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Transportation & Heavy Equipment

In our increasingly interconnected world, transportation careers continue to grow. These jobs typically require an ability to work with hands-on, physical objects and also pay attention to details. Vehicle and operator safety is a high priority, as well as performing work quickly and efficiently. Wages in this sector can exceed $30/hour but vary considerably with the level of skill required and responsibility of the job.

Types of Classes Offered

  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Forklift Certification
  • Heavy Equipment Training
  • Aviation and Aerospace Technology

Our Training Centers with Programs and Certifications in Transportation & Heavy Equipment:

Heavy Truck Driver: $21.18 (2020)
Forklift Operator: $17.73 (2020)
Heavy Equipment Operator: $19.66 (2020)
Aircraft Mechanic A&P: $30.15 (2020)

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Upcoming Classes

Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Mechanic Certification

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: August 1, 2024
End Date: June 15, 2025
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8am-5pm

Explore a thrilling career in aviation by joining our two-year program designed for those with a passion for hands-on work and complex problem-solving. The aviation industry is experiencing an unprecedented …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Burlington Technical Center
Training Type: in-person

CDL (Vermont Commercial Driver’s License) HazMat: Entry-Level Driver Training for Hazardous Materials

Type of Class: online
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,

Add the HazMat endorsement to your CDL with this course!  This CDL hazmat test course is designed for commercial motor vehicle drivers seeking a hazardous materials (H) endorsement to their …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: North Country Career Center
Training Type: online

CDL Class B (Vermont Commercial Driver’s License)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 18, 2024
End Date: June 7, 2024
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday,
Time:  6-7:30AM, additional driving time scheduled with instructor required

The Commercial Driver’s License Class B program is your first step toward a career driving commercial vehicles. This primarily includes straight trucks though at the conclusion of the course students …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Southwest Tech
Training Type: in-person

CDLA-01: COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE (A ENDORSEMENT)

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Stafford Driver Training School is a member of the National Association of Publicly-Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) operated through the Adult and Continuing Education program at Stafford Technical Center …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Stafford Technical Center
Training Type: in-person

CDLB-02: COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE (B ENDORSEMENT)

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Saturday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Stafford Driver Training School is a member of the National Association of Publicly-Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) operated through the Adult and Continuing Education program at Stafford Technical Center …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: Stafford Technical Center
Training Type: in-person

COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE (CDL-A)

Type of Class: in-person
Class Days: Varies,

Schedule: Varies Tuition: $6000 Course Description This course is designed for the beginner and includes all phases of CDL training, on the road and in the classroom. Class A training runs for …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education
Training Type: in-person

Ystera Air Ground School

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Varies,
Time:  Varies

  Through our collaboration with Ystera Air, SJA Adult Education is able to bring Ground School to you! Ystera Air writes, “Ground School at Ystera Air is the bedrock of …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education
Training Type: in-person