Pre-apprenticeship recruits aspiring truckers ages 21-24

A pre-apprenticeship trucking program in Shreveport, Louisianan is recruiting young adults ages 21-24 for its class.

The Department of Community Development, Bureau of Workforce Development, and WIOA Youth Program created the program with Diesel Driving Academy to prepare young aspiring truckers for their driving careers. Participants will have the opportunity to get their CDL from Diesel Driving Academy before transitioning into a one-year apprenticeship at Schneider Trucking. The pay for the program is $9 an hour for 95 clock hours through Diesel Driving Academy.

Training begins April 15. The program is available through the end of June. Participants must have a clean driving record, no felony record, and can pass a drug test and a DOT physical.