Diploma.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by heynow1, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. heynow1

    heynow1 New Member

    I work as a preloader, do I need a high school diploma to move up to driver?
     
  2. No you are good.
     
  3. heynow1

    heynow1 New Member

    I thought I heard HR. say something about drivers toping out need diplomas.
     
  4. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    Your going to need a High school diploma or GED to get through life so get your GED.
     
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  5. Kicked Your Dog

    Kicked Your Dog 22 Year South Cal UPSer

    Definitely don't need one for Orion team. A diploma might actually disqualify you.
     
  6. Pickles

    Pickles Member

    I thought you needed a GED or Diploma just to get hired?
     
  7. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    We had a drivers son work his whole senior year of high school.
     
  8. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Even if you didn't, who would ever check?
     
  9. HomeDelivery

    HomeDelivery Well-Known Member

    aim higher than becoming a driver...

    most transportation companies want potential drivers to be at least 21 years old... so you have plenty of time to start figuring what you want to do

    no kids & planning not to have any? well i guess you're set!
     
  10. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    If the OP is a part timer at ups they could have 10-15 years to try and decide if full time driver is what they want. Before they would even have to worry about it.
     
  11. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    If the OP doesn't make UPS a career or gets fired most employers will look a the lack of a HS diploma or GED as a negative and he will have a very little choice on where he could get a job and little to now of getting a good paying job.... Employers aren't looking for quitters and lack of a HS diploma or GED is a big red flag....
     
  12. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Oh I agree. I mean a high scho diploma or a GED aren't all that hard to get.
     
  13. ChickenLegs

    ChickenLegs Safety Expert

    that's for sure :)
     
  14. HomeDelivery

    HomeDelivery Well-Known Member

    you can easily find out if you want to move into a package car by signing up to be a package mule, cough, driver's helper for a peak season or two... don't need to wait that long...

    but as far as Feeder, goes... i'll let them chime in or you can google that part
     
  15. iruhnman630

    iruhnman630 Active Member

    You have shown you are smart enough and responsible enough to get this job. Now build on that and GET YOUR GED! No excuses.
     
  16. upschuck

    upschuck Avatar bet gone wrong

    Get your GED, it will make you feel better about yourself.
     
  17. mixyo

    mixyo Active Member

    That's what I thought too...


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  18. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    If you plan on going into mgt , then a Master's Degree will be required .
     
  19. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    Just a side note ;
    recently Northeastern University was sending out diplomas I noticed that their return address had the wrong zip code .
     
  20. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Master in BS
     
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