There aren’t many high-paying careers you can obtain without a college degree, a lot of time invested or previous experience. Truck driving is the exception. You can receive the training you need to become a licensed CDL driver in 3-4 weeks with no previous experience.
Truck driving is a great entry-level career that pays well above entry-level wages. The majority of our graduates earn between $69,000 and $85000* their first year depending on the company and type of driving they do.
Ready to learn more? Follow these steps to your new career.
1. Fill out an Application:
By filling out our short online application, you can get prequalified for our CDL training program. Program qualifications include:
– Must be at least 21 years of age
– Have a valid U.S. driver’s license
– Be able to pass a DOT drug screen and physical
– No DUI convictions in the past 5 years
2. Talk with an Enrollment Specialist
We’re sure you have a lot of questions about what to expect from CDL school and your new career in trucking. Our knowledgeable enrollment specialists are here to answer your questions. Did you know 95% of our students receive a job offer before graduation? Our enrollment specialists will discuss potential job opportunities with our partner carriers to find you the best job match.
3. Finance Your Education
Once accepted into our program, your enrollment specialist will help you determine the best way to finance your education. We offer a variety of affordable options including government grants, tuition assistance from our partner carriers and GI Bill benefits.
4. Attend CDL School
We begin new CDL classes every Monday. Space is limited, so be sure to schedule your class as soon as possible. You can expect to be in training for 3-4 weeks. Time depends on ability. Our program will provide you will the knowledge and skills to safely operate a truck and pass your CDL exam.
5. Company Training
Your goal upon graduation is to receive and accept a job offer from a trucking company. Once you have a job offer, you will attend that company’s paid on-the-job training program. The amount of time and pay varies by carrier. You will discuss this in advance with your enrollment specialist and the trucking company’s recruiter. During company training you will learn all about the policies of your new carrier and spend time driving on the road with a driver trainer. Once training is successfully completed you will hit the road in your truck!
The steps are easy, the work is hard, but it is 100% worth it when you get the keys to that truck and your first paycheck! Just think how much your life could change in a month with the right training. Get started by filling out the form below.
**Pay information based on ATA Compensation Study.