Is it better to pay a school for a cdl course or to get on the job training from a company?
I want to be a team truck driver and we were just wondering if it was better to obtain our cdl first through a private or community college sponsored program OR would it be better to speak to a recruiter to lets say schneider or swift or etc to get training specifically from them?
Asked By: crisis - 9/26/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
If you are in for the long haul the training at Schneider, Swift, and Yellow will be the best bet. You will enter multi-million dollar corporations who actually care about their drivers. This companies will be around for a while and they offer great benefits. They have great training and will eliminate the process of... More
Answered By: Vinny P - 9/27/2007
Additional Answers (2)
I would say that a good accredited school would give you top notch instructions and that nice diploma will make you marketable with any company. It will deinitely be faster.
Answered By: fire_inur_eyes - 9/26/2007
Good question. Both options are good, you can get your class A license on your own, but it will cost you some money, and you would need to borrow a tractor trailer from someone, which isn't the easiest thing to do. That would work ok, but you could also miss some knowledge and concepts that are important to truck... More
Answered By: thetruckingking - 9/28/2007
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
It's time to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Tell President Obama.
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
New job opportunities added daily. Search & apply for DC jobs now.
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.