Continental truck driving school has been training students since 2000 and offers extensive coursework and tuition payment options. The school also places high emphasis on job placement. The program is 200 hours over four weeks for day classes or six weeks for evening classes, Monday through Friday. At the end of the program, each student will receive a certificate of completion and transcript of grades and accomplishments.
The cost of tuition varies. Loan programs offered by the school require a minimum down payment of $265 followed by $265 per month with a credit check, or a $1,000 down payment with no credit check required. Some carriers will reimburse tuition $75-200 a month. Length of loan payment programs will vary depending on the tuition. Contact the school for more tuition information.
Types of tuition assistance available at Continental:
Programs to assist veterans include:
Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill
Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill
Chapter 35 - Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA)
Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation
Continental states that many of their students receive multiple truck driver job offers prior to graduation, and that trucking companies send their recruiters to the school. They also state that students receive assistance on the proper methods of completing employment applications and on interviewing techniques by Job Placement personnel.
In order to apply to Continental, you must meet the following requirements:
Apply on the school’s website via a brief and simple form.
Continental Truck Driver Training & Education
6614 South R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75232
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