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Florida State College at Jacksonville's Career Tech Programs
Length of Program: 8 weeks Total Cost: $2,500
In comparison to programs in and around the Jacksonville area, the total cost of the Truck Driving program is a fraction of the cost of other for-profit institutions.
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Adjust the mirrors and take hold of the wheel, an exciting new career is right around the corner. In just eight short weeks, you could be in the cab of a powerful big rig, traveling through our beautiful country and getting well paid for it. With our comprehensive Truck Driving training, you’ll learn more than how to pass the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. You’ll be prepared for immediate employment as a professional driver. At Florida State College at Jacksonville, you’ll get more training and pay thousands less than at the for-profit schools.
Begin in the classroom learning safety procedures, truck maintenance and state and federal regulations at our Cecil Center. Use a state-of-the-art truck simulator to learn driving basics. Then move to hands-on instruction from the pros as you take to the road. You’ll receive at least 800 miles of actual driving experience in various road and weather conditions so you’re ready for any situation. Employers appreciate this thorough training because it saves them training time and money and makes you more likely to get hired quickly. Whether you’re thinking of changing careers or just starting out, the power to change your future is in your hands. Start today!
What You'll Learn:
- Florida Class A Commercial Driver’s License Rules
- Tractor-Trailer Operations
- Air Brakes
- Combination Vehicles
- Vehicle Design, Inspection and Preventive Maintenance
- DOT Inspections
- Driving in Adverse Conditions
- Backing, Parking and Docking
- Shifting Techniques