To prepare students for a career as a Commercial Truck Driver. Truck Driving can be an exciting and adventurous new career earning you up to $42,000 in the very first year! Travel everywhere and get paid for it!


This is a 200 hour course. This course provides 80 hours of classroom instruction and 120 hours practical training designed to prepare the student to enter the job market as a commercial truck driver. Training also includes learning all vehicle systems, department of transportation rules and regulations, safe operations, cargo handling, hazardous material and job placement.

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Goal:

The goal of this program is to provide comprehensive training course for an entry-level position as a commercial truck driver. For this purpose, El Paso Community College has partnered with Mesilla Valley Training Institute and their outstanding training program.



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Grace Erivez

ATC Vocational Guidance Assistant

VV ATC 110 E

(915) 831-2379


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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Courses Offered

Courses are offered continuously throughout the year. Courses are 40 hours per week and are 5 weeks in length.


 ‭(Hidden)‬ Job Opportunities

Students are recruited by the major truck driving companies in the region, to include: Mesilla Valley Transportation, Werner Enterprises, Swift, Covenant Transport, Danny Herman Trucking and Contract Freighter, Inc. (CFI).