Northlands College

1A Truck Driver

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Program Information

School:Northlands College
Field of Study:Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation
Description:Students will train for the written and practical tests required to achieve a class 1A driver’s license with air brake endorsement. In preparation for the trucking industry, students will train extended days plus some nights and weekends. Several graduates may be hired by Northern Resource Trucking and receive 10 months of on-the-job training and permanent employment. All training is based in La Ronge and Saskatoon.
URL:1A Truck Driver at Northlands College
Length:7 Week(s)
Enrolment #:6
Careers:Truck Drivers

Admission Requirements


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    Applicants must be a minimum 18 years of age, hold an unrestricted Class 5 drivers license (will except “A” glasses restriction) with few recent traffic violations, be a registered Saskatchewan northerner and be able to pass a SGI medical examination. Along with the application you must submit a brief resume with 3 work-related references, a hand-written letter explaining why you would make a good truck driver, a copy of your latest school marks, a driver’s abstract dated no earlier than January 2008. Do not delay; apply early for your abstract. Available from your local SGI office, $10.00 fee.

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    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 19, 2008