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Truck Driving: Getting on the Road to Your Future . . .

College of the Redwoods’ Truck Driver Training Program teaches background information, break-in skills, and offers behind-the-wheel training preparation for most trucking jobs. This intensive six-week course has 45 hours of lecture and 45 hours of “behind-the-wheel” instruction. Each student receives 45 additional hours of observation time in the truck.

Truck imageSubjects include:

  • Gauges and instruments
  • Pre-trip inspection and safety
  • Proper shifting techniques
  • Brake systems and adjustments
  • Paperwork
  • How to seek employment


Upon completion of the course, the instructor will schedule the student’s DMV road test. If students pass the road test, they will recieve their Class A liscense.



All prospective students must attend one evening informational meeting as a prerequisite for the program.

Informational meeting for next class:

  • March 23rd, 2015 6:00PM-8:30PM Informational Meeting
  • March 25th, 2015 6:00PM-8:30PM Informational Meeting
  • April 6th, 2015      6:00PM-8:30PM Informational Meeting 

     (Interested students must attend one informational meeting)

Required Pre-Class Meetings

April 13th, 20th and 27th, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Registered students are required to attend.


Truck Driving Training Program (038530)

Dates:                     May 4th - June 12th, 2015
Days:                      Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Time:                      6:00 PM - 8:30PM
Fee:                        $4,295.00

Class Limit:             8
Instructor:               CE Staff
Location:                Community Education 525 D Street Eureka, CA

Truck Driving Refresher Course

Call (707) 476-4500 for more information and scheduling

10 hours           $1,095

  5 hours           $695


Contact College of the Redwoods

Community & Economic Development

525 D Street

Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: 707.476.4500 Fax: 707.443.3417


Website: www.redwoods.edu