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This program is designed to prepare you for employment in the trucking industry. The course exceeds 160 hours consisting of both classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience satisfying requirements determined by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for entry-level driver training in accordance with 49 CFR 380.503.

NOTE: The ability to read and speak English is required for testing with the State DMV.

Areas of classroom instruction include: Instrument Clusters, Brake System Operation and Inspection, Diesel Engines, Trailer Specifications, Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely, Shifting Theory, Driving Techniques, Backing Tractor-Trailers, Safety Compliance (CSA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, (FMCSA), and log books. Behind-the-wheel experience will prepare attendees for the CDL Pre-trip/Vehicle Inspection test, the Basic Control Skills Test and the Road Test.

A class A CDL instructional permit, current driving record, textbook, DOT physical and drug screen are all required to begin the program.

By the end of the program, you will have the opportunity to test for your CDL. Multiple recruiters from area trucking companies visit each class to recruit; additional job placement assistance is available.

The Truck Driver Training at WITCC has a 98% employment rate for it's graduates. The median annual wage for a truck driver is over $40,000 a year in a variety of industries. The future outlook is strong with growth expected through the next several years.

Classes are located at the WITCC Beltway Center, 3415 Hwy. 75 North. Evening classes are now being offered. Tuition assistance may be available for the four-week course. Call 712.274.6449 to see if you'd qualify.

Public CDL Testing Options

Third party examiners available. For more information, visit our Public CDL Testing page.

Course Contact

Rod Herron
rodney.herron@witcc.edu
712.274.8733 ext. 1857

Businesses needing to train multiple people should call to discuss customized courses to meet business needs.

Upcoming Classes

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Class ID
Class
Dates
Cost
CTRA-1053-04 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
10/24/18-11/19/18
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1053-05 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
11/26/18-12/21/18
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1053-06 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
01/07/19-02/01/19
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1053-07 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
02/04/19-03/01/19
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1053-08 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
03/04/19-03/29/19
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1077-03 (Schrooten)
Truck Driving Program-Evening
03/11/19-04/19/19
$3395
MTWTHF at 05:00PM - 09:00PM
S at 08:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
CTRA-1053-09 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
04/01/19-04/30/19
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1053-10 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
05/01/19-05/29/19
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1077-04 (Hoose)
Truck Driving Program-Evening
05/06/19-06/18/19
$3395
MTWTHF at 05:00PM - 09:00PM
S at 08:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
CTRA-1053-11 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
05/30/19-06/26/19
$2895
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
CTRA-1077-05 (Schrooten)
Truck Driving Program-Evening
06/24/19-08/07/19
$3395
S at 08:00AM - 04:00PM
MTWTHF at 05:00PM - 09:00PM
Sioux City
CTRA-1053-12 (Herron)
Truck Driving Program
06/27/19-07/26/19
$2895
S at 07:00AM - 04:00PM
MTWTHF at 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs