CDL Training Programs to Keep You on Budget
Diesel Driving Academy offers students the options of three driver training programs to choose from. Each of these programs are “career oriented” and prepare students for a driving career in a short period of time.
Tuitions costs vary by program, and your out-of-pocket costs will depend on what types of financial assistance you qualify for. Our goal is to offer quality truck driver courses at an affordable cost to students.
Training Program Costs
Advanced Tractor Trailer – This program is taught four days per week (20 weeks), or five evenings per week (30 weeks), and is offered at three campus locations: Shreveport, Baton Rouge, and Little Rock. Tuition for this program is $10,700
Basic Tractor Trailer – This driver training program is offered at all four campus locations: Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Little Rock, and West Monroe. This course lasts 4 weeks for day classes and 8 weeks for night classes. Tuition is $5,900.
CDL Prep Tractor Trailer – This training program is 3 weeks, or 136 clock hours. Tuition is $4,900.
What’s covered in Tuition?
Tuition costs include the registration fee of $100. Tuition also includes:
All Training Materials. Students are not required to purchase any additional supplies, books, or tools other than their DOT Physical Examination and Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
Intensive Classroom Instruction: in-class hours cover standards, qualifications, regulations, logging, ICC Safety Regulations and preventive maintenance.
Maneuvering and Driver Training: docking, blindside parking, offset alleys, parallel parking, cornering and many other maneuvering techniques, basic hookup and preventative maintenance and pre-trip inspection.
Road Driving: hands-on training in the driver’s seat.
Financial Assistance is Available!
Financial aid helps pay for some or most of your tuition costs, and is available to students who qualify. Different financial aid comes in the form of government loans, grants, and personal loans. Additionally, there are financing options available to you through DDA. Many students use a combination of methods to cover the training costs including their own personal resources.
Whether you are just starting, changing, or advancing your career, getting your CDL license at DDA will help you earn positions with top companies offering great pay and competitive benefits.
Now that you are ready to take the next step as a truck driver, contact us to get started on your path to driving freedom. After all, there is no better time than right now to start work towards your new career!