Getting your Commercial Driver’s License or CDL is a big decision. It is also a great investment in your future. CDL truck driver is currently one of the most in-demand jobs. The great news is getting your commercial driver’s license is faster and more affordable than you might think. Let’s explore some of our most frequently asked questions.
How much do truck drivers make?
First year truck drivers can earn between $50,000 to $70,000 a year. Pay can vary based on the type of driving you perform, location and company you drive for. Truck drivers also receive full health and dental benefits, as well as vacation pay and 401(k).
How long does it take to get your CDL?
Our CDL truck driver training class takes approximately 3-4 weeks. The 160 hour program combines classroom training with range and road training. Students will learn from experienced professional truck drivers.
How much does CDL training cost?
Depending on your current situation, you may be eligible to receive state or local funding to assist with the cost of tuition. The amount of assistance can vary by program, however in many cases grants cover most, if not all of training costs. We offer a variety of tuition assistance programs and financing options to make CDL training attainable to everyone.
Where are you located?
We work with a network of schools in 13 locations across the US. However we train students from all states through our schools that offer housing.
What are the requirements for CDL training?
The great thing about CDL school is no previous commercial driving experience is required. You will need to be at least 18 years of age with a valid U.S. driver’s license and a good driving record.
How do I get started with CDL training?
The first step is to fill out an application. This will provide our career specialists with the information they need to determine eligibility and tuition assistance. Once your application is received, a Career Specialist will call to review your application. Once approved, your tuition assistance or payment method will be determined. Then you will be enrolled in an upcoming class. During this time, a Career Specialist will be talking with you about job opportunities. Our goals to to help you secure a job before you even attend training! Our program boasts a 95% job placement rate. Ready to get started? Fill out the application below.