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American Institute of Technology

American Institute of Technology
440 S. 54th Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85043

The American Institute of Technology, located in Phoenix, Arizona, offers individuals training to work as commercial drivers in the truck industry. American Institute of Technology offers three specialized programs, professional driver, commercial driver, and truck driver training. They offer financial aid programs through the U.S. Department of Education as well as paid externships.

Founded in 1981, after four years the American Institute of Technology applied for and received accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools. With national recognition for their dedication on improving commercial vehicle driver training, AIT focuses on training students to meet Commercial Drivers requirements as well as become valued employees at some of the finest transportation companies.

American Institute of Technology focuses on teaching students through a hands-on approach. Training focus on demonstrations, study, and practice with modern equipment while working closely with instructors in small classroom settings. Instruction also extends beyond the classroom training by integrating shifting simulators, instructional equipment, VHS training aids, and road and range training conducted in or near the Phoenix metropolitan areas.

Quick Facts:

  • While their main campus is located in Phoenix, AIT also opened a second branch campus in North Las Vegas in 2001.

  • After ten years as a vocational school offering a variety of programs, AIT shifted their focus to strictly truck driver training in 1991.

  • AIT offers recruiting programs with trucking companies and carriers such as DSW, Swift Transportation, and Werner Enterprises

  • AIT's programs are formulated so that individuals gain the knowledge needed to secure a license by passing the Commercial Drivers license test.

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