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Dixie Tech CDL program earns recognition from Werner Enterprises

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From delivering essential goods to connecting businesses and communities worldwide, the trucking industry has become the backbone that drives our economy. As commercial transportation is so essential, it creates a demand for skilled workers who can safely and efficiently rise to the occasion and fulfill industry needs. At Dixie Tech, we take pride in providing an education that allows students to grow alongside industry standards.

Recently, the Commercial Drivers License program at Dixie Technical College received recognition from Werner Enterprises, a renowned transportation and logistics company. In a letter of appreciation, Werner expressed their confidence in the program as well as the future graduates, and recognized Dixie Tech graduate Joy Johnson for joining the Werner Enterprises team.

Joy was able to secure a career with Werner Enterprises shortly after earning her certification at Dixie Tech.

“I’m so grateful for the Dixie Tech truck driver mentors and coaches Heber, Cody, and Steven. They all have so much patience for the students and show passion in what they do. Thank you all for being who you are and helping me get to where I am.” – Joy Johnson

The CDL program at Dixie Tech prepares aspiring truck drivers for success in the transportation industry. The recognition from Werner is a direct result of the key features that set our CDL program apart. The program gives students the opportunity to gain real world experience taught by instructors who know what it takes to succeed in the workforce, and a curriculum that is led by industry standards.

Real-World Experience:

One of the standout features of the Dixie Tech CDL program is the emphasis on real-world experience. We believe that hands-on training is essential in preparing students for the challenges they will face on the road. Throughout the program, students have the opportunity to practice their skills in a controlled environment with different types of commercial vehicles. This training approach exposes them to various scenarios and ensures they are well-prepared to handle the demands of the trucking industry.

Industry-Experienced Instructors:

Our CDL program is led by instructors with extensive industry experience. These professionals bring valuable insights and practical knowledge to the classroom, ensuring that students receive the most relevant and up-to-date training. With their guidance, students gain a deep understanding of vehicle operation, safety regulations, trip planning, and other crucial aspects of the profession. The expertise and mentorship provided by our instructors significantly contribute to the success of our students.


Collaboration with Industry Leaders:

The recognition from Werner Enterprises is a testament to our strong collaboration with industry-leading companies. By partnering with esteemed organizations like Werner Enterprises, we ensure that our CDL program aligns with current industry standards and practices. This collaboration allows us to continually enhance our curriculum, staying ahead of industry changes and equipping our graduates with the skills necessary to excel in their careers.

The recognition from Werner Enterprises is a testament to the key features that make our CDL program at Dixie Technical College stand out. From our emphasis on real-world experience and industry-experienced instructors to our collaborations with leading companies, we are committed to providing a comprehensive and relevant education. As we move forward, we remain dedicated to equipping our students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in their careers as professional truck drivers. Join the Dixie Technical College CDL program and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling profession in the transportation industry.


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