Looking for a New Career? Trucking Driver School Might Be for You

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In the wake of COVID-19 and everything else that happened in 2020, many people are either out of work or thinking about changing careers.  What could be better than moving into a field which is desperately short on workers, and employment is basically guaranteed as long as you can do the job?  That’s exactly the situation with truck driving, and any other field requiring a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Across North America, shipping companies are struggling to find enough truck drivers, as are similar groups such as bus driving companies.  If you went to a trucking driver school, you could earn your certification and then take your AZ or DZ license from Drivetest very quickly – and an open door into a new career that will be glad to have you!

What You Should Know About Attending a Trucking Driver School

If you want to become a truck driver, with a CDL, by far your best route is to attend a trucking driving school.  These schools don’t typically advertise themselves, but you’ll likely one in every major city.  Without attending a driving school, you’re not going to be able to get the hours and experience necessary to get a commercial driver’s license.

These schools will teach you everything you need to know about operating large trucks.  Some also provide programs teaching other heavy machinery as well, such as forklifts and other construction vehicles – which could give you even more job opportunities.  These schools aren’t exactly cheap to attend, but prices are still reasonable.  Maintaining the facilities and vehicles needed for training costs real money.

When you’re looking for a trucking driver school, the most important thing to focus on are those facilities.  Ideally, you want a driving school that’s on the edge of town, with areas set up so you can practice in real-world conditions.  An inner-city school may not give you as much hands-on training as you need.

Also, some trucking companies may even be willing to pay for your training. If you’re interested in the field, it’s worth calling around to see if any of the shipping firms in your area will provide tuition assistance or repayment options.

All in all, there are few better fields to move into right now.  It’s wide open for anyone who wants to change careers.

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5th Wheel Training Institute is one of Canada’s premier truck driving schools!  Click here to contact our team and to learn more about our programs and training.

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