Welder, Truck Driver, Bus Driver Training Programs

To learn more about our Truck Driver Training, Bus Driver Training, CDL Refresher Courses, or Welder Training programs, click on any of the links below.


Welder Training Programs

We currently offer 2 welder training programs.
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The Welding Technology course is offered at the Visalia & Fresno campuses, and open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in the welding industry.

Training covers practical skills in Oxy-Acetylene cutting and brazing, SMAW (Arc), GMAW (MIG), and FCAW (Flux Core) in ferrous metals, along with Safety Practices, Blue Print Reading, Job Related Math Skills, as well as other welder trade practices and processes.

This course prepares students to obtain American Welding Society (AWS) welder performance certifications.

This course is 480 Clock Hours (24 week) in length.

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The Advanced Welding Technology course is offered at the Visalia & Fresno campuses, and open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in the welding industry.

Training covers practical skills in Oxy-Acetylene cutting and brazing, SMAW (Arc), GMAW (MIG), and FCAW (Flux Core) in ferrous and non ferrous metals, including purge welding of sanitary pipe. Students will also learn Shop & Site Safety Practices, Blue Print Reading, Principles of Metallurgy, and other welder trade practices and processes.

This course is prepares students to obtain American Welding Society (AWS) welder performance certifications.

This course is 760 Clock Hours (38 week) in length.

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Class A Truck Driver Training Programs

We currently offer 3 Class A truck driver training programs.
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The PTD course is offered at the Visalia, Fresno & Merced campuses, and is open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in the truck driving industry.

Training covers all areas of truck driving, including DMV Permit Preparation, Basic Operations, and Safe Operating Procedures. We will also cover vehicle maintenance, emergency maneuvers and the execution of all behind-the-wheel DMV-required skills.

This course prepares students to take their written permit exam in order to receive a Class A CDL.

This course is 160 Clock Hours (4 week) in length.

Click here for more information on our Professional Truck Driver program.
The APTD course is offered at the Visalia, Fresno & Merced campuses, and is open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in the truck driving industry.

Training covers all areas of truck driving, including DMV Permit Preparation, Basic Operations, and Safe Operating Procedures. We will also cover vehicle maintenance, emergency maneuvers and the execution of all behind-the-wheel DMV-required skills with additional program hours in the skills and behind-the-wheel areas for individuals that would like more time to fine tune their skills and DMV preparation.

This course prepares students to take their written permit exam in order to receive a Class A CD.

This course is 240 Clock Hours (6 weeks) in length.

Click here for more information on our Advanced Professional Truck Driver program.
The AG Transportation course is offered at the Visalia, Fresno & Merced campuses, and is open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in the truck driving industry.

This course provides advanced level training on procedures found in both the truck driving and agriculture industries. Training covers all areas of truck driving, including DMV Permit Preparation, Basic Operations, and Safe Operating Procedures. Students also receive additional instruction in how to transport agriculture products such as milk, equipment, produce and other agriculture commodities.

This course prepares students to take their written permit exam in order to receive a Class A CDL with Endorsements, with an additional emphasis in the area of agriculture.

This course is 600 Clock Hours (20 weeks) in length.

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Class B Bus Driver Training Programs

 We currently offer 2 Class B bus driver training programs.
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The SBD course is offered at the Visalia & Fresno campuses, and is open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in bus driving.

Training covers topics in Basic Operations, Safe Operating Practices, Vehicle Maintenance, and non-vehicle activities such as Passenger Loading & Unloading, Emergency Procedures, and Special Needs Passengers.

This course prepares students to obtain a Class B Bus CDL with school bus certification and endorsements.

This course is 160 Clock Hours (8 weeks) in length.

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The CBD course is offered at the Visalia & Fresno campuses, and is open to students with no prior knowledge or experience in bus driving.

Training covers topics in Basic Operations, Safe Operating Practices, Vehicle Maintenance, and other activities such as Railroad Crossings, Speed and Space Management, Documentation Regulations, Accident Procedures, and Extreme Conditions.

This course prepares students to obtain a Class B Bus CDL with endorsements, including Passenger and Air brakes.

This course is 80 Clock Hours (4 weeks) in length.

Click here to learn more about our Commercial Bus Driver course.

Commercial Driver 1-2-3 Week Refresher Courses
(Class A and Class B)

The 1, 2 & 3 Week Commercial Driver programs are behind-the-wheel courses designed for students who already have a California CDL permit and current DOT medical card.
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The 1 Week program is offered at the Visalia, Fresno & Merced campuses.

This course is for students who already have a California CDL permit or CDL license and have moderate to above moderate experience behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle.

This course is 40 Clock Hours (1 week) in length.

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The 2 Week program is offered at the Visalia, Fresno & Merced campuses.

This course is for students who already have a California CDL permit and have little to moderate experience behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle.

This course is 80 Clock Hours (2 weeks) in length.

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The 3 Week program is offered at the Visalia, Fresno & Merced campuses.

This course is for students who already have a California CDL permit and have little to no experience behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle.

This course is 120 Clock Hours (3 weeks) in length.

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