Courses offered for obtaining a CDL are taken at Hawkeye's Regional Transportation Training Center, a training location for a variety of credit and continuing education driving courses. The driving range features an open driving area, 26-foot wide road, inclines, and left and right turns. The center's building houses classrooms, drive through truck bays, and has space for four virtual driving simulators.
Prior to starting, you must pass and pay for a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and pre-employment drug screen.
Hawkeye Community College also offers Bus Driver Training, Heavy Equipment Operator Training and Highway Construction Training at the Regional Transportation Training Center.
Hawkeye Community College
6433 Hammond Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701
Did you know there are also paid CDL training programs available? These are truck driving schools which are owned and operated by trucking companies. They're also known as company-sponsored CDL training programs. These programs can often turn out to be free CDL training! Check out that link to learn more.
Independent truck driving schools and company-sponsored schools are both worthy of consideration and are covered thoroughly in our truck driver's career guide.
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