WELCOME TO GIROUX GENERAL TRANSPORT INC
Our goal is to help you achieve a great skill in the transportation industry, and to improve your employment potential throughout your working and productive years. This will be made possible by going through our extensive training program designed to maximize your understanding and build your confidence about this fast paced and exciting career choice. It is satisfying to know that you have engaged in a career that has boundless potential and can lead in so many different directions that will lend themselves to a comfortable, stable lifestyle for the rest of your working life.
We would also prefer to think that you have learned things beyond just trucking. These things might include comradery, teamwork, self confidence, and many other often overlooked important life skills necessary for success. All things being said, this is a great career choice and as in all careers they are built over time with care and patience and the understanding that the work ethic is still alive and well in this work a day world. We at Giroux General Transport provide this offering to anyone who will accept the challenge and bid you a prosperous and happy life. Just keep on trucking.
How do you get started?
Must have a valid Vermont Drivers License and be 18 years of age. Also, must pass a DOT Physical. If you have had your license suspended in the last 3 years, please call the office before you register.
Class "A" training, We will cover (one time only) the cost of permit testing , road testing, DOT physical and pre-enrollment drug testing. Number of training hours for Class "A" is 160 minimum. Class "B" training is, We will cover (one time only) the cost of permit testing , road testing, DOT physical and pre-enrollment drug testing. Class "B" is 80 hours minimum.
Where does your training take place?
We offer training on going in Berlin, VT. We also offer limited training in Bradford and Hydepark.
How many days do you train a week?
Five days per week. Monday thru Friday in Berlin, VT. occasionally we have saturday hours
What types of equipment do you have?
We have a variety of tractors and trailers and straight trucks for training purposes. Our trucks are modern, clean, and up to date.
Job placement assistance available?
We encourage recruiters to visit the classroom and discuss job opportunities with our students. We also post local job openings on our classroom bulletin board. There are a handful of companies that will leave job applications in our classroom for our students.