After taking a good, hard look at local and area needs, Iowa Central Community College launched a Semi-Truck Driving Program. National and area trucking companies are experiencing a shortage in qualified Class A CDL drivers. Receive your quality Class A CDL training at Iowa Central Community College. Iowa Central's program combines a more extensive training period, fewer students per truck, more in-truck training, broader based instruction, and an orientation session that spells out the advantages and disadvantages of being a truck driver. Our school is located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, transportation here is provided and housing is available.
Full CDL program: PTDI certified 390 hours of training. 210 hours on the job training with your new employer
- Tuition $5350, fees $575, housing $400
- Job placement
- Tuition reimbursement
- Financial aid available
- Pell Grant (up to $2775-free money)
- Stafford Loan (up to $4750)
Accelerated program: 195 hours of training
- Tuition $3375, fees $450, housing $240
- No financial aid available
Montgomery GI bill for qualifying veterans
Graduate with a CDL license, and endorsements
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
21 years and older
Iowa Central Community College has delivered semi-truck driving students to the industry since 1971. We have an excellent 95% placement ( PTDI reporting year), into the job. Semi-Truck Driving is a great paying career with excellent opportunities. Our hands on training prepares you for the career you have chosen. There are many truck driving schools across our nation, and rest assured that we have a good school involving hands on training, loaded trailers, over the road trips and miles of experience.
The Iowa Central Community College, Transportation Technology Center is a member of the Iowa Motor Truck Association (IMTA) which keeps us abreast of the transportation industry’s ever changing needs.
We are also a member of National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS), which is Dedicated to Quality Training, For Today’s Transportation Industry.
In addition to being members of the IMTA and the NAPFTDS the TTC is a member of the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI), which is North America's foremost advocate of truck-driver training standards, driver professionalism, and safety.