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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

CDL A – Vermont Commercial Driver’s License Class A

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 13, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Earn your CDL and start your new career. $5600 – Class A (Tuition includes first time permit, endorsement, and road testing fees, drug testing, physical, textbooks, and instruction.) To qualify …

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

CDL Course Summer 2023

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 11, 2023
End Date: August 18, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    River Bend Career and Technical Center with Giroux General Transport, Inc Summer 2023 CDL Training Dates:  July 10, 2023-August 18, 2023 Time: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. M-F Location:  River Bend …

Career Field: Transportation & Heavy Equipment
Training Center: River Bend Career and Technical Center

CDL 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

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

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

Commercial Driver’s License-Class B

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: March 13, 2023
End Date: June 2, 2023
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

General Automotive Mechanics

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 27, 2023
End Date: March 30, 2023
Class Days: Thursday,
Time:  5:45pm - 8:45pm

Learn to diagnose and repair a wide variety of automotive issues. Students will have the opportunity to practice their developing skills on their own vehicles when appropriate. Specific topics covered …

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