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Trucking School

Welcome to Skagit City Trucking School, a professional Class A, B and C CDL Truck Driver Training Program. You can be assured you have made the right choice by attending Skagit City Trucking School. We pride ourselves in the quality of our training program and the professionalism of our staff. By attending our school you will learn from instructors who have been involved in the trucking industry as drivers, owner operators, safety directors, terminal managers and contractors. Our school staff consists of experienced, seasoned personnel who have been involved in the trucking industry for a combined total of almost 100 years!

We are proud of an excellent safety record due to our professional drivers who participate in our company’s safety culture. At Skagit City Trucking School you can know we have what it takes to get you started in a successful career in the trucking and transportation industry.

Skagit City Trucking School is a state licensed vocational school governed by the Workforce Training Education Coordinating Board (WTECB). We are also affiliated with: Northwest Development Council (Worksource), Dept. of Labor and Industries(L&I), Dept. of Veterans Administration(VA), Dept. of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) – farm workers, and Fedex.

At Skagit City Trucking School there are no “Hidden Fees.” We encourage you to come and check out our campus!

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FOR ALL VETERANS:

On April 27, 2012 the President signed Executive Order 13607 – Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members.

Companies are strongly encouraged to commit to the Principles of Excellence, thus publicly recognizing the importance of transparency and providing students with appropriate information.

Skagit City Trucking School, LLC has whole-heartedly agreed to comply with the Executive Order’s Principles of Excellence.

Class A CDL Outline

Class B and C CDL Outline

Driver Shortage

Currently in the U.S. there are 3.4 million truck drivers employed in the industry. A large percentage of these drivers are expected to retire. An aging workforce, has many trucking companies unable to use trucks or add capacity at a time when freight volumes are steadily growing. According to the Department of Labor, currently the long-haul, heavy-duty truck transportation industry in the United States is experiencing a national shortage of 20,000 truck drivers.

219,000 new truck drivers must be found over the next ten years to replace drivers who are currently 55 years and older. Companies are looking for qualified drivers to fill these positions.

Specific Program Objective

By providing thorough awareness of the knowledge and skills required for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle, students will become professional truck drivers.

Primary Occupation for Students Completing Program

This program will prepare successful graduates for a primary occupation as an entry level truck driver for local or over the road driving positions. However, the occupation of the student may vary depending on experience, education, and career advancement within the company.

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Student Admissions Requirements

  • Applicant must be 18 years old.
  • Applicant must be 21 years old if interested in interstate driving positions.
  • All program applicants must be able to read, write and speak, the English language, understand highway traffic signs and signals, converse with the general public, respond to official inquiries, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records as required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Must be drug free and agree to drug testing requirements.
  • Pass a Department of Transportation Medical Exam before starting the program.
  • Have a valid driver’s license at the time of enrollment.

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Observed Holidays:

New Years Day January 1st & 2nd (Sunday & Monday)
Memorial Day May 29th (Monday)
Independence Day July 4th (Tuesday)
Labor Day September 4th (Monday)
Veterans Day November 11th (Saturday)
Thanksgiving Day November 23rd& 24th (Thursday & Friday)
Christmas Eve & Day December 24th & 25th (Sunday & Monday)


CDL A Course Dates for 2017

January 3rd thru January 30th
January 30th thru February 24th
February 27th thru March 24th
March 27th thru April 21st
April 24th thru May 19th
May 22nd thru June 19th
June 19th thru July 17th
July 17th thru August 11th
August 14th thru September 11th
September 11th thru October 6th
October 9th thru November 3rd
November 6th thru December 6th
December 4th thru January 3rd