CDL/Truck Driving

  • Program Includes

    Five weeks (200 hours) of instruction
    Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

    • 80 hours of classroom instruction
    • 120 hours of behind the wheel instruction
    • Training on automatic and manual transmission operation
    • Textbooks and course materials
    • Licensing costs
    • DOT Physical
    • DOT drug screening
CDL A Training 2023 - 2024 Schedule

*Schedule Subject to change based on Registration

Classes Monday through Friday
Weeks 1 and 2 classroom:

8 am to 4:30 pm at the Academy: 1931 Stella Lake Dr. 89106

Weeks 3, 4 & 5 Drive Skills:

8 am to 4:30 pm at the Drive Range: 4241 W Reno Ave 89118

11/27/23—12/08/23 Class at the Academy
12/11/23—12/29/23 Drive at Range (Christmas)

01/02/24—01/12/24 Class at the Academy 
01/15/24—02/02/24 Drive at Range

02/5/24—02/16/24 Class at the Academy

02/16/24—03/08/24 Drive at Range

03/11/24-3/22/24 Class at the Academy
03/25/24-4/12/24 Drive Range

04/15/24-4/26/24 Class at the Academy
04/29/24-5/17/24 Drive Range

05/20/24-5/31/24 Class at the Academy
06/3/24-6/21/24 Drive Range

06/24/24-7 /5/24 Class at the Academy
07/08/24-7/26/24 Drive Range

7/29/24-8/9/24 Class at the Academy
8/12/24-8/30/24 Drive Range

9/3/24-9/13/24 Class at the Academy
9/16/24-10/4/24 Drive Range

10/7 /24-10/18/24 Class at the Academy
10/24/24-11/8/24 Drive Range

11/11/24-11/22/24 Class at the Academy
11/25/24-12/13/24 Driving Range


This introductory course will give students a basic understanding of commercial driving and prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks, buses, delivery vehicles, and other for-hire vehicles and commercial vehicles. The course will cover basic principles, scientific principles and applications of safety.

Training Highlights
  • operating gas, diesel and electrically-powered vehicles
  • loading and unloading cargo or passengers
  • reporting delays or accidents on the road
  • verifying load against shipping papers
  • record keeping
  • Prerequisites and eligibility

    • Must be 21 years of age
    • Possess a valid driver's license
    • Must pass a DOT physical exam
    • Submit a five (5) year DMV driving record
    • Present a Social Security card
    • No disqualifying legal history
    • High school diploma or equivalent recommended
      • If high school diploma is not available, students must complete an entrance exam (CASAS) (Work Keys) in addition to Academy entrance protocol

CDL/Truck Driver tuition

$6,550 (All-inclusive)

*Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify.