Truck driver program session planned

PITTSFIELD — There will be an informational session the truck driver training program at John Wood Community College at 6 p.m. Dec. 13, at the college’s Southeast Education Center at 39637 260th Ave.Representatives from the program will give a presentation reviewing admission requirements, registration and career opportunities in the trucking industry. Those who attend will learn about a 16-credit hour logistics/truck driver training certification, as well as an online eight-week class. The college will offer the driving portion of the training program at the beginning March 19. Students will take the prep session and classroom portion online.Sharkey Transportation is partnering with John Wood Community College by offering scholarship opportunities by paying tuition with a signed contract to drive for the company for one year. Dot Transportation also offers a scholarship program.

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