Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
With the ever increasing demand for professional truck drivers, job placement from the Lake Superior College trucking program is excellent. Get you commercial driver’s license (CDL) while you learn how to drive a tractor-trailer. We’ll teach you about safety, how to maintain log books, and weight distribution. When you finish this program, you’ll have gotten your Class A commercial driver’s license. You’ll leave with the skills and knowledge to be a professional truck driver!
Skills & Knowledge
- Obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL)
- Become Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation qualified
Students must be able to pass and possess the following:
- No major driving violations in the previous five years
- DOT physical
- Pass a drug screen
A new addition to the Truck Driving Program is a state-of the-art Virage Simulator. The simulator has shown significant improvement in students’ ability to operate non-synchro manual transmissions. The results are better driving test scores, greater confidence and improved driving test pass rates.
- Course numbers 1820, 1822, *1824
- Subject: Truck Driving (TDT)
Truck Driving Grants may be available through the Ordean Foundation.
*Course 1824 is not available for online registration until after completion of courses 1820 and 1822.
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
Tuition & Fees
The truck driver certificate may be completed in 7 weeks if student meets pre-program requirements.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Line haul driver
- Over the road driver
- Delivery driver
- Flatbed truck driver
- Road driver
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