Truck Equipment 101

As part of an ongoing effort to support workforce development in the industry, NTEA has produced Truck Equipment 101, a training program covering all aspects of work trucks and the industry — from chassis and powertrains to bodies and cab styles. This introductory course, made up of 15 video-based modules, provides an industry overview, insight into systems that make up a truck, and basic regulatory requirements applicable to U.S. and Canadian markets. Order today (Member $0, Nonmember $199).

topics include

Truck basics
Truck powertrains, axles and GAWR
Tires, wheels and suspension
Truck bodies and electrical
Truck technologies
Truck certification


Truck Equipment 101 Introductory Course  | Member $0, Nonmember $199
Order process
  1. Create an account on (if you don’t already have one). 
  2. Order TE101 via Shop NTEA (must complete entire ordering process)
  3. You will receive a confirmation email shortly after completing the order with a link to the course.
  4. Click the link to start TE101
Please note:
  • In order to receive $0 member pricing, you must login using your NTEA member credentials. Please contact us at 800-441-6832 or for assistance.
  • This course is designed for a single user to complete as certification is applied to the individual's login. 
  • When placing your order, shipping address must be a physical address within the 48 contiguous United States. Unfortunately, we cannot complete your order with a PO Box.

TE101 qualifies for six Member Verification Program (MVP) education credit hours. Modules were developed by staff engineers with more than 50 years of combined experience.

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Looking for a comprehensive guide? NTEA's Truck Equipment Handbook Handbook is a resource for truck equipment distributors, manufacturers, truck dealers and salespeople. and truck buyers. Learn more.

Additional resources
Truck Equipment 201
Vehicle certification resources