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Passenger Endorsement

Workers will learn to pass the Passenger Endorsement test and administered by the DMV. 

 

Student Requirements:

  1. Class A or B License
  2. Passenger Endorsement Drivers Permit
  3. Current DOT Medical
  4. Current Dues/Hiring Hall Receipt
  5. Drug Test
  6. Printout of Driving Record
  7. Union Local approved training application 

Welcome to NCTAT

NCTAT-Logo-250Northern California Teamsters Apprentice Training and Education Trust (NCTAT) is an Employer Funded, Taft-Hartley Trust. It was founded in 1989 in order to create career opportunities, training and instruction in the driving and construction industries.

 

TRAINING TO MEET THE NEEDS OF INDUSTRY

The mission of the NCTAT is to provide job skills training for Teamsters in the construction and other industries. Students learn to work in a safe and productive manner. Upon completion of classes, graduates will enter the workforce confident they are fully prepared to accomplish the tasks for which they are hired. The wages and benefits Teamster contracts provide, the competitiveness of the construction industry and the Contractors that fund this program demand nothing less than the best. The NCTAT is a career training program, NOT JUST A TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL.

The mission of NCTAT is to provide training and job skills needed so that graduates may work in a safe and productive manner. Upon completion of classes a student will enter the workforce confident they are fully prepared to accomplish the task for which they are hired. The wages and benefits that Teamster contracts provide, the competitiveness of the construction industry and the Contractors that fund this program demand nothing less than the best.

Safety Training

These Courses include general safety training courses

  • 16 Hr DOT Regulatory Training
  • 8 HR DOT HMIT TRAINER REFRESHER
  • 8hr DOT HMIT Practical Training
  • 8hr DOT HMIT Practical Training- Spanish
  • 8hr Forklift Safety
  • 8hr Hazmat Port Security Training
  • Load Securement
  • Air Brakes
  • DMV Examiners
  • Forklift Recert
  • NCCCO Crane Cert - Written
  • NCCCO Crane Cert-Practical
  • NCCCO Recert
  • Rigging Certification
  • Signal Person Certification

Links

Associations

Regulations

Teamsters

  • Construction Teamsters Training and Upgrading Fund of Southern California

    Training in Commercial Drivers license, Water pull, Water Tanker, Rock Truck, End Dump, Dump Truck, and Hazardous Materials.

  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters

    The unions headquarters in Washington, D.C.

  • Local 137

    Redding, CA

  • Local 150

    Teamsters Local 150 is the largest Teamster Local in Northern California. Our members are from Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer and Nevada counties. We are a General Teamsters Local representing employees in many industries, including Ready Mix, Lumber, Bakery, Milk, Parcel Delivery, Liquor, Clerical, Warehouse, Freight, Grocery, Construction, Produce, School Bus Drivers, Ambulance Drivers and many more.

  • Local 315

    Charted as a General Local in 1936, Teamsters Local 315 currently represents over 3000 active members in Contra Costa County and surrounding cities and communities of the Bay Area. Local 315 has collective bargaining agreements with over 100 companies. Our members are employed in a variety of industries, such as package handling (UPS), solid waste and recycling, freight, warehouse, transportation, local government, business administration, and more.

  • Local 386

    Modesto, CA

  • Local 439

    Stockton, CA - Serving San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne Counties

  • Local 665

    Teamsters Local 665 is based in San Francisco with offices in the North and South Bay. Local 665 currently represents over 6000 members in San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Sonoma, Santa Clara, San Benito, Lake, Alameda, and Mendocino Counties.

  • Local 853

    Teamsters Local 853 represents over 6,000 members in Northern California.

Curriculum

Our class schedule and more detailed information regarding the four main training areas is available from the menu selection on the right.  Our four main training areas include:

 

Commercial Driver License Training

These classes prepare students for taking the Class A commercial driver's license pre-trip and road skills examinations. Training consists of classroom, shop, driving range and on highway instruction. Students follow a training curriculum which is based upon the U.S. Department of Transportation Model Curriculum for Commercial Driver Training. These classes familiarize students with commercial vehicle operating systems, rules of the road, safe loading and operating procedures. Upon completion of the training, students are tested by both the training center staff and by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Class duration is 5 weeks.

 

Construction Vehicle Driver Training

These classes include training in the operation of the full range of construction vehicles. Individual classes cover the operation of material hauling vehicles, water trucks and water pulls, truck mounted booms, and forklifts. Field exercises include working in a variety of construction operations including loading, spreading, compaction, dust control, material lifting and placement activities in the training area.

 

Hazardous Waste And Radiological

Hazardous Waste Worker and Radiological Training classes are conducted at the NCTAT Rancho Murieta Training Center and throughout the Western United States. These training classes may be conducted at public facilities, labor unions and at employer places of business via mobile training units. Each mobile training unit is equipped with all the supplies necessary to provide high quality hands on training at any location.

 

Safety Training

These Courses include general safety training courses

 



Registration

To receive an information packet in the mail, call us at 916 354-2122, or fill in the contact form below. Our registration policy requires a pre-enrollment interview. Interviews are conducted at the training center by appointment. Contact the office to schedule an interview.

You must bring the following items with you to your interview:

  • A DMV printout less than 30 days old
  • A valid California driver's license
  • A resume or job history
  • Copies of any Training Certificates that you have
  • A copy of your High School Diploma or Equivalent (not required for entry into the program)

 

TRAINING TUITION FEES

Class A Commercial Drivers License $4,900.00 - 5 Weeks
Class B License $3,700.00 - 3 weeks
Remedial/Advanced Driving Skills $1,500.00 - 2 Weeks
Water Truck/Water Pull No cost to qualified Teamster Members

Material Haul (Includes)

10 Wheeled Dump Truck

No cost to qualified Teamster Members

Bottom Dump

No cost to qualified Teamster Members
Boom Truck No cost to qualified Teamster Members
Passenger Endorsement $1,500.00 - 1 Week
Fork Lift $150.00 - 1 Day

 

TRAINING CENTER FEES

Book $ 40.00
Room & Board (meal included) $325.00 - Per Week arriving on Sunday p.m.

 

REGISTRATION, ENROLLMENT & ADMINISTRATION FEES

Registration, Enrollment & Administration $ 500.00 (this is a portion of tuition fee)

 

UNION HALL FEES

Call the Teamsters local in your area for current Initiation Fees and Union Dues per month

DMV FEES BREAKDOWN

DOT Physical $ 55.00 - At our Med-Clinic
DMV Printout $ 5.00
Permit Test $ 64.00
Drug Testing $ 45.00
TOTAL $169.00

DOT Physical must be completed before Permit Test can be completed, the physical can be provided by your organization, or you can schedule one through us at the Med-Clinic.

The Class A Permit must be obtained before training begins, study aids are available at the Training Center and on our website.

Applications for Training are available at your Local Union office. The application will need to be signed by your Teamster Local before any student can be accepted into enrollment. If an application is not received, a place will not be held.

 

TUITION FUNDING ASSISTANCE

One-Stop Funding Center Locator
Jobseekers can find the services they need at a convenient One-Stop Career Center. Or find other service provider locations relevant to employment, training, and economic development.

 

Additional funding assistance information can be found on our Funding Assistance page

 

Current Class Schedule

No classes are scheduled. Please check our website often for updates
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Commercial Driver License Training

These classes prepare students for taking the Class A commercial driver's license pre-trip and road skills examinations. Training consists of classroom, shop, driving range and on highway instruction. Read more...
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Hazardous Waste & Radiological

Hazardous Waste Worker and Radiological Training classes are conducted at the NCTAT Rancho Murieta Training Center and throughout the Western United States. Read more...
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Construction Vehicle Driver Training

These classes include training in the operation of the full range of construction vehicles. Individual classes cover the operation of material hauling vehicles, water trucks and water pulls, truck mounted booms, and forklifts. Read more...

Our Location

Contact Us

Our Mailing Address:
PO Box 1404
Rancho Murieta, CA 95683

Our Physical Address:
14738 Cantova Way
Rancho Murieta, CA 95683

Phone: (916) 354-2122
Fax: (916) 354-2234