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Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving Certificate of Achievement (CA)

About the Program

The Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving Certificate of Achievement can provide the skills necessary for an apprentice to qualify as trained entry-level truck drivers, as well as for career advancement. The Reddaway Truck Driving is a 7-week apprenticeship program that trains employees using classroom instruction, range and road driving, and practical application of skills used in the operation of a tractor/trailer. Students completing the program will have a hazmat endorsement and be eligible to sit for the Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Students will also receive training in the Smith Safety System by certified instructors and forklift operation.

Career Opportunities

Truck driver.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify defensive driving strategies and skills for avoiding collisions in limited/reduced visibility, traction, and space conditions.
  • Perform a proper pre-trip, in-route and post trip inspection of a truck/tractor and trailer.
  • Demonstrate the safe and proper way to enter and exit the cab of a commercial vehicle.
  • Back a tractor and trailer with reasonable proficiency.

Required Core: (9.5 Units)

Course Number Course Title Units
APRT 51 Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving Academy 9
APRT 52 Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving Test Preparation .5

Total Units: 9.5