Professional training

Trucking

Next sessions

Interested applicants are required to attend a mandatory Information Session

TBD

Please call Darleen Meehan at 450 676-3636 x 6474 to be added to our list of interested candidates

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.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Conform to the requirements as outlined by la Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) to obtain a class 1 license.

For more information on Functional Prerequisites, please visit the InforouteFPT website.

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