Learn the skills necessary to gain a Class A Commercial driver’s license to operate a semi over the road in this six-week course.
Individuals with a criminal record may not be eligible for employment in some settings.
You will earn a Certificate of Continued Learning upon successful completion of the course.
Students are trained in conventional tractor-trailer combination units with ten and thirteen speed transmissions. The number of students is limited to eight per class.
You must be 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Students are also cautioned that the physical requirements for a Class A Commercial Driver License (required for truck-tractor operators) must be consistent with the standards of the United States Department of Transportation. The required drug/alcohol testing includes pre-admittance, random, post accident, and reasonable suspicion testing.
The professional truck driving field ranks among the top professions in the number of job openings each year. The American Trucking Association (ATA) estimates a truck driver shortage to surge to 239,000 by the year 2022. Job opportunities are expected to grow by 15.9% in Nebraska by 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014, the average salary for truck drivers in Nebraska is $41,700 per year.
Northeast Community College, 801 East Benjamin Ave, Norfolk,
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