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Professional Truck Driving

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Are you looking for a hands-on career that offers competitive pay and allows you to work independently and explore the country? If so, a truck driving career could be a great option for you! 桃花堂视频鈥檚 Professional Truck Driving Program prepares you for life on the open road, giving you the behind-the-wheel experience you need to pursue a career in the trucking industry.

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Daytime classes available

What Makes the Professional Truck Driving Program at 桃花堂视频 Different?

Gear

Hands-On Focused

Receive on-the-road and behind-the-wheel training in real trucks

Duration 5 months

Accelerated Training

Earn your professional truck driving certificate in as few as 20 weeks

Experienced Instructors

Experienced Instructors

All 桃花堂视频 truck driving instructors have real-world driving experience

Evening Classes

Daytime Classes Available

Flexible class times that work for your busy schedule

Employment Preparation

Employment Preparation

No general education courses required, students will learn the skills required for entry-level employment

Career Placement

Career Placement

Career counseling & placement assistance is available to all qualified graduates

Professional Truck Driving at 桃花堂视频

桃花堂视频 is recognized by the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) as an approved ELDT (Entry Level Driver Training) provider. 桃花堂视频 offers a truck driving school in Illinois and a truck driving school in Missouri. Each location offers two truck driving training options: 1) CDL Training Course and 2) Professional Truck Driving Program. The CDL Training Course takes less than 30 days to complete and is designed to prepare you to pass the licensing exam and obtain a Class A CDL license in the issuing state.

If you鈥檙e interested in more extensive training, the Professional Truck Driving Program could be the right choice for you. In less than six months, you will complete a combination of classroom and behind-the-wheel training, including on-the-range and over-the-road on rural highways, interstates, and urban areas鈥攁ll under the observation of an 桃花堂视频 instructor with a CDL.

HANDS-ON TRUCK DRIVING CLASSES

As a student of 桃花堂视频鈥檚 Professional Truck Driving Program, you鈥檒l be prepared to take the CDL permit exam within the first week of class; this allows you to drive while accompanied by a CDL instructor.聽

In addition to permit training, you will also learn:

  • Basic Operations, Safe Operating Procedures & Advanced Operating Practices
  • Vehicle Systems & Reporting Malfunctions
  • Non-Driving Activities (for example, handling & documenting cargo, trip planning, fatigue & wellness awareness, and more.)

The program also covers additional endorsements & training for:

Hazardous Material | Doubles/Triples | Tanker | Forklift

Your behind-the-wheel training includes range, over-the-road, remedial, and observation training to teach you the following skills:

  • Vehicle Inspection (Pre-Trip/Enroute/Post-Trip)
  • Straight Line, Off-Set, and Alley Dock Backing (45/90 degree)
  • Parallel Parking (Blind Side & Sight Side)
  • Coupling and Uncoupling聽
  • Vehicle Controls (including left turns, right turns, land changes, curves at highway speeds, and entry and exit on the interstate or controlled access highway)
  • Shifting/Transmission
  • Safe Driver Behavior
  • & More!

The instructors at 桃花堂视频 all have real-world experience as truck drivers, and will provide you hands-on truck driving instruction and one-on-one interaction to help you develop the skills you need to start a truck driving career.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Aid Team

桃花堂视频’s Financial Aid Team provides personalized support to students applying for federal financial aid and help with understanding all the funding options, including scholarship opportunities.


Scholarship Opportunities

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桃花堂视频 is here to help you attain the funding you need to take the next step in your education. 桃花堂视频’s Financial Aid Team can help match you with scholarship opportunities you may qualify for.


Is Truck Driving a Good Career?

Truck driving can be a good career path if you value freedom and flexibility, and do not want a career that requires you to sit behind a desk. If you would enjoy life on the open road, truck driving could be a good career path for you!

The projects an average of about 241,200 openings for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers per year from 2022-2032. According to , American truck driver wages grew significantly in 2021 amid the ongoing driver shortage that created increased competition for talented truck drivers. The found truckload drivers were paid an estimated median annual amount of $69,687 in 2021, including salaries and bonuses but not benefits.

As a professional truck driver, you can choose from several different career paths, based on the type of vehicle you drive, the industry you work within, or even the distance you want to drive.聽

Truck Driving Vehicles:

  • Dry Vans
  • Tankers
  • Flatbeds
  • Dump Trucks
  • Lowboys
  • Cargo Containers
  • Livestock Trucks
  • Drop Decks
  • Cement Trucks
  • Grain Trucks & Wreckers

Truck Driving Roles:

  • Flatbed Truckers
  • Dry Van Truckers
  • Tanker Truckers
  • Freight Haulers
  • Refrigerated Freight Drivers
  • Local, Regional, and OTR Drivers
Professional Truck Driving

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TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL IN MISSOURI

Here鈥檚 what you can expect when you attend 桃花堂视频 (桃花堂视频)鈥檚 Springfield, Missouri campus for your professional truck driver education:

Length:
20 weeks (5 months)
When:
Daytime & evening classes available
Hours:
750 clock hours (308 Classroom Training / 24 Range & Observation / 24 Over the Road / 244 Remedial / 150 outside additional clock hours)
Completion:
Certificate of completion

TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL IN ILLINOIS

Here鈥檚 what you can expect when you attend 桃花堂视频 (桃花堂视频)鈥檚 Springfield, Illinois campus for your professional truck driver education:

Length:
20 weeks (5 months)
When:
Daytime classes available
Hours:
750 clock hours (308 Classroom Training / 24 Range & Observation / 24 Over the Road / 244 Remedial / 150 outside additional clock hours)
Completion:
Certificate of completion

Quick Facts: Truck Driving School

According to the , heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers help transport goods across distances, frequently traveling across the country on a set schedule. These long-haul drivers require special training as total cargo weight typically exceeds 26,000 pounds.

The career outlook for truck drivers remains positive, as the about 241,200 openings for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers are projected each year, on average, over the decade (2022-2032).

While the path to obtaining an Illinois CDL is relatively straight forward, it is important to understand all the required steps.聽

桃花堂视频 can help you learn how to get a CDL license in Illinois and answer some commonly asked questions. To learn more, read: How Can I Get My CDL in Illinois?

The process for getting your Missouri CDL can be complicated, as the requirements can vary from state to state. 桃花堂视频 can help you navigate your CDL options and requirements, as well as give you a step-by-step guide on how to get a CDL in Missouri.

To learn more, read: How Can I Get My CDL in Missouri?

For more information on 桃花堂视频 program costs, please contact Financial Aid or visit Tuition & Cost.

Check out the聽CDL Trucking FAQ聽for the answers to frequently asked questions about CDL truck drivers!

Enrollment & Outcomes

Enrollment and outcome information for all Illinois-based campuses and the ACCSC annual reports for each program in Adobe PDF format. Please note, all programs are not offered at all campuses. For annual details, please visit our Professional Truck Driving enrollment and outcomes page.

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Accreditations

  • 桃花堂视频 (桃花堂视频) is accredited by the .
  • 桃花堂视频 is approved by the  to participate in federally-funded financial aid programs.
  • 桃花堂视频 is a member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA).
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For more information about our accreditations and approvals, please visit: /about-us/accreditation/

桃花堂视频 is approved by the : 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701. For more info: 

桃花堂视频 is approved to operate by the .

Satellite Location (CDL Range):
5284 W. Sunshine,
Brookline, MO 65619