EMPLOYMENT SKILLS COURSES - THEORY
The commercial transportation industry in BC is regularly seeing a growing need for safe & qualified drivers. Employers are not only looking for commercial drivers with the right qualifications but ones with the experience to back it up as well.
Our theory based courses are designed to equip students with knowledge and experience that could otherwise take years to obtain. The transportation industry is complex and employers are looking for qualified drivers who have the know-how. We've designed our courses to exceed industry standards, making our graduates a cut above the rest.
The theory courses that we provide have been developed with the employer in mind, targeting the needs and preferences of local employers who are looking for students who have invested in themselves with additional training and knowledge. These courses will add to your current qualifications, making your resume stand out amongst other applicants!
Take advantage of our theory-based and practical employment skills courses to gain added confidence in your technical abilities. If you’re just beginning your professional transportation career, consider taking our all-inclusive Class 1 Complete Program for the most rewarding learning experience that helps our students accelerate their careers forward.
Each experience building course is $130/session.
An action packed course portraying a day in the life of a professional driver including topics such as: loading procedures, proper weight distribution, security devices, truck routes and weigh scale procedures - 4 hours.
NATIONAL SAFETY CODE (NSC/LOG BOOKS/ELD)
This course provides students with an understanding of the hours of service regulations to help you perform your job safely and minimize violations. Regulations and use of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) will be discussed. - 4 hours.
TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS
A necessity for individuals considering hauling dangerous goods, as drivers must be aware of the necessary safety requirements regarding packing, loading, unloading, emergency response, and transporting of dangerous goods including displaying the proper placards on the vehicle - 4 hours.
DEFENSIVE DRIVING FOR THE PROFESSIONAL DRIVER
This course is loaded with strategies to improve observational skills, avoid collisions, enhance driver and vehicle preparedness and update you on the most current rules and regulations - 4 hours.
SMART DRIVER FOR HIGHWAY TRUCKING
DRIVING YOUR CAREER FORWARD
Professional truck drivers are in demand. Learn to professionally apply for employment in the trucking industry and what to expect in terms of wages, interviews, and pre-hire evaluations from a driver recruiter from a major transport company - 4 hours.
*ICBC fees are not included in our Truck Training pricing
**All manuals and handouts are included with tuition