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Dispatching & Transportation Operations Earns Near Perfect Placement Rate at Automotive Training Centres in Surrey

11 DEC 2012
Topic : Education News

Dispatching and Transportation Operations Students at Automotive Training Centres in Surrey, BC. enjoy a 97% employment placement rate.

Surrey, British Columbia  Automotive Training Centres (ATC) in Surrey, BC is proud to announce a ninety-seven per cent job placement rate for Dispatching & Transportation Operations graduates.

Trained in the state-of-the-art facilities, ATC graduates learn every aspect of the trucking industry. Whether employed in a busy control centre as a dispatcher, or working hands-on as a warehouse supervisor, employers know they can look to ATC for graduates with the right skills for the job.

Alongside classrooms and a fully functional mechanic garage, ATC maintains an active placement support through their student services, relying on their strong alumni network, regularly updated job postings and student events, feeding new grads from convocation to career in the booming trucking industry.

Transport training prepares students with a wide range of skills, from load planning to record keeping, and makes sure that graduates have a firm grounding in industry knowledge. Dispatcher courses teach graduates to run the switchboard and become the brain behind the driver’s muscle. They learn the specialized jargon of radio and how to facilitate communication between trucks and their destinations. Both parts of the program help graduates overcome challenges like coordinating private contractors and freight companies, since many drivers own their own truck; helping keep the roads safe by learning essential driver safety rules; and keeping track of cargoes that may be scattered all across the country.

Dispatching & Transportation Operations is not ATC’s only area of specialty. Overall, ATC holds a ninety-two per cent job placement rate, allowing it to become known for all of its career focused programs, including:

  •     Auto Technician Training
  •     Auto Sales & Leasing
  •     Parts & Warehousing
  •     Auto Service Operations
  •     Automotive Business Managers
  •     Auto Body Collision Estimators
  •     Collision Repair Trades


ATC offers part- and full-time studies, with programs lasting six to forty-two weeks. ATC’s program design allows for there to be a constant intake of new students every few weeks, and it combines classroom learning with projects that simulate the sort of challenges and responsibilities they will deal with as part of their future career.