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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  
Memorial Day May 28th  
Independence Day July 4th  
Labor Day September 3rd  
Veterans Day November 11th  
Thanksgiving Day November 23rd& 24th for 2017  
Christmas Eve & Day December 24th & 25th  


Remaining CDL A Course Dates for 2017

     
     
December 4th thru January 3rd

CDL A Course Dates for 2018

January 3rd thru January 30th
January 29th thru February 23rd
February 26th thru March 23rd
March 26th thru April 20th
April 23rd thru May 18th
May 21st thru June 15th
June 18th thru July 13th
July 16th thru August 10th
August 13th thru September 7th
September 10th thru October 5th
October 8th thru November 2nd
November 5th thru November 30th
December 3rd thru January 4th

 

If you have any questions and would like us to contact you, please fill out the Pre-Registration below.  

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SKAGIT CITY TRUCKING SCHOOL
2418 Old Hwy 99 South
Mt Vernon, WA. 98273

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