Why Truck Driving?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics truck drivers held 3.2 million jobs in 2004 in the United States and approximately 147,800 jobs in Pennsylvania. Employment in the truck driving field is expected to grow 13% over the 2008-2018 decade, creating an average of 41,460 new jobs annually.
The types of employment opportunities that are available for graduates of the Truck Driving program include:
- Long Haul Truck Drivers
- Local Truck Drivers
- Delivery Truck Drivers
- Dump Truck Drivers
- Van Drivers
- Tractor-Trailer Drivers
We have been training vehicle technicians for over 60 years with hands-on training. Rosedale now offers a 10 week Truck Driving Program that trains students in the areas of PM (Preventive Maintenance) and Vehicle Systems, Driving Operations & Safety, and Driving Skills.
What Equipment Do I Get To Work With?
The Truck Driving program is operated out of Rosedale’s fully equipped state-of-the-art facility, which houses Truck Driving specific training equipment. We currently have 5 trucks and 4 trailers with more on the way. Additionally, the Driving Simulator (pictured) allows students to practice real life truck driving scenarios before hitting the road.