Indiana CDL Scholarship: New Castle and Ivy Tech Team Up!

Ivy Tech and New Castle Career Center team up on a new scholarship that is making waves making it easier than ever to get a CDL and find a job in the logistics and transportation industry

Future Drivers, Get Ready To Start Your Engine!

Exciting news coming out of Indiana! The New Castle Career Center (NCCC), a vocational education center located in New Castle, Indiana has teamed up with Ivy Tech, a leading Indiana community college. Together they’re using their educational forces for the future of trucking.

The two have come together to launch an awesome new program for high school students who want to pursue a career in trucking and other supply chain jobs.

A CDL Scholarship?

If you’re in your junior or senior year of high school, you can take part in the new Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program. This program offers two pathways to choose from: the Transportation Pathway and the Supply Chain Pathway.

Transportation Pathway

The Transportation Pathway is for seniors who want to earn six credit hours while getting their CDL A or B license certifications. During the program, you’ll learn all about safety and take part in hands-on learning experiences.

In the second semester, you’ll actually work in the transportation industry four days a week while continuing your studies. This is an excellent opportunity to get actually qualifiable, hands-on experience while continuing to learn about the transportation industry.

Supply Chain Pathway

This pathway is open to anyone who wants to earn six credit hours and may participate in the program for one or two years.

During the Supply Chain Pathway program, you will:

  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Planning and Design
  • Customer Service
  • Purchasing
  • Forecasting
  • Warehouse Management
  • Transportation Systems

In your second year, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in work-based learning and gain valuable experience.

Only Six Spots Available – Apply Now!

Space is currently limited for the Transportation Pathway, with only six students accepted into the program. To apply, you must have reliable transportation to Ivy Tech in New Castle, where all classes will be held.

Don’t hesitate – this is an incredible opportunity to pursue your dreams and gain valuable experience in an essential and growing industry.

Henry County is very fortunate to have such a strong Career Center in our area. Mackenzie Jackson, Director of the Career Center, is always looking to build program offerings for students that will make them a skilled commodity in high wage high demand professions when they graduate… I really wish i was given this kind of opportunity as a young person

Jeanie Hamblin-Fox
Site Director, Ivy Tech

Get Ready to Start Your Engines!

As the trucking industry continues to evolve, many discussions have focused on self-driving vehicles. However, Indiana is taking a unique approach by investing in the education and training of future drivers. By doing so, they’re not only revitalizing the industry but also laying a strong foundation for a promising future.

Are you ready to be part of this exciting future? Don’t wait, apply now for the CDL Program at the New Castle Career Center and start your journey towards an exciting career in the transportation and supply chain industries. For more information, call (765) 593-6680 today!

As always, If you’re in search of CDL A, B, or warehouse positions, check out our open positions. And if you need staffing solutions for commercial driving or industrial positions, be sure to explore our offerings.

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