The transportation Industry is growing and there is a high demand for well-trained drivers. You can be one of them. This eight week course utilizes classroom instruction, range and road driving, and practical application of skills used in the operation of a tractor-trailer.
Night class -- June 18 - September 10; 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday
Day class -- June 25 - August 6; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
|August 20 - October 10||August 20 - October 10||August 20 - October 10||8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday|
August 20 - December 12
|5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Monday through Friday|
|October 22 - December 12||October 22 - December 12||October 22 - December 12||8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday|
Students who successfully complete the entire course will receive a class "A" Commercial Driver License (CDL), a certificate of completion, and be qualified to secure an entry-level job as a Commercial Motor Vehicle driver. Amarillo College is not an employment agency, nor do we guarantee the Texas Department of Public Safety will issue a license. Students will have ample training, opportunity and assistance to talk with visiting recruiters, apply for employment, and pass the DPS written and skills tests with an Amarillo College vehicle.
For additional information please call 806-335-4370.
|July 10-12||July 17-19||July 17-19|
|August 21-23||August 28-30||August 28-30|
|September 11-13||September 18-20||September 18-20|
|October 9-11||October 16-18||October 16-18|
Employment for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. As the economy grows, the demand for goods will increase, and more truck drivers will be needed to keep supply chains moving.
Amarillo College Washington Street Campus
2201 S Washington St.
Tel: (806) 371-5000
Amarillo College Truck Driving Academy
East Campus Logistics Training Center
1310 F Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79111
Tel: (806) 335-4370
Moore County Campus Career and Technical Center
115 Success Blvd.
McDougal Hinkson Memorial Campus
1115 West 15th Street, Hereford, TX 79045
Tel: (806) 379-2700
1. Occupational Outlook Handbook, United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 11/27/2013 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Transportation-and-Material-Moving/Heavy-and-tractor-trailer-truck-drivers.htm)