The Northwest College of Construction has teamed up with Elite Truck School to provide this training. Elite is a Licensed Private Career School in the state of Oregon and Certified Approved Facility with the Washington Department of Licensing.This course is 160 hours of training over a four-week period, which is designed to prepare individual s as professional truck drivers. During this course, students will learn all Department of Transportation, and Federal Motor Carrie rules and regulations as they pertain to a professional driver. They will also learn all the necessary functions as it relates to the safe operation of a tractor/trailer combination. This will include actual driving as well as all accident procedures. Along with this, the course also teaches driving techniques such as defensive driving, and driving in inclement weather. At the end of training a licensed third-party tester provides successful completers documentation that may be exchanged in Oregon or Washington, depending on students’ place of residence, for a Class A Commercial Drivers License. Note: Contractors sending employees in for this training, to be utilized on company equipment, are strongly encouraged to verify employees’ insurability on company equipment.
*Lab Fee includes DMV Fees (incl. CDL permit, road skills test, written endorsement tests, and final CDL issuance), DOT Physical Exam, Drug Screen, and Federal background check. Fees are subject to change without notice, based on DMV rates. Any required re-testing will be an additional expense owed by the student.
Call (503) 256-7300 for information on upcoming classes.