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South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

1800 S Main Street, McAllen, TX 78503

(956) 365-2669 | Alt: (866) 480-9766 | Website

Commercial Driving License/CDL

Have you considered driving trucks for a living? Or maybe you’ve been thinking of ways to make an income? With so many CDL driving jobs to choose from your career could start here.

Within 5 weeks, you could be on your way to hitting the road with your Commercial Driving License. Our CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer program is fast and affordable, this makes for a great start for people that aren’t looking to spend years completing traditional education before being able to finally start their careers.

Skills You Can Learn In CDL Training School

This type of driving requires skill, experience, and physical ability. STVT’s faculty is dedicated to sharing its experience and knowledge with students to become successful. The STVT CDL training program provides full- size equipment, giving students the chance to clock the hours needed to complete the CDL training requirements.

Since the program can be completed in as little as 4 weeks, the courses offered focus on the fundamental knowledge and skills essential to know before hitting the road. Here are some of the skills that you’ll learn in our CDL program:

- Defensive Driving

- Accident Prevention

- General Maintenance Procedures

- Relevant Safety Regulations

Potential Careers with CDL Class A Training

A CDL is a Commercial Driver’s License that allows drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles. This type of driving requires a higher level of road knowledge, skill, experience, and physical ability. People that hold this license can find themselves working as an Auto/Car Hauler, Bull Hauler, Container Hauler, Refrigerator Freight Hauler, or even as a Household Mover. Keep in mind, drivers are required to pass a state examination if planning to operate such vehicles.

Technical and Vocational Training in Texas

At STVT you are a member of our extended family. Faculty and staff work with you to achieve your educational and career training objectives while securing the necessary skills you need to be successful in today’s competitive workplace.

We have the experience, the tools, the instructors, and the student support and benefits to help you change your life. Make today “the first day of the rest of your life” – make the call that will change your life and get you on the right track toward a rewarding future.

Programs Offered at our McAllen, TX Campus:

CDL – In the STVT CDL program students will learn how to properly drive and operate commercial vehicles. Students will learn the fundamentals of proper driving techniques, following safety regulations, and accident and emergency procedures while spending time in both the classroom and behind the wheel. Instructors will teach students the ways of the road and will help prepare students for the CDL examination.


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