Career Tech, LLC was founded by Mark Jordan in January, 2010 incorporated in the State of Florida. Career Tech is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education.

Mission Statement

The primary mission of Career Tech is to instruct students with career and technical education to meet the competency levels and credentials needed for initial employment and/or career advancement.

School Description

Career tech is an adult vocational school located in Lakeland, Florida serving students primarily from the Central Florida region. Career tech currently offers programs for Advanced Truck Driver Training & Commercial Truck Driver Training.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Career tech does not discriminate against students, faculty, or staff and no person shall be excluded from participating in programs or be subjected to any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, breed, gender, age, disability, religion, or national origin. Disability accommodations will be made on as needed basis beyond the minimum requirements for space and access.


Career Tech is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400: toll free number 888-224-6684.


Career Tech, LLC. is a Christian based school that specializes in Truck Driver training. Our training is hands on; and our strong faith allows us to give our students an amazing opportunity to change their life.  Many of our students believe that they were led here as a pivotal step in having a brighter future.  Not only do we teach you the skills needed to pass your CDL test, but we teach you other life skills that you will need on the road.  Hazmat, Logging, and Mapping are just a few courses that are included in our curriculum.

At Career Tech, you will learn many life skills that will make the difference between a job and a career, the difference between an employee and a professional, the difference between loving your work and hating your job, the difference between going through the motions of life running on a hamster wheel, and discovering that there is a purpose for your life.

Here at Career Tech you can “Dream Today, Drive Tomorrow.”

160 Hours of Training (Certificate Program)

Small Class Size

Hands on Training / More Truck Time

High Pass Rate for the CDL Test

Graduate in as little as 3 weeks

Classes start every Monday



Mark Jordan
CEO, Owner
Julie Prashad-Ramirez
Kevin Wynne
Vice President of Education / Owner
James Wetherington
Vice President of Operations


What is the class size?

Classes average 6 students for our Advanced Truck Driver and Commercial Truck Driver Training programs.

Do you offer housing?

The school does not have on-campus housing for students. The cost of housing is not included in the tuition and is the responsibility of the student. There are several hotels within a short distance of the school that offer housing at various prices. Contact Career Tech Student Services for more housing information and options.

What is your fee / payment schedule?

The full payment of the total program cost is required before the first class begins. Students have the option for a payment plan as listed in
the enrollment agreement, subject to approved credit.

Do you offer Financial Aid?

Financial aid, in the form of student loans, are available to qualified and credit worthy students from commercial lenders and direct from the school. Applications for direct school loans are available at the school. The amount of the loan and the terms of the loan are determined by the lender. Financial aid in the form of partial scholarships and WIA vouchers may be available to qualified students through their local workforce development board. Career Tech participates in workforce development programs in Polk, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Highlands counties. Veterans assistance  programs, vocational rehab and welfare to work programs are also available to qualified  applicants. Any student needing financial aid should contact Career Tech Student Services
for more information.

What type of insurance do I need?

The Affordable Care Act requires all adults to maintain health insurance. Students are expected to be in compliance with the law and may also want to purchase student accident insurance to cover themselves during their time in school. Safety is emphasized during your training, however, there are inherit risk associated with being a truck driver and being
around heavy equipment. that moves. Students are responsible for their own safety while in the trucks or on the campus.

Do you offer Job Placement?

Students are encouraged to continue their job search while enrolled at Career Tech and participate in various voluntary training and counseling opportunities that may be offered from time to time. Employment advisement, including resume preparation and interviewing tips are available. Career Tech assists graduates with finding employment in the field they have been trained. The placement staff makes every effort to assist graduates with part-time or full-time employment; however, the school does not guarantee employment.


Let us answer any questions you may have.