Savannah Technical College partners with Step-Up Savannah to introduce Jockey Truck Workforce Development Training

Jockey Truck Class Jan. 17

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Chatham Apprentice Program now offers a new jockey truck operator safety training thanks to a partnership with Savannah Technical College’s Professional Continuing Education Department and Step-Up Savannah’s Chatham Apprentice Program.

The Chatham Apprentice Program helps unemployed and under-employed Chatham County residents find or create career paths that offer family supporting wages and opportunities for advancement. Participants in the program learn professionalism, teamwork, conflict resolution and other employability skills while receiving Jockey Truck training provided by Savannah Technical College.

The jockey truck operator safety course will provide training on control systems, vehicle inspection, basic control, backing, visibility, communication, and space management as well as offer hands-on practice on a TICO jockey truck.

The jockey truck will be available through February 27 at STC’s Savannah Campus (5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, 31405). STC’s Continuing Education Department will be scheduling additional sessions with employers that are interested in training their staff. To be added to the schedule, please contact or call 912-443-3012.

STC’s Professional Continuing Education Department provides short-term classes in both traditional and online classroom settings. Courses cover a variety of skills and workforce development options that match local employer’s needs. For more details about other classes visit:

For more information about CAP visit Step Up Savannah, Inc. engages all sectors of the community to improve the economic mobility and financial stability of families in Savannah, Chatham County. To learn more about Step Up Savannah, Inc. visit its website at


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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (