Note: All campuses are open and Fortis has transitioned to online and remote delivery of classes for all students. Fortis' admissions team has also transitioned to remote interview and enrollment, so prospective students do not need to visit the campus at this time.
More info can be found here: https://www.fortis.edu/online-transition.html.
At FORTIS, students are provided the skills and training needed to enter careers in industries that have employment opportunity over time. What industries you ask? FORTIS offers career education and training programs in the nursing, healthcare, medical, dental, business, information technology, skilled trades, massage and cosmetology career fields. That makes Fortis a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with a wide variety of educational choices!
FORTIS provides education and training for qualified applicants with the desire to better their career opportunities regardless of previous educational background.
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If you want commercial driving training, look no further than Fortis. Our Class A CDL Preparatory Driving Training program is designed to give you the skills you need to pursue a career as an over-the-road, regional or local commercial driver.
Your CDL training will start in the classroom, where you'll learn about the vehicles, basic controls, pre-trip inspection, cargo handling, emergency protocol and more. You will then move to the yard, where you'll practice mastering operation and control of your vehicle. Finally, you'll take your newly acquired skills on the road, with our experienced instructors by your side, guiding you through what you need to know. Upon graduation, you'll receive a diploma and have the skills you need to obtain your commercial driving license and land an entry-level job in commercial trucking.
Program offered at: Forty Fort, PA
As a graduate of our CDL training program, you will receive a diploma and should be capable of operating a tractor trailer with a vehicle gross weight of 80,000 lbs., an articulated vehicle with a trailer in excess of 10,001 lbs., or a straight vehicle in excess of 26,001 lbs. This is great news because, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for truck drivers nationally is projected to grow 21% nationally over the next 10 years.
The course material presented in the Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving Program is intended to develop useable skills and technical knowledge leading to employment as a Tractor Trailer Driver. Before that employment is possible, the student must pass the Commercial Driver’s License tests for the state in which they are licensed. The training offered during this program will provide the students with advanced range and road skill development, and in-depth classroom material. This skill and knowledge enhancement will enable the graduate, upon obtaining entry-level employment, to further develop his or her career as a Tractor Trailer Driver.
Upon meeting the graduation requirements, the student will be qualified to enter employment as a tractor trailer driver employed in intrastate and/or interstate commerce. Each graduate will possess a Commercial Drivers’ License with all relative endorsements. The graduate will be capable of operating a tractor-trailer with a vehicle gross weight of 80,000 lbs, an articulated vehicle with a trailer in excess of 10,001 lbs or a straight vehicle in excess of 26,001lbs.
Program offered at: Cookeville, TN
If you're considering attending one of the commercial truck driving schools in PA, take a look at FORTIS. Our Commercial Truck Driver Training program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to successfully maneuver a tractor trailer.
Program offered at: Forty Fort, PA