Commercial Truck Driver Training

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Trucking is a high-demand industry that offers rock-solid wages and job security. And there are jobs! Our Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training can get you up to speed and on the road in less than 30 days. We have a state-of-the-art training facility located in Afton, Minnesota, and our qualified instructors have millions of miles of driving experience and solid teaching backgrounds.

Program Highlights

  • Courses begin each month
  • Experienced, helpful instructors
  • Low student-instructor ratio (generally 1:3)
  • Job placement assistance
  • Excellent exam pass rates
  • Great earning potential

Core Programs

  • Commercial Driver’s License — Class A
  • Commercial Driver’s License — Class B
  • CDL Permit Prep (online class)
  • Individual/Small Group CDL Instruction
  • 40-Hour Refresher
  • Forklift Training
  • Customized Company-Specific Training

What You’ll Learn

  • Equipment fundamentals for the commercial truck driving field
  • How to maneuver various sized trucks through more than 30 different types of obstacles
  • Basic knowledge and driving skills to pass the commercial driver’s license exam
  • Rules of the road and smart driving strategies
  • How to connect with companies that are hiring

How You’ll Learn

We provide a diverse mix of classroom, discussions, videos, driving demos, and plenty of hands-on driving practice. You’ll train on newer manual transmission trucks and will learn to maneuver truck-trailer combinations of various sizes.


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid CDL permit
  • Must pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam and drug test
  • Ability to read well enough to perform all truck driver duties
  • At least 18 years old (21 if you plan to drive interstate routes and for the new veterans grant)


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