Professional Truck Driving

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SouthwestTech_Icon_TruckDrivingDo you love the open road? Enroll in Southwest Technical College’s Professional Truck Driving Program to prepare yourself to receive your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Program work includes on-the-road training, classroom instruction, self-study, and skills range practice. With a certificate in hand, you’ll be ready to enter the exciting and high-demand truck driving industry.


Cost: $2,983.00*
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

*There is an additional $150.00 fee for courses taken at Richfield location, totaling $3,133.00.

Start Dates: This program starts every month during the academic year. There must be a minimum of 3 students in order for the course to run. Call 435.586.2899 for more information. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Length: 6 Credit Hours (This program is designed to be completed in 1 month.)


Program Outcome

  • Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency

Industry License:

At end of classroom training, students will be required to get a Driver’s License History and then take the written CDL test.

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

Employment Resources:

Additional Resources:

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)


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“When you get out… through the desert and up through the mountains and just seeing some of the prettiest country, I just love it!”

Brandon Mortensen

Professional Truck Driving Graduate, Southwest Tech

Highlight Videos

Student Highlight – Branden Mortensen

Student Highlight – Tyler Hunt

Program Highlight Video

Occupational Advisory Committee

Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:

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