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Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE USER EXPERIENCES
CDL Training - Truck Driving Watch our video
The Transportation Industry is growing and there is a high demand for well-trained drivers. This eight-week course utilizes state-of-the-art simulator training, classroom instruction, range and road driving, and practical application of skills used in the operation of a tractor-trailer.
The truck driving course prepares students to complete the written exams and the driving exam necessary to receive a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with all endorsements. The course meets all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration guidelines. Students who successfully complete the entire course will receive a class "A" Commercial Driver License, a certificate of completion and be qualified to secure an entry-level job as a Commercial Motor Vehicle driver. To obtain a Certificate of Completion the student must pass all Texas Department of Public Safety requirements for a Class A Commercial Driver License issued by the State of Texas and miss no more than 2 days of class. 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.
Accelerated 8-week option available -- 336 hours -- 16 hours college credit -- $4,908.00
Kritser Diesel A.A.S. -DEMR.TRANS.AAS - Diesel Transportation Technician
See complete two-year program HERE
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The Commercial Driver License Program is also available through Continuing Education. Visit here for more information.
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operator
Diesel Mechanics Technology
Average pay for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers is $66,000 per year. That is about $5,500 per month, or $34.00 per hour. New workers generally start around $41,000, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as $80,000 - $100,000.
This career has increased over the last 2 years, and is expected to grow by 8% over the next 10 years.
Amarillo College Truck Driving Academy
East Campus Logistics Training Center
1310 F Avenue, Amarillo, TX 79111
Tel: (806) 335-4370
Amarillo College Washington Street Campus
2201 S. Washington St
Tel: (806) 371-5000
Moore County Campus Career and Technical Center
115 Success Blvd.
Tel: ( 806) 379-2726
McDougal Hinson Memorial Campus
1115 West 15th Street, Hereford, TX 79045
Tel: (806) 379-2700