Celadon Trucking Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

Get Your CDL Training Through Celadon Trucking Driver Training Center

Example Of Payback Obligations If You Leave Celadon Trucking Early

Celadon trucks in the parking lot
Can I pay for my CDL training up front and have no further obligation?


What are the obligations for paying back the schooling after graduation?

$50/week for the first year of employment. If you leave Celadon before the year is up, the final amount owed is pro-rated for what you've already paid.

TruckingTruth's View On Celadon Trucking's Training Obligations

As long as you stay with Celadon for a year your monetary obligation is minimal, but the cost of the school itself is on the low side, anyways. Always make sure to understand the agreement that you sign.

Celadon Trucking CDL School Training Itinerary

Describe the schooling itinerary a bit:

The students spend their first week in the class. After that week they spend 3-5 weeks learning how to operate the trucks on the driving ranges and the road.

The average student is in CDL school for 31 days.

Celadon Trucking CDL School Training Itinerary

How long is the training overall?

It takes 4 to 5 weeks from the time a student begins class to the time they earn their CDL.

How much time on the range backing up?

30 minutes per day is typical.

During the practice range phase, how many students share one truck?


How much time in classroom?

40 hours

TruckingTruth's View On Celadon Trucking Training Itinerary

Celadon trucks in the parking lot

Celadon's CDL school might be a little longer than some others, but you are also sharing a truck with more students at the same time. There should still be ample practice time.

Celadon Trucking On The Road Training Itinerary

Is the training period based on number of days, number of driving hours, number of miles, or some combination?

10,000 miles

How much will I be making when I'm on the road with a trainer?

$65 per day.

Do they run your trainer and you as a "team" operations or like a solo truck?

Training is run as a solo operation.

Celadon Trucking On The Road Training Itinerary

Is there more than one student per trainer and truck?

No, one student per trainer & truck.

Do you have a "No sleeping in the top bunk while the truck is rolling" policy?

No, nobody is sleeping while the truck is rolling.

What is your policy for handling disputes between trainer and student?

Disputes are handled on a case by case basis by management, and a new trainer will be assigned in the case of unresolvable disputes.

Celadon Trucking On The Road Training Itinerary

Can you get a non-smoking trainer?

Yes, a non-smoking trainer may be requested.

What are the company's minimum qualifications to be a trainer?

Driver must have at least 6 months experience, at least 1 month driving with Celadon, approved by safety and have attended a Train the Trainer class.

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