Professional Truck Driving

Perry Tech’s 5-week Professional Truck Driving program begins with in-classroom preparations for the Department of Licensing knowledge tests, then moves into visual inspections, backing maneuvers, on-road driving, manual transmission shifting and double clutching in order to train you to begin a career in the commercial driving industry.

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.

Students attending the Professional Truck Driving program are eligible to apply for scholarship support. For more information contact, or 509-453-0374.

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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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