International Trucking School, Inc. CDL Training

International Trucking School is an authorized corporation, chartered by the State of Michigan in March of 1990. ITS is fully licensed by the State of Michigan and dedicated to training entry level CDL drivers.

What Programs Does ITS Offer?

  • Class A CDL - A 25 day course, approximately five weeks, with five days of training per week. Students will become knowledgeable in their personal and vehicle limitations under normal and extreme/adverse conditions. Students will develop the skills necessary to identify potentially hazardous conditions, and react to the situation with confidence.
  • Basic Truck Driver - An integrated course of study where classroom and “hands-on” training are combined in such a manner that students learn theory and practice application the same day. This method has been successful in keeping the students motivated.
  • One Week Refresher - A 44 hour course with classroom instruction that will be tailored to meet student needs. The student will meet with his/her student advisor to create a customized lesson plan and driving range instruction.
  • Two Week Refresher - An 80 hour course with classroom instruction tailored to meet the student needs. The student will meet with his/her student advisor to create a customized lesson plan and driving range instruction.
  • Truck Driver, Accelerated - 120 hour course of study is designed with the motivated self starter in mind. This is for an individual with a limited amount of previous driving skills and the ability to study on an independent basis.
  • Tractor Trailer Driver Specialist - 4 months in length, students selecting this course of training have specific career goals in mind. The student is educated and trained with essential skills and understanding of the industry.

Financial Assistance

It is advised to call and discuss with ITS about the various financial aid options available to students. These include:

  • Grants - Money that does not have to be paid back
  • MI Works - ITS is approved for funding for training on the MI Works CECR
  • Scholarship - Money awarded to students and does not have to be paid back
  • Personal or student loans
  • TARFF Loans - The Tuition Assistance for Rural and Farm Families (TARFF) is a low interest student loan program designed to supplement any existing loan or grant program, including Federal Direct Loans. It is also available to part-time students who do not qualify for traditional student loans and/or grants.

Program For Military Veterans

ITS is proud to provide this training opportunity to Veterans. The Basic Truck Driver Program and Class A CDL Program are approved for Veteran's Training by the Michigan State Approving Agency. This means that Veterans may use their Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill to cover tuition at ITS.

International Trucking School, Inc. has 6 locations

  • International Trucking School, Inc. location

    International Trucking School, Inc.
    5840 N Canton Center Road Suite 270
    Canton, MI 48187
    734-354-0844

  • International Trucking School, Inc. location

    International Trucking School, Inc.
    4025 Holt Rd. Suite #101
    Holt, MI 48842
    517-694-2593

  • International Trucking School, Inc. location

    International Trucking School, Inc.
    1555 S. Raisinville Rd.
    Monroe, MI 48161
    800-448-7101

  • International Trucking School, Inc. location

    International Trucking School, Inc.
    14500 E. 12 Mile Rd.
    Warren, MI 48088
    800-448-7101

  • International Trucking School, Inc. location

    International Trucking School, Inc.
    62249 Shimmel Rd.
    Centerville, MI 49032
    269-467-9945

  • International Trucking School, Inc. location

    International Trucking School, Inc.
    2946 Business One Drive
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    269-382-2600

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