Commercial Driver Training

Commercial Driver Training

When Your Passion is the Big Rigs

Some people just love the big rigs — being out on the road and having different scenery every day is where it’s at. If that’s your passion, then you’re going to want the Commercial Driver Training Program at Western Technical College.  As a part of the CDT Program, you will also have the opportunity to practice driving a big rig to gain real-world experience while you’re attending the program. Additionally, you will acquire your Commercial Driver’s License before you graduate.

Certificate of Completion

Program Name: Commercial Driver Training

Length: 5 weeks / 1.1 months daytime or 6.5 weeks / 1.5 months evenings

This program is approximately 50 percent classroom training and 50 percent hands-on training.

The Commercial Driver Training Program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and regulated by Texas Workforce Commission. Students graduating from the program must obtain their Commercial Driver’s License in order to successfully complete the program.

 Commercial Driving Training Program Courses* Include:

  • Practical Applications to Truck Driving
  • Basic Vehicle Operations Range Training
  • Advanced Vehicle Operations Road Training

* For complete program information, please refer to the school catalog.

Commercial Driver Training Program Graduates Can Pursue the Following Career Opportunities

  • General freight trucking
  • Specialized freight trucking
  • Wholesale trade


Tuition: $3,771.19
Pre-Admissions Fees & Reg Fee: $188.00 & $100.00
Books & Supplies: $747.10
ACCSC Graduation Rate (Full Time): N/A
ACCSC Graduation Rate (Part Time): N/A
ACCSC Employment Rate (Full Time): N/A
ACCSC Employment Rate (Part Time): N/A
TWC Completion Rate: N/A
TWC Employment Rate: N/A

*Tuition, Fees, and Books & Supplies are subject to change at the discretion of Western Technical College. 

Commercial Driver Training

Federal, Private, and Institutional Loans: N/A


Link to Occupation Information

CIP Code:49.0205 Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
SOC# 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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