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CDL Classes in Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas is a great place to live and work. But do you know what else it’s perfect for? Starting on the ultimate road trip! As the almost geographical center of the country, it’s perfectly situated to explore America. You can earn a well-paid income as you roam and experience both the freedom and stability you crave when you become a commercial truck driver.** With the Driver Resource Center’s nationwide network of certified training schools, including Kansas Truck Driving School (KTDS) in Wichita, you’ll be a road warrior in just weeks!

While quality semi truck drivers have always been in demand, the COVID pandemic means the shortage of well-trained truckers has increased even more. This translates into carriers paying even higher salaries for well-trained truck drivers, so there’s no better time to start your CDL training in Wichita!***

Need training for your fleet or an employee?

Whether you need CDL training for one person or many, Driver Resource Center’s network of CDL schools can help with your fleet driver training needs. Customizable training is available on automatic and manual transmission trucks. Learn More

CDL Classes in Wichita, Kansas

When you’re ready to embark on a new career, start by enrolling in CDL training classes at KTDS in Wichita, KS. Founded in 2012 and with over 30,000 graduates since its inception, KTDS is well-positioned to provide you the training and experience you need to obtain your CDL. KTDS’s mission is to be the best source of well-trained new drivers in Kansas at a low tuition cost, possibly even free with grants, sponsorships and tuition assistance. As a member of the Driver Resource Center’s school network, you will receive a high-quality education in Wichita that exceeds industry standards and gets you road-ready in just 4 weeks!

Why Choose Kansas Truck Driving School?

The level of commitment to your safety and knowledge as well as being a great resource for employment opportunities are just a few reasons why KTDS should be your first call in exploring obtaining a CDL. Top-tier trucking companies are so confident in the quality of our training that many students receive job offers even before enrolling. No experience? No problem!. All you need is the drive to succeed. Need more reasons why KTDS should be your choice for CDL school in Wichita?

Low tuition costs. *Free CDL training is available with grants, tuition assistance and more.

Veterans may use Post-9/11 GI Bill® to cover CDL training costs.*

Starting salaries average $69,000 - $85,000.**

Our Career Specialists will help you find a job.

Experienced instructors with an average of 15 years of Class A real world driving experience.

Lifetime career assistance.

*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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill. https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/Trademark_Terms_of_Use.asp   **Pay information based on ATA Compensation Study. ***Driver demand based on ATA report Report.

When you’re ready to start your CDL classes in Wichita with Kansas Truck Driving School, apply online or reach us at


We can help answer all your questions and direct you to available grants to cover the cost of tuition.

CDL Requirements in Kansas

Once you’ve completed your CDL training at Kansas Truck Driving School, you’ll be ready for your trucking career with a premier carrier. After graduation, you can apply for your CDL in Wichita, KS. You’ll have to meet the necessary requirements to be certified in Kansas as a commercial truck driver.

  • Be at least 18 years old. (21 to have passengers or drive out of state.)
  • Complete a certified commercial driving course.
  • Complete Truckers Against Trafficking training.
  • Have your Commercial Learner's Permit (CDL permit) for at least 14 days before taking the CDL test. (No permit is required to enroll. We will help you get your permit as part of the training.) Getting your CDL permit requires you to:
    • Pass the written knowledge test.
    • Provide 1 document proving legal residency in the U.S.
    • Submit a review of your driving record.
    • Present valid Medical Examiner’s certificate.
  • Present valid Medical Examiner’s certificate. Have a valid Kansas driver’s license of any class.
  • Pass required skills test.
  • Read, write and speak English.

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4838 S Broadway
Wichita, KS 67216

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8am - 4:30pm

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