Hamrick School

By: Bubbajunk.com

Hamrick School is located at 1156 Medina Rd., Medina, OH.  The training programs at Hamrick  are both quick and copious. They prepare students with careers that will allow them to do independent, rewarding work while serving others. They have years of experience training students in massage therapy, medical assisting, and truck driving. It has a history of success in education since 1980.

Hamrick SchoolÂâ€Ã¢„¢s truck driver training is designed to help their students become safe, knowledgeable, professional drivers. The students will learn the skills theyÂâ€Ã¢„¢ll use on the job by experiencing instruction both in the classroom and hands-on training.

With the students' training from Hamrick School, they'll be ready to hit the road! Students can choose from their two truck driver training programs and select the one that will help them reach their goals:

  • Advanced Truck Driver Training Program – This training program is tailored fit for students who have no prior truck driving experience. It prepares the student for CDL temporary permit test and to aim for an entry-level employment as a driver in the trucking industry.

  • 600 Master Truck Driver Training Program – Students who have no prior knowledge or experience in tractor-trailer driving and who are seeking more advanced training are a good fit for this program. Students will prepare for the CDL temporary permit test and be knowledgeable on tractor-trailer and passenger bus driving, preventative maintenance, vehicle inspections, and safe operating procedures.


Hamrick School offers placement assistance for students in its truck driver training programs. 1). The School will schedule presentations from a variety of trucking companies. Companies like Werner Enterprises, TMC/Anett Holdings, Inc., Swift Transportation, Valley Transportation, and K&P Trucking take applications and interview students in programs for job openings in Ohio or beyond, during their visit. 2). Job orders are taken by the Career Services department personnel from area trucking companies seeking students from truck driver training schools in Ohio. These job orders offer graduates a multitude of opportunities and students who would like to review these job orders are invited to meet with Career Services department personnel at their convenience.


Hamrick School offers several student services:


Financial Aid. Hamrick offers different financing options for students.


  • Training grants – Hamrick is an approved provider for the Workforce Investment Act. State Agencies offer grants to help individuals who have a low income or are unemployed to qualify for training.

  • Veterans – the Department of Education State Approving Agency for Veterans Training approved some programs for veterans training. There are a number of timeframes and circumstances where a veteran may qualify for benefits.

  • Federal Financial Aids – Hamrick offers financial aid for those who qualify and enroll in an eligible program. The following financial aid programs for students who qualify are:

    • Federal PELL Grant

    • Federal Direct Loan Program

    • Federal PLUS Loan Programs

  • Non-federal loan options – Hamrick School can also provide students with information on non-federal based financing options. These are loans often made through banks. Hamrick School cannot guarantee a studentÂâ€Ã¢„¢s acceptance, though.

    Tuition Reimbursement Program -- Some trucking companies pre-hires the students and reimburse their tuition as long as the student stays as an employee of the trucking company which hired him/her.


Advising – At Hamrick students will be advised in areas of academic or attendance concerns. A plan will be developed to achieve the program objectives and improve attendance and academic performance. Sessions may be initiated at the studentÂâ€Ã¢„¢s request, the instructorÂâ€Ã¢„¢s call, or at the behest of the SchoolÂâ€Ã¢„¢s administration.

Tutoring – Tutoring is free of charge it can be upon the student's request or may be a requirement if advised by the instructor or the School's administration.

Library resources – Students can use the library where they can have access to text materials, reference books, trade journals and periodicals which may be used as supplemental reading for coursework and for general background information.

KnowItNow – Here students are encouraged to access the KnowItNow web site for reference materials. It is a live online information service provided free of charge for the citizens of Ohio by the State Library of Ohio and the Ohio Public Library. Professional librarians are available 24/7 to answer reference questions and assist students/individuals in searching for information.

Housing – Hamrick does not have institutional housing available. There are motels within the vicinity that offer rooms at a reduced rate to students, though. The admissions office can assist and provide information about these available lodgings.

Hamrick School is an accredited Member of ACCSC. Approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (Reg. No. 88-02-1147T), and licensed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety (License #155).