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First Student Training Programs

Take advantage of our wide range of training programs, fine-tuned over our 100 years in the industry.

Comprehensive Training & Support​

We offer training options for new and experienced drivers and monitors to prepare them to get behind the wheel. We have specialized programs for different skill levels, and a special needs program with wide-ranging support for students in special populations. No matter your training needs, our programs produce a prepared and professional transportation team. ​

New Driver CLP Training

Designed for our newest employees, our CLP (commercial learner’s permit) training is the first step for new First Student drivers.

Entry-Level Driver Training

Whether you’re an individual looking to get your CDL, or a district who wants to train your full staff, our ELDT program will provide everything you need.

Comprehensive Driver Training

First Student’s driver training program provides our staff with the tools they need to provide a safe and reliable experience for students.

Special Needs Training

Our special needs transportation training was co-developed with the #1 children’s hospital in the country. It prepares drivers to support students in a meaningful way.


Employee Spotlight

"I liked what I saw and the schedule worked out great for me. I also liked the diversity in the jobs available at First Student and in the people whom I would deal with on a day-to-day basis."


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