With almost all types of commodities being delivered around the country by trucks today it may just be the right time for you to study at the SAGE truck driving school. The school offers one of the best courses in the country and they have been doing so for more than 20 years now. A lot of their graduates have become successful truck drivers in various companies which is a testimony to the quality of education that they can provide.
The school offers three different courses for those who are interested to learn everything about truck driving. They have the Comprehensive Tractor-Trailer Driver Basic course which provides a 150-hour classroom and practical training; the Commercial Drivers License Essentials which will give you only the necessary skills and training for tractor-trailers up to medium-size trucks; the Tractor-Trailer Driver Advanced which has 80 hours of instruction, 30 of which is spent in actual driving; and the Tractor-Trailer Driver Refresher which is made for those who want to pass the examinations for a CDL. The school also offers an internship program which consists of 150 paid hours of driving behind the wheel.
As for the tuition fees, the school’s courses can be paid by loans, financial assistance from the government such as those of the workforce training funds and grants, through the employer tuition reimbursement, and the trucking employer-paid plans. The cost of the training starts at $4,000 and can be higher depending on the location of the school.
The training is conducted at the school and consists of classroom instruction, hands-on practical training, and observation time. There are also tutorial services upon the request of the student. There are no other financial aids given to students aside from those which are granted by the state. The training is aimed at providing the basic knowledge and skills in handling a truck and to provide a person with an entry-level qualification as a truck driver in trucking companies. The school also offers job placement assistance to their students.
The school has branches in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New York, North and South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
SAGE at Mohave Community College
1971 Jagerson Ave, #200
Kingman, AZ 86401
SAGE at Indian River State College
3209 Virginia Ave, MS -C210
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
1-866-832-7243 (serving South Florida)
SAGE at Ivy Tech Community College – Indianapolis
7238 Western Select Drive
SAGE at Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Floyd Ave.
Academic Bldg., Room 201
SAGE at Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop
Spindale, NC 28160
1-828-286-3636 Ext. 221