CDL-A Professional Truck Driving
The CDL-A Professional Truck Driving program is a 200 hour program which prepares the graduate to enter the commercial driving industry as an over-the-road truck driver.
Professional truck drivers are in high demand. Enjoy financial security with a career that takes you where you want to go.
STLCC’s comprehensive truck driving program helps prepare you for a well-paying career in commercial truck driving, one of the fastest growing opportunities in the United States today. Gain substantial knowledge and practical skills needed to become an entry-level over-the-road or local truck driver.
Our thorough curriculum exceeds the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Proposed Minimum Standards for Training Tractor Trailer Drivers, ensuring you receive training and behind-the-wheel experience employers value.
STLCC’s Truck Driving Program Delivers:
40 hours of classroom instruction emphasizing safety, FMCSR regulations, trip planning and more
160 hours of behind-the-wheel and important hands‑on learning: pre‑trip inspections, skilled backing maneuvers, and urban, rural and highway driving.
Gain experience shifting gears on a high-tech simulator in a safe environment
4:1 student-teacher ratio
Highly respected training recognized by employers as thorough, individualized and effective
Experience and credentials you can take to employers of your choice.
Thank you for your interest in the CDL-A Professional Truck Driving program at St. Louis Community College - Forest Park.