Professional training

Trucking

Next sessions

Interested applicants are required to attend a mandatory Information Session

TBD

Please call Darlen Meehan at 450 676-3636 x 6474 to reserve your spot.

Schedule

Duration of 5 months, Monday to Friday 8AM to 22PM - Practical courses taught on an alternating shift (8h AM to 2 h 50 PM or 3h PM to 10h PM). A schedule will be provided at the beginning of the training.

Location

Boucherville

Duration

615 hours / 41 credits

Why enroll in this program?

The trucking program is designed for beginners. It leads to a diploma of vocational studies (DEP) and is offered full time in French and English, during the day and in the evening.

  • The program is officially recognized by the Québec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates.

Program objectives

  • The aim of the Trucking program is to help students develop attitudes and behaviors that are deemed essential to the practice of the trade such as; defensive and fuel-efficient driving, together with courtesy behind the wheel, a sense of responsibility and professionalism, the ability to manage their time, resourcefulness for handling unexpected events and emergencies and for rapid problem solving and to be concerned about projecting a positive image of the company by means of a neat personal appearance and a clean vehicle.

Special features of the program

To apply for admission, you must attend a MANDATORY INFORMATION SESSION (your registration will not be considered if we do not have confirmation of your presence).

You can reserve your seat by visiting http://www.cftr.ca/seance-dinformation-transport-par-camion/ or by calling 1-877-435-0167 ext. 7101.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • To determine their suitability for the trade and the training process
    15
    1
  • To identify the possible systems that characterize semitrailers
    45
    3
  • To resolve problems stemming from the application of regulations
    45
    3
  • To ensure that the truck is in good condition
    45
    3
  • To perform basic driving techniques
    90
    6
  • To plan a trip
    45
    3
  • To handle the loading and unloading of a truck
    45
    3
  • To drive a truck on rural roads and highways
    60
    4
  • To make a trip with a delivery
    135
    9
  • To integrate into the workplace
    90
    6