CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES

Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers

Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.

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    Why Cook in your Truck?

    Truck drivers have long faced the problem of a living a “less than perfect” lifestyle when it comes to health, and who could blame them? After a 10-12 hour shift of driving sometimes drivers just want something quick and easy. Unfortunately, the words quick and easy are not usually followed by healthy. Fast food and […]

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    Virginia Ready Initiative for VA Residents

    COVID-19 took our country by surprise, leaving many Americans out of work by no fault of their own. The people of our great state of Virginia were hit hard and we decided to do something about it. We have partnered with the Virginia Community College System and Virginia’s FastForward Workforce Credential Grant Program to offer […]

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    Things to Avoid Your First Year Driving

    Entering trucking has the unique factor that it is not just a career change for most, but an entire lifestyle change. From the food you eat to where you rest your head at night, many jobs in the industry require a complete 180-degree turn from your life after obtaining your CDL. It is a life […]

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    Taheera Johnson Shares Her CDS CDL Training Experience

    Taheera Johnson began her Class A CDL training at CDS’ Fredericksburg Training Center in December 2019. Throughout her training, she experienced several hardships but continued to prevail. After completing her training in 2020, she wrote down her story to share with future truck driver trainees. Keep reading to learn more about her thoughts on CDL training […]

  • Winchester Training Center manager, Brittany Herrera interviewed by WDVM

    WDVM has partnered with LFCC to Bring You Careers InDemand

    WDVM has partnered with Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education to bring you Careers InDemand. Every Thursday, they feature technical trade careers that are needed in the community. Last week, WDVM checked out our CDL training program at the Lord Fairfax Community College. Winchester Training Center’s manager, Brittany Herra was interviewed to discuss […]

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    Royal Examiner Interviews Winchester Manager Brittany Herrera

    On May 15, the Royal Examiner stopped by for a visit at our Winchester Training Center at the Lord Fairfax Community College. Roger Bianchini and Mark Williams with the Royal Examiner were there to interview LFCC Vice President’s Jeanian Clark and our CDS Winchester Manager Brittany Herrera, Lead Instructor Molly Coleman, Instructor Joe Wood, and […]

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