Professional Truck Driving

Do 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 certificate in hand, you’ll be ready to enter the exciting and high demand truck driving industry.

Download the Professional Truck Driving Program information sheet.

Cost: $2,808.85
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for a breakdown of costs.

Cost: $3,368.85 (Richfield)
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for a breakdown of costs.

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Program Length: 960 hours (Approximately 15 academic months.)

Cedar City Location: 501 West 800 South, Cedar City, Utah
Richfield Location: 800 West 200 South, Richfield, Utah

Start Dates: This program starts about 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.
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Program Details:

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

Additional Resources:

Wade Esplin
Coordinator of Transportation Programs

Dave Terry
Truck Driving Instructor

High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

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

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