"S & R Truck Driving Institute's mission is to make an impact in the lives of those who are underprivileged and under-represented, providing opportunities to candidates who have limited resources, with the goal of removing barriers that hinder transformational success. When enrolled, each student receives an immersive, high quality, hands-on, safety oriented CDL training from a team of experienced instructors that is unmatched. We firmly believe in giving second chances, and our student
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Our vision is to expand transportation services by training veterans, dislocated workers, ex-offenders, woman, and disconnected youth to transport goods across the United States. We embrace a learning environment that will prepare you for the path ahead. Our classes incorporate traditional learning styles as well as hands-on experiences.
As of December 2020, the transportation industry had the 2nd largest gain in employment adding 3100 jobs (wrksolutions.com). Forbes magazine (December 21, 2020) projects a 22% increase in employment for the transportation and utilities sector in Texas 2021. And in Texas employment of heavy and tractor- trailer drivers are projected to grow 2% from 2019-2029.
Career Stop projects 24,410 states the outlook for truck-drivers is bright in Houston the average earnings for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is
$64,500 in Houston alone and in the US $66,840 average pay. S & R Truck Driving Institute will prepare students for a career that would allow them to care for their families and live about the poverty guidelines.
Our curriculum consists of over 180 hours of planned activities that include the three standards that the Professional Truck Drivers Institute established: skill standards, curriculum standards and guidelines; and standards and requirements for course certification but not limited to the required standard but other services to ensure each drivers/participants success.
It is our goal to recruit participants in the Houston area who are seeking a career change with a concentration on veterans, women, ex-offenders, dislocated workers, disconnected youth 18 years and older, the under-employed, disenfranchised individuals living below the poverty guidelines by preparing them for the State of Texas Commercial Driver’s License examinations.
The curriculum will include but not limited to: the physical skills test, pre-trip inspections, basic vehicle control skills, driver requirements and on-road test. After successful completion of S & R Truck Driving Institute’s planned activities and obtaining the State of Texas CDL it is our goal to extend a six month on the Team on the Job training (TOJT) opportunity with S & R Truck Driving Institute.
Our program is unique because we also offer more than the required skills test and CDL preparation; we offer life skills and business success courses to prepare our drivers for long-term transformational success.