Professional Truck Driver

Program Type: Face-to-Face
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics
College: NLC, SPC

What is the Professional Truck Driver (CDL) program?

SAGE Corporation - Secure the necessary skills and training to secure employment in the oil industry along with major over-the road carriers by obtaining a Texas CDL in a matter of a few short weeks. SAGE Corporation offers a quality 156-clock hour training program designed to exceed the standard certification for entry-level truck drivers. Class meets Monday-Friday, 8-5 pm. Students will learn Tractor-Trailer vehicle systems, the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, and logs and legal topics pertaining to safe operations. Additional topics include cargo handling, hazardous materials, and the vehicle pre-trip inspection and students will receive a defensive driving course. The program consists of classroom and video instruction, remote learning, full-range, and behind-the-wheel instruction.

Distinctive to the program are the one-to-one driving instruction and the in-house testing for both the CDL permit and driving exams, to avoid those long lines at the DMV. (Cost of DOT physical and permit included)

SAGE Corporation Refresher - SAGE Corporation offers a quality 40-clock hour training program designed to exceed the standard certification for entry-level truck drivers. Students will learn Tractor-Trailer vehicle systems, the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, and logs and legal topics pertaining to safe operations. Additional topics include cargo handling, hazardous materials, and the vehicle pre-trip inspection and students will receive a defensive driving course. Motor Vehicle Registration and drug screen for the refresher program are required prior to registration. All participants expected to follow safety and social distancing protocols.

Star Career Training - Secure the necessary skills and training to secure employment in the oil industry along with major over-the road carriers by obtaining a Texas CDL in a matter of a few short weeks. STAR CAREER TRAINING offers a quality 160-clock hour training program designed to exceed the standard certification for entry-level truck drivers. Class meets Monday-Friday, 8-5 pm. All participants expected to follow safety and social distancing protocols.Students will learn Tractor-Trailer vehicle systems, the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, and logs and legal topics pertaining to safe operations. Additional topics include cargo handling, hazardous materials, and the vehicle pre-trip inspection and students will receive a defensive driving course. All participants expected to follow safety and social distancing protocols. (Cost of DOT physical and permit included)

Excel Driver Services, LLC - Secure the necessary skills and training to secure employment in the oil industry along with majorover-the road carriers by obtaining a Texas CDL in a matter of a few short weeks. Alamo Colleges Continuing Education and SAGE Corporation have partnered together in order to offer a quality 150-clock hour training program designed to exceed the standard certification for entry-level truck drivers. Accelerated class meets Monday-Saturday, 7:00am-5:30pm for 3 weeks. Students will learn Tractor-Trailer vehicle systems, the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, and logs and legal topics pertaining to safe operations. Additional topics include cargo handling, hazardous materials, and the vehicle pre-trip inspection and students will receive a defensive driving course. All participants expected to follow safety and social distancing protocols. (Cost of DOT physical and permit included)

 

 

Courses 

  • Professional Truck Driver
  • CDL Refresher Program - CVOP 1013

 

 

Program Information

Time Commitment

160 Contact Hours

3-5 Week Training

Certification

Texas Class A Commercial Driver License

Career Outlook

Learn more at the Alamo Colleges Career Coach website

St. Philip's College and Northeast Lakeview College offer a five-week training that exceeds the standard certification for entry-level CDL drivers.

Classes begin every two weeks throughout the year!

The program consists of classroom and video instruction, remote learning, full-range, and behind-the-wheel instruction.

Distinctive to the program are the one-to-one driving instruction and the in-house testing for both the CDL permit and driving exams, to avoid those long lines at the DMV.

 

Program Requirements

All qualified applicants must at least be 21 years of age,

Ability to comprehend the English language sufficiently to meet the Department of Transportation regulations

Pass a DOT physical exam as well as meet the Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Qualification of Drivers

Some High School

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet

 

CDL vendors and their locations

Southwest Side of San Antonio
St. Philip's College (Southwest Campus) - SAGE, Corporation
204 Dunton St., San Antonio, TX. 78226

  • 156 Contact Hours
  • Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Northeast Side of San Antonio
Northeast Lakeview College - Excel Driver Services, LLC
10202 IH-10 E, Converse, TX 78109

  • 150 Contact Hours
  • Accelerated Monday thru Saturday 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

East Side of San Antonio
St. Philip's College (Southwest Campus) - Star Career Training
4735 Emil St. San Antonio, TX. 78219

  • 160 Clock Hours
  • Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Financial Aid Eligibility / Modes of Training 

Grant funding is available for CDL Training!

Eligibility includes Active Duty, Reservists, Veterans, and spouses!!
Five-week training program. Classes begin every two weeks with both CLP and Texas Skills exams provided in-house.

Registration and program pre-requisite information can be obtained by contacting:

Alfred Landeros at (210) 486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper at (210) 486-7080 for training in the Southwest side and East side of San Antonio.

 

Contact Information

Program Manager

Alfred Landeros

Phone: 210-486-7082
Email:
alanderos1@alamo.edu
Campus:
St. Philip's College

Additional Contact 

Vanessa Bailey

Phone:210-485-0845
Email:
dst-alamoICD@alamo.edu
Campus:
Palo Alto College 

 

CE Tier 2

CE Enrollment Professional

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Email: CETier2@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

 

Additional Information

For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.