Considering Using Your GI Bill® VA Benefits to Become a Truck driver or Heavy Equipment Operator?

National Training, Inc. is approved for Veterans training by the state approving agency of Florida. We are the only truck driving school in the country with a 350-acre custom designed training complex, including a private 1 ¼-mile highway designed specifically to teach our students how to safely drive semi tractor-trailers.

NTI 350-acre training grounds

Important Notes About Using Your VA Benefits

Each service member on active duty should check in with his or her education office to discuss options for using their VA benefits for our programs. If you are preparing to discharge from the military, you might want to speak with a transition specialist, if one is available where you are stationed.

Before we will be able to enroll you into one of our programs, there are several steps to follow with the VA to apply for your GI Bill® benefits. Some of these are outlined here, but for complete details on the process, click here.

VA Benefits

VA Payment Compliance

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679 subsection (e), this school adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from the VA.

This school will not:
• Prevent the student’s enrollment
• Assess a late penalty fee to the student
• Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding
• Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities)
available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution

However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:
• Produce the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) by the first day of class
• Provide a written request to be certified
• Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional

Have questions about our programs or how to use your VA benefits to train with us? Contact our  Military Education Specialists at (800) 488-7364.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at