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Waukesha County Technical College

800 Main St, Pewaukee, WI 53072

(262) 691-5578 | Alt: (262) 691-5502 | Website

Truck Driving CLD Class A Training

Truck drivers transport goods from one point to another, oftentimes traveling through multiple states and navigating adverse road and weather conditions. In this program, prepare to earn a Class A Commercial Truck Driver's License. Gain knowledge of federal and state regulations, safety procedures, hazardous materials, bills of lading, loading and securing, and air brake systems.

This program consists of 128 hours each of classroom instruction, time driving on the track and road driving.

A 10-week daytime option (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) is offered in fall, spring and summer semesters.

A 16-week evening option (Monday-Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., plus one Saturday, 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) is offered during the fall and spring semesters.

A 19-week weekend option (Saturdays and Sundays, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) is offered during the fall and spring semesters.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1 - Graduates will have an opportunity to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License; endorsements for hazardous materials, tankers and doubles/triples; air brake certification; and a National Safety Council Defensive Driving Certificate.

2 - Train in a state-of-the-art truck driving simulator that can replicate real-life high-risk situations within a safe environment before advancing to driving tractor-trailers with an instructor on area roadways.

3 - Participate in service-learning projects that benefit the community. In the past, instructors and students transported donated food to the Food Pantry of Waukesha.

Technology is changing fast, and so is the workplace. If you want to succeed, you need to keep up! A technical education is focused and relevant, preparing you for today's emerging careers while saving you both time and money. Experienced instructors deliver hands-on learning to provide you with the skills you need to land the job you want.


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