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Community and Economic Development



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 meetings for next class:

  • Tuesday, June 23rd 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 25th 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

This is an opportunity to receive an application and information packet for the program. Instructors will give a summary of what to expect from the program. Hear about financing plans and possible funding resources for students who are eligible.

Please call 476-4503 for more information.


Required Pre-Class Meetings

  • Monday, July 27th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
  • Monday, August 3rd 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Registered students are required to attend.

Truck Driving Training Program (038843)

Program start date will be August 10th. Classes will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm plus additional time will be arranged for driving and truck time.

Cost: $4,295
Additional fees may be paid by the student to DMV and for medical screens


Truck Driving Refresher Course (038845)

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

10 hours           $1,095 (038847)

  5 hours           $695   (038846)




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