with years of industry experience and knowledge on the most commonly used truck models in the industry. The 170-hour program covers comprehensive instruction in backing techniques, vehicle inspections, basic control skills, how to navigate adverse weather conditions, defensive driving in urban and rural settings, lose prevention, navigation techniques, as well as trip planning and map reading.
You’ll be trained in the core fundamentals of the FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) initiative, covering the 7 Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories (BASICS), which include: unsafe driving, crash indicator, hours of service compliance, vehicle maintenance, controlled substances/alcohol, hazardous materials compliance, and driver fitness. J-Tech is committed to your success and to enhancing and promoting safety in the commercial truck driving industry.
At J-Tech, we believe that, in order to help our students succeed, we must maintain an understanding of what industry employers are seeking in job candidates. That’s why we maintain an open and consistent line of communication with industry professionals and employers, while staying up to date on industry trends and regulations. Our goal is to provide the kind of training that results in graduates who are highly safety-conscious and possess the knowledge, skills, and accountability employers are looking for. It’s a team effort at J-Tech. Come join our team and see what we have to offer for your future!
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