Project Summary: The WFATT project will train 200 qualified Fresno Residents in Commercial Truck Driver Training to obtain their California Class A license. A minimum of 80% of the trainees will be residents from the 93706 and 93721 zip codes. The project also includes workforce development and career services such as job readiness workshops, supportive services, and job placement services. FRWDB and WFATT are also conducting heightened outreach to local employers that currently use or are interested in using low/zero emission vehicles to increase awareness on the availability and benefits of zero emission vehicles for the trucking industry.
Project Update, March 2021
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We will train Class A drivers with near zero emissions commercial trucks. We are using Compressed Natural Gas vehicles.
The training is 160 hours or about 4 weeks fulltime. Program services will range depending on the participant’s motivation and ability to gather required eligibility documents.
The type of vehicle you test on is the preferred vehicle but anyone with a Class A CDL may drive any type of commercial truck.
The basic qualifications are 18 years old or older, valid driver’s license, pass physical and drug test, and right to work documents.
The average salary per zip recruiter is 47k a year.
Yes, but jobs will be limited.
Must be 18 years old or older.
People can call Oscar Robinson at (559) 704-1369.