Class-A CDL Truck Driver Training

Classes start every 3 weeks. Next training start date is April 13, 2015

To get started simply fill out an application online. No obligations and it's free! Apply Now!

Why Choose Us.

We offer a complete package in a variety of training programs depending on the student’s needs. This includes:

  • Financial assistance for tuition, housing and CDL fees.
  • Affordable School owned housing facilities close to school
  • Employment assistance in all types of trucking jobs including over-the-road, regional, and local.

What We Are.

  • Experienced and certified instructors that want to help the student learn
  • You are our customer and our number one priority is customer satisfaction
  • We are licensed by the state of Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Educational Approval Board
  • Our employment assistance is aimed at specific student needs not just long haul jobs
  • We offer many student services such as housing and financial assistance

Our Mission.

The Diesel Truck Driver Training School, Inc. is to be recognized as a leader in vocational education by providing a well-designed, up-to-date training program taught by instructors who are experienced and knowledgeable in the field of truck driving. The instruction/management team provides leadership in establishing a curriculum which is aligned with new regulations and trends in the industry. School staff is dedicated to assisting students and graduates in achieving their career goals of obtaining employment as truck drivers.

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Now that you know a little about us, let's get you started. You can request free information and simply apply online for free with NO obligations.

Basic Skills CDL Program

This course is a combination of classroom training in basic skills such as the pre-trip inspections, coupling/uncoupling, backing and other close quarter maneuvers. In the classroom, experienced instructors will describe and demonstrate these skills with an emphasis on why they are important for your own safety and the safety of everyone on the road.

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Complete Class-A CDL Program

This program is our advanced course and includes everything in the Basic program PLUS! This is a complete program which takes you through the CDL rules and regulations. It also prepares you to take the written test for your Class-A CDL Learner’s Permit.

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Employment Assistance

Graduates of Diesel Truck Driver Training School receive free lifetime career/employment assistance. We provide the tools, resources, and assistance that are an essential part in our graduates finding employment.

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Housing Assistance

Financial assistance can cover the cost of your housing at the WaterTower Residence Inn. Upon enrolling into any of our training programs, we will reserve a room to cover your total length of training.

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Financial Assistance

Career loans can be used to pay for tuition, housing, and other training expenses. Applicants should submit an application online. If you need help with completing your application, give us a call we will do one over the phone.

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FREE Classes

Our CDL preparation classes are designed for the person who needs help learning the details of the CDL written exams. These classes are absolutely free and there is no obligation. You may qualify for a $200 scholarship.

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Military Benefits

We have a profound respect for all those who serve in the military and sacrifice for our country. Therefore, we strive to put forth the maximum effort and consideration for all military veterans who wish to attend DDS.

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Year Round Classes

Classes start up every three weeks and run year round with no waiting list so you can start as soon as you are approved for enrollment. To start next class simply apply online today.    >> learn more

What Graduates Are Saying?

I started my own business and bought my own truck. I haul excavating equipment and fabricated steel for buildings to a company based out of La Crosse, WI. I really enjoy my job and thanks to DTDTS I was able to land this job

John N.

Because of my hands on training at Diesel Truck Driver School I was able to get the Class A CDL I have always wanted and land a job as a regional truck drive through Swift Transportation.

Peter W.

Since I have graduated I drove a 28 foot straight truck out of Chicago. When that did not work out I was hired by LCL Bulk Transport. I drive over the road hauling liquid chocolate. If it wasn't for Steve and Bill who were very patient with me, I don't know if I would be were I am today. Thank you all very much.

Steve R.

I’m doing what I love, I’m working for C.R.England out of Salt Lake City, UT. The test and driving skills I learned at DDS came easy due to the hands on training. I’m a lease owner operator and over the past seven months I have traveled over every state and hauled a variety of goods.

Brad P.

The school helped me get a job lined up before I graduated and now I’am making twice what I was making before I came to school.

Mark D.

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