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30 Campuses
19 Programs

At FORTIS, students are provided the skills and training needed to enter careers in industries that have employment opportunity over time. What industries you ask? FORTIS offers career education and training programs in the nursing, healthcare, medical, dental, business, information technology, skilled trades, massage and cosmetology career fields. That makes Fortis a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with a wide variety of educational choices!

FORTIS provides education and training for qualified applicants with the desire to better their career opportunities regardless of previous educational background.

*Programs Vary by Campus

Are you ready for a change? See if FORTIS can help you.

Available Programs

  • Electrical and Electronic Systems Technician
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

  • HVAC
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) training program at Fortis prepares students for entry-level employment as an HVAC Technician. In the field, HVAC Technicians are also known as HVAC mechanics or HVAC installers. The HVAC program at Fortis includes training in computerized diagnostics so students will be able to service and repair today's complex systems for commercial refrigeration, gas heat, heat pumps, and air conditioning.

    Available at these locations

    Atlanta, GA

    2140 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080

    Baton Rouge, LA

    9255 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809

    Birmingham, AL

    100 London Pkwy
    Birmingham, AL 35211

    Centerville, OH

    555 E. Alex Bell Road
    Centerville, OH 45459

    Cincinnati, OH

    11499 Chester Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45146

    Columbia, SC

    246 Stoneridge Drive
    Columbia, SC 29210

    Columbus, OH

    4151 Executive Pkwy
    Columbus, OH 43081

    Cookeville, TN

    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

    Dothan, AL

    200 Vulcan Way
    Dothan, AL 36303

    Foley, AL

    200 East Laurel Avenue
    Foley, AL 36525

    Forty Fort, PA

    166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704

    Houston North, TX

    450 N Sam Houston Parkway E
    Houston, TX 77060

    Houston South, TX

    1201 West Oaks Mall
    Houston, TX 77082

    Indianapolis, IN

    9001 N. Wesleyan Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46268

    Lawrenceville, NJ

    2572 Brunswick Pike
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

    Mobile, AL

    7033 Airport Blvd
    Mobile, AL 36608

    Montgomery, AL

    3736 Atlanta Highway
    Montgomery, AL 36109

    Nashville, TN

    3354 Perimeter Hill Drive
    Nashville, TN 37211

    Norfolk, VA

    6300 Center Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    Pensacola, FL

    4081 East Olive Road
    Pensacola, FL 32514

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

    Richmond, VA

    2000 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23230

    Salt Lake City, UT

    3949 South 700 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

    Wayne, NJ

    201 Willowbrook Blvd
    Wayne, NJ 07470

  • Welding Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Welding Technology training program is designed to train individuals for entry into the field of welding as industrial welders, welding apprentices or check welders. The Fortis welding training programs in Georgia and Ohio instruct students in mathematics and welding print reading in order to enhance their understanding of the basic requirements of the job. Welding symbols are also studied as well as the methods of destructive and non-destructive testing used in welding to determine what constitutes a quality weld.

    Available at these locations

    Atlanta, GA

    2140 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080

    Cincinnati, OH

    11499 Chester Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45146

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

  • Massage Therapy
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Have you ever entertained the idea to become a massage therapist? Fortis proudly offers a massage therapy program at select schools in Alabama, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and New Jersey! FORTIS Massage Therapy schools provide courses and training that give students a basic education and understanding of the fundamentals of massage. Through lecture and hands-on instruction in Swedish techniques, pathology, anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology, students are thoroughly educated to pursue their massage certification upon graduation and prepare to enter the massage industry.

    The ability to use your hands as healing instruments to relieve stress and pain is personally satisfying and can be professionally rewarding. In addition to Swedish massage, the program also provides information in various additional techniques currently practiced in massage therapy clinics. At the end of this program, graduates are prepared to sit for the massage national certification examination.

    Programs Offered at These Fortis Campuses

    Forty Fort, PA: Massage Therapist

    Norfolk, VA: Massage Therapy

    Pensacola, FL: Massage Therapy

    Richmond, VA: Massage Therapy

    Scranton, PA: Massage Therapist

    Towson, MD: Massage Therapy

    Wayne, NJ: Massage Therapist

    Available at these locations

    Forty Fort, PA

    166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704

    Norfolk, VA

    6300 Center Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    Pensacola, FL

    4081 East Olive Road
    Pensacola, FL 32514

    Richmond, VA

    2000 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23230

    Scranton, PA

    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509

    Towson, MD

    700 York Road
    Towson, MD 21204

    Wayne, NJ

    201 Willowbrook Blvd
    Wayne, NJ 07470

    Accreditation

    Contact individual campus about specific accreditation information. https://www.fortis.edu/our-difference/accreditation

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  • Cosmetology
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Looking for cosmetology program at a school in Florida? What about Alabama, Maryland or Pennsylvania? Then look no further than Fortis! In Alabama, Fortis offers beauty school training in Mobile. In Florida, the cosmetology program is taught at the Fortis campus locations in Pensacola, Largo, Winter Park and Jacksonville. Fortis Institute in West Baltimore prepares people from across Maryland to enter cosmetology. And Fortis is especially proud of the success of many of our cosmetology graduates from our campus in Erie, Pennsylvania.

    The Cosmetology Program prepares students to take a cosmetology licensure exam upon graduation so they will be capable of pursuing a career as a cosmetology professional, working in a variety of styling salon environments -- or perhaps opening their own private cosmetology business. Many enjoy the freedom a beauty career offers to work flexible hours and create their own work schedule.

    Available at these locations

    Pensacola, FL

    4081 East Olive Road
    Pensacola, FL 32514

    Accreditation

    Contact individual campus about specific accreditation information. https://www.fortis.edu/our-difference/accreditation

  • Emergency Medical Technician
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    For a career in the emergency medical services field, a paramedic / EMT training program may be your best choice as the way to enter the field. FORTIS conveniently has schools in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania that offer programs to educate students with the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at an advanced life support level so they can pursue a career working with an ambulance service, fire department or hospital after graduation.

    Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a critical part of the healthcare team and the community in general. Those who work in the emergency medical field as first responders are often called Emergency Medical Technicians or EMTs. Upon completion of the EMS / Paramedic program at FORTIS, students will be able to prepare for licensure to properly assess, manage, and transport patients at an Advanced Life Support Level of competence.

    Available at this location

    Atlanta, GA

    2140 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080

  • Medical Billing and Coding
    Medical Administration

    Medical Billing and Coding is a critical function in the healthcare industry today. At Fortis, we can educate you to help you get into your medical career sooner than you might think! We provide hands-on instruction in medical terminology, office management, and medical coding techniques so upon graduation you will be fully prepared to begin your career working in a medical office or facility. Students are prepared in both office and hospital settings in a program that covers the basic fundamentals of computer operation, disease processes and hands-on training utilizing medical billing software.

    Graduates of Fortis's Medical Billing and Coding finish the program prepared to seek entry-level careers in medical billing and coding in settings such as hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, dental offices, nursing homes, and insurance companies.

    Available at these locations

    Baton Rouge, LA

    9255 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809

    Birmingham, AL

    100 London Pkwy
    Birmingham, AL 35211

    Columbia, SC

    246 Stoneridge Drive
    Columbia, SC 29210

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

    Houston North, TX

    450 N Sam Houston Parkway E
    Houston, TX 77060

    Houston South, TX

    1201 West Oaks Mall
    Houston, TX 77082

    Landover, MD

    4351 Garden City Dr
    Landover, MD 20785

    Lawrenceville, NJ

    2572 Brunswick Pike
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

    Orange Park, FL

    700 Blanding Blvd
    Orange Park, FL 32065

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

    Scranton, PA

    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509

    Wayne, NJ

    201 Willowbrook Blvd
    Wayne, NJ 07470

  • Dental Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    Duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. These tasks require both interpersonal and technical skills.

    At Fortis, the dental assistant training program will provide you with hands-on strategies and techniques to work in the treatment or operation room directly with the dentist. Students will be shown how to work chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients. Dental Assistants can work in private and group dental practices, specialty dental practices, mobile dental units, insurance companies, hospitals, nursing homes, dental school clinics, and public and private health facilities.


    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Associate in Specialized Technology Degree offered at: Scranton, Landover

    Available at these locations

    Atlanta, GA

    2140 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080

    Birmingham, AL

    100 London Pkwy
    Birmingham, AL 35211

    Centerville, OH

    555 E. Alex Bell Road
    Centerville, OH 45459

    Cincinnati, OH

    11499 Chester Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45146

    Columbia, SC

    246 Stoneridge Drive
    Columbia, SC 29210

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

    Houston North, TX

    450 N Sam Houston Parkway E
    Houston, TX 77060

    Indianapolis, IN

    9001 N. Wesleyan Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46268

    Lawrenceville, NJ

    2572 Brunswick Pike
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

    Mobile, AL

    7033 Airport Blvd
    Mobile, AL 36608

    Montgomery, AL

    3736 Atlanta Highway
    Montgomery, AL 36109

    Norfolk, VA

    6300 Center Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    Orange Park, FL

    700 Blanding Blvd
    Orange Park, FL 32065

    Pensacola, FL

    4081 East Olive Road
    Pensacola, FL 32514

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

    Richmond, VA

    2000 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23230

    Salt Lake City, UT

    3949 South 700 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

    Scranton, PA

    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509

    Towson, MD

    700 York Road
    Towson, MD 21204

    Wayne, NJ

    201 Willowbrook Blvd
    Wayne, NJ 07470

  • Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists, and in nursing and residential care facilities.

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow much faster than average nationally, which ranks medical assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the 2008-2018 decade, and job prospects for skilled medical assistants should be excellent.

    Available at these locations

    Atlanta, GA

    2140 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080

    Baton Rouge, LA

    9255 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809

    Birmingham, AL

    100 London Pkwy
    Birmingham, AL 35211

    Centerville, OH

    555 E. Alex Bell Road
    Centerville, OH 45459

    Cincinnati, OH

    11499 Chester Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45146

    Columbia, SC

    246 Stoneridge Drive
    Columbia, SC 29210

    Columbus, OH

    4151 Executive Pkwy
    Columbus, OH 43081

    Cookeville, TN

    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

    Dothan, AL

    200 Vulcan Way
    Dothan, AL 36303

    Foley, AL

    200 East Laurel Avenue
    Foley, AL 36525

    Forty Fort, PA

    166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704

    Houston North, TX

    450 N Sam Houston Parkway E
    Houston, TX 77060

    Houston South, TX

    1201 West Oaks Mall
    Houston, TX 77082

    Indianapolis, IN

    9001 N. Wesleyan Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46268

    Landover, MD

    4351 Garden City Dr
    Landover, MD 20785

    Lawrenceville, NJ

    2572 Brunswick Pike
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

    Mobile, AL

    7033 Airport Blvd
    Mobile, AL 36608

    Montgomery, AL

    3736 Atlanta Highway
    Montgomery, AL 36109

    Nashville, TN

    3354 Perimeter Hill Drive
    Nashville, TN 37211

    Norfolk, VA

    6300 Center Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    Orange Park, FL

    700 Blanding Blvd
    Orange Park, FL 32065

    Pensacola, FL

    4081 East Olive Road
    Pensacola, FL 32514

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

    Richmond, VA

    2000 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23230

    Scranton, PA

    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509

    Towson, MD

    700 York Road
    Towson, MD 21204

    Wayne, NJ

    201 Willowbrook Blvd
    Wayne, NJ 07470

  • Medical Laboratory Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    A Medical Lab Technician performs tests and laboratory procedures used in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. They may examine and analyze body fluids, and cells. They look for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms; analyze the chemical content of fluids; match blood for transfusions; and test for drug levels in the blood that show how a patient is responding to treatment. The test results will enable Physicians to detect, diagnose, and treat disease. The Medical Lab Technician may use such lab equipment as microscopes, cell counters, and automated and computerized equipment capable of performing a number of tests simultaneously.

    The Medical Lab Technician program at FORTIS will prepare students to enter this career field in a variety of entry-level positions. Medical Lab Technicians often work in blood banking, hematology, immunology or microbiology performing duties under the supervision of a pathologist, medical laboratory scientist or other medical professional.

    Available at these locations

    Baton Rouge, LA

    9255 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809

    Birmingham, AL

    100 London Pkwy
    Birmingham, AL 35211

    Cookeville, TN

    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501

  • Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation
    Medicine and Health Care

    Doctors use x-rays to produce anatomical images of a patient's body to provide diagnostic information to allow them to diagnose and treat illnesses, injuries or abnormalities. The objective of the Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray program at FORTIS is to provide students comprehensive instruction to prepare for entry-level employment primarily in a doctor's office operating radiographic equipment and performing medical assisting duties. The program is designed to respond to the dynamic and evolving nature of the healthcare community. It emphasizes excellence in patient care that is respectful of others, including the use of safe radiation practices and development of critical thinking skills.

    The FORTIS curriculum prepares students to perform limited numbers and types of X-ray procedures that are typically performed in a doctor's office or walk-in medical clinic along with basic medical assisting skills. The X-ray training includes use of screen/film and digital image receptor systems, procedures used in the darkroom for film processing, formulating X-ray techniques, performance of X-ray procedures, and radiation safety measures. Students learn front desk and medical assisting skills such as taking vital signs and EKG readings, performing exam set up and maintaining electronic health records.

    A person holding certification as a basic X-ray machine operator may perform limited general diagnostic radiographic procedures. This position is an important member of the healthcare team, and works under the direct supervision and control of a licensed practitioner to provide patient care.

    Available at these locations

    Columbus, OH

    4151 Executive Pkwy
    Columbus, OH 43081

    Cutler Bay, FL

    19600 South Dixie Highway
    Cutler Bay, FL 33157

    Orange Park, FL

    700 Blanding Blvd
    Orange Park, FL 32065

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

  • Medical Office Basic X-Ray Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    Doctors use x-rays to produce anatomical images of a patient's body to provide diagnostic information to allow them to diagnose and treat illnesses, injuries or abnormalities. The objective of the Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray program at FORTIS is to provide students comprehensive instruction to prepare for entry-level employment primarily in a doctor's office operating radiographic equipment and performing medical assisting duties. The program is designed to respond to the dynamic and evolving nature of the healthcare community. It emphasizes excellence in patient care that is respectful of others, including the use of safe radiation practices and development of critical thinking skills.

    The FORTIS curriculum prepares students to perform limited numbers and types of X-ray procedures that are typically performed in a doctor's office or walk-in medical clinic along with basic medical assisting skills. The X-ray training includes use of screen/film and digital image receptor systems, procedures used in the darkroom for film processing, formulating X-ray techniques, performance of X-ray procedures, and radiation safety measures. Students learn front desk and medical assisting skills such as taking vital signs and EKG readings, performing exam set up and maintaining electronic health records.

    A person holding certification as a basic X-ray machine operator may perform limited general diagnostic radiographic procedures. This position is an important member of the healthcare team, and works under the direct supervision and control of a licensed practitioner to provide patient care.

    Available at this location

    Salt Lake City, UT

    3949 South 700 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Expanded Functions Dental Assistant [EFDA] program is designed to prepare students for entry-level dental careers working alongside dentists. Skills taught in the EFDA program include placing dental restorations under the direct supervision of a dentist. The expanded functions dental assistant program also prepares students to assist the dentist chairside or to work in the operatory or treatment room with the dentist. The chairside dental assistant mixes and prepares dental impression and restorative materials, evacuates debris and extraneous materials from the oral cavity, and prepares the operator for procedures including instrument tray and anesthesia set-ups as required by the dentist.

    In the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant courses at Fortis, students are taught to expose, process and mount dental radiographs (x-rays). Learn to perform dental instrument sterilization duties and prepare cases to be sent to an outside laboratory. The expanded functions dental assistant may perform some dental laboratory procedures within the office and is often the person responsible for infection control and sterilization requirements as set forth in government regulations and guidelines. The EFDA program at Fortis also prepares students in the various administrative and clerical procedures required in a dental office including word processing, managing files and records, scheduling appointments, and handling other front office duties.

    Available at this location

    Landover, MD

    4351 Garden City Dr
    Landover, MD 20785

  • Pharmacy Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    Pharmacy Technicians are trained health care professionals who work in both hospitals and retail pharmacies under the supervision of a pharmacist. Pharmacy Technicians prepare and fill prescriptions under the direction of a pharmacist, issue medications, and label and store supplies. If you are interested in a career working alongside pharmacists, then consider the Fortis pharmacy technician training program at a school campus in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania or Tennessee.

    Graduates of Fortis pharmacy technician training program will have learned the basic aspects of pharmacy practice, including reading, filling and distributing prescriptions. Our pharmacy technician program students will understand the legal responsibilities of a pharmacy for record maintenance and the handling of various categories of drugs. In addition, the program teaches basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, common drug interactions and their side effects and pharmaceutical agents and their uses.

    Available at these locations

    Baton Rouge, LA

    9255 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809

    Cookeville, TN

    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501

    Cutler Bay, FL

    19600 South Dixie Highway
    Cutler Bay, FL 33157

    Dothan, AL

    200 Vulcan Way
    Dothan, AL 36303

    Landover, MD

    4351 Garden City Dr
    Landover, MD 20785

    Towson, MD

    700 York Road
    Towson, MD 21204

  • Practical Nursing
    Nursing

    The Practical Nursing program at Fortis provides the theory, laboratory and clinical experiences to prepare students to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam and pursue an entry-level position in Practical Nursing. Nursing theory guides clinical practice. The clinical portion of the PN nursing curriculum includes hands-on experience providing nursing care to diverse patient populations in hospitals and other health care agencies. In addition, the clinical portion of the PN program will enable the student to observe first-hand the behaviors that are crucial to employability. Upon completion of the practical nursing (PN) program, students must apply to take the NCLEX-PN examination to obtain licensure as a practical nurse.

    Available at these locations

    Centerville, OH

    555 E. Alex Bell Road
    Centerville, OH 45459

    Cincinnati, OH

    11499 Chester Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45146

    Columbus, OH

    4151 Executive Pkwy
    Columbus, OH 43081

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

    Norfolk, VA

    6300 Center Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

    Richmond, VA

    2000 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23230

    Scranton, PA

    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
    Nursing

    If you want to train to be a Registered Nurse (RN), Fortis conveniently offers an associate degree nursing program at select campuses. The Fortis nursing curriculum provides the knowledge and skills to prepare students to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam and pursue a career as an entry-level registered nurse in a variety of clinical and hospital settings upon passing their licensure exam after graduation. The nursing associate degree at Fortis educates students in response to society's continuing healthcare needs while developing lifelong learners.

    Available at these locations

    Centerville, OH

    555 E. Alex Bell Road
    Centerville, OH 45459

    Cincinnati, OH

    11499 Chester Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45146

    Columbia, SC

    246 Stoneridge Drive
    Columbia, SC 29210

    Columbus, OH

    4151 Executive Pkwy
    Columbus, OH 43081

    Cookeville, TN

    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501

    Cutler Bay, FL

    19600 South Dixie Highway
    Cutler Bay, FL 33157

    Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2545 Bailey Road
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

    Indianapolis, IN

    9001 N. Wesleyan Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46268

    Nashville, TN

    3354 Perimeter Hill Drive
    Nashville, TN 37211

    Norfolk, VA

    6300 Center Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23502

    Orange Park, FL

    700 Blanding Blvd
    Orange Park, FL 32065

    Pensacola, FL

    4081 East Olive Road
    Pensacola, FL 32514

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9022 South US Highway 1
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

    Richmond, VA

    2000 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23230

    Salt Lake City, UT

    3949 South 700 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

  • Class-A CDL Training
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    If you want commercial driving training, look no further than Fortis. Our Class A CDL Preparatory Driving Training program is designed to give you the skills you need to pursue a career as an over-the-road, regional or local commercial driver.

    Your CDL training will start in the classroom, where you'll learn about the vehicles, basic controls, pre-trip inspection, cargo handling, emergency protocol and more. You will then move to the yard, where you'll practice mastering operation and control of your vehicle. Finally, you'll take your newly acquired skills on the road, with our experienced instructors by your side, guiding you through what you need to know. Upon graduation, you'll receive a diploma and have the skills you need to obtain your commercial driving license and land an entry-level job in commercial trucking.

    Program offered at: Forty Fort, PA

    Available at this location

    Forty Fort, PA

    166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704

    Accreditation

    Contact individual campus about specific accreditation information. https://www.fortis.edu/our-difference/accreditation

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  • Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    As a graduate of our CDL training program, you will receive a diploma and should be capable of operating a tractor trailer with a vehicle gross weight of 80,000 lbs., an articulated vehicle with a trailer in excess of 10,001 lbs., or a straight vehicle in excess of 26,001 lbs. This is great news because, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for truck drivers nationally is projected to grow 21% nationally over the next 10 years.

    The course material presented in the Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving Program is intended to develop useable skills and technical knowledge leading to employment as a Tractor Trailer Driver. Before that employment is possible, the student must pass the Commercial Driver’s License tests for the state in which they are licensed. The training offered during this program will provide the students with advanced range and road skill development, and in-depth classroom material. This skill and knowledge enhancement will enable the graduate, upon obtaining entry-level employment, to further develop his or her career as a Tractor Trailer Driver.

    Upon meeting the graduation requirements, the student will be qualified to enter employment as a tractor trailer driver employed in intrastate and/or interstate commerce. Each graduate will possess a Commercial Drivers’ License with all relative endorsements. The graduate will be capable of operating a tractor-trailer with a vehicle gross weight of 80,000 lbs, an articulated vehicle with a trailer in excess of 10,001 lbs or a straight vehicle in excess of 26,001lbs.

    Program offered at: Cookeville, TN

    Available at this location

    Cookeville, TN

    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501

    Accreditation

    Contact individual campus about specific accreditation information. https://www.fortis.edu/our-difference/accreditation

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  • Commercial Truck Driver Training
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    If you're considering attending one of the commercial truck driving schools in PA, take a look at FORTIS. Our Commercial Truck Driver Training program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to successfully maneuver a tractor trailer.

    Program offered at: Forty Fort, PA

    Available at this location

    Forty Fort, PA

    166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704

    Accreditation

    Contact individual campus about specific accreditation information. https://www.fortis.edu/our-difference/accreditation

    Disclosure

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