Professional Truck Driving

Perry Tech’s 5-week Professional Truck Driving program will prepare you with the knowledge of powertrain, primary vehicle controls, air brakes, steering, suspension, axles, vehicle instruments, warning devices, trailer coupling methods, and trailer usage in order to begin a career in the commercial driving industry. As a trained professional, your preventive maintenance knowledge including how to identify potential problems will help you stay ahead of the curve.

This hands-on career could take you to new, exciting places and it allows you to network and meet new people. In a short 5-weeks you can be on your way to earning a competitive salary that may offer a great deal of upward mobility.

The program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for obtaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and prepares you for additional endorsement exams. Please note, candidates must be 21+ years of age to enroll in this program.

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We want to make sure the program you choose is perfect for you. If you're interested in the Professional Truck Driving program, you may also be interested in Agricultural & Diesel Equipment Technology.

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5-Week Program

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  • Pre-trip inspections
  • Shifting/operating transmissions
  • Backing and docking
  • Coupling/uncoupling
  • Visual search
  • Speed and space management
  • Extreme driving conditions
  • Maintenance
  • Cargo handling
  • Hours of service
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