Truck Driving Student

Truck Driving - CDL Class A

12-credit Technical Diploma

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Truck drivers are charged with the safe delivery of goods from point A to point B. Their routes generally take them from one state to another, navigating all kinds of weather and road conditions. Currently, there is a high demand for skilled drivers. In the Truck Driving program, prepare to earn a Class A Commercial Truck Driver's License. In the Truck Driving program, gain knowledge of federal and state regulations, safety procedures, hazardous materials, bills of lading, loading and securing, and air brake systems.

  • 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.
  • Train in a state-of-the-art Truck Driving Simulator that can replicate real-life high-risk situations within a safe environment.
  • Participants of the Truck Driving program must possess a valid regular driver's license, speak and read English, and be at least 18 years of age.
  • Program students must obtain a Wisconsin Commercial Class A learner's permit to participate in the program.
  • A Department of Transportation physical examination and drug test are required for the program and employment in the industry.
  • Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
    • Three-year Avg. Salary for Full-time Related Employment: $45,592

Program Code 30-458-1

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 458-341 Truck Driving as a Profession4  
 458-342 Truck Driving-Basic Experience4  
 458-345 Truck Driving Road Experience4  
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Meet your Instructor

Program instructor, Matthew Eisert

Matthew Eisert

Phone: 262.691.5154


  • WTCS Certified
Program instructor, Mark Huss

Mark Huss

Phone: 262.691.5154


  • AAS, Waukesha County Technical College


  • WTCS Certified
Program instructor, Jeffrey Kiel

Jeffrey Kiel

Phone: 262.691.6238


  • BS – Career, Technical Education and Training, University of Wisconsin-Stout


  • WTCS Certified, Spring 2016