Truck Driving

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There’s a strong demand for professional truck drivers and FVTC will prepare you for an exciting career on the road. Receive the training you need to get a Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) or Class B CDL. A Class A CDL is needed to operate a large combination vehicle that has a trailer. A Class B CDL is needed to drive a single commercial type vehicle like a bus, dump truck, milk truck or garbage truck.

Programs

  • CDL Straight Truck (C)

    5 Credits Locations: Appleton, Clintonville, Wautoma

    There's a high demand for professional truck drivers, and this program will help you earn your Class B commercial driver's license. You'll learn to operate various types of vehicles such as van body, stake body and dump body delivery trucks. As a professional truck driver, you are responsible for the safe, efficient delivery of goods between locations. You'll have lots of time behind the wheel learning how to maneuver trucks into tight parking spaces, through narrow alleys and up to loading platforms. You'll develop backing and driving skills through classroom, lab, range and roadway experiences. Communications with fellow drivers, dispatchers, shippers, mechanics and law enforcement personnel will also be covered. In addition, you'll learn how to complete the necessary paperwork and appropriate inspections. You'll get the skills, knowledge and certifications you need to hit the road with your Class B commercial driver's license (CDL) in your new career.

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  • Truck Driving (TD)

    9 Credits Locations: Appleton, Clintonville, Wautoma

    There is a strong demand for professional truck drivers, and this program can help you prepare for an exciting career on the road. As a professional truck driver, you are responsible for the safe, efficient delivery of goods between locations. You'll have lots of time behind the wheel learning how to maneuver trucks into tight parking spaces, through narrow alleys and up to loading platforms. You'll develop backing and driving skills through classroom, lab, range and roadway experiences. You'll also cover communications with fellow drivers, dispatchers, shippers, mechanics and law enforcement personnel. In addition, you'll learn how to complete the necessary paperwork and appropriate inspections. You'll have the skills, knowledge and certifications you need to earn your Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) and start your career.

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Types of Offerings

AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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News

Truck Drivers Adjust...

Truck Drivers Adjust...

Rob Behnke, director of the FVTC Truck Driving program, recently joined WFRV to talk about how truck drivers need to adapt when roads become...

Wheel Warriors

Wheel Warriors

Driver trainers from FVTC's Truck Driving department help out at local distribution centers dropping off and picking up goods for those...

Big Hearts Behind the...

Big Hearts Behind the...

Transportation department delivers 40,000 diapers from a local warehouse to aid families in need through the United Way Diaper Bank...

Wautoma Mom Finds...

Wautoma Mom Finds...

Stara Gleash found a new beginning thanks to FVTC’s expanded programming in the Wautoma region.

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