Midwest Technical Institute CDL Training

Gain the skills and knowledge required to obtain a CDL from Midwest Technical Institute’s CDL training. Students will learn how to correctly and safely perform skills in driver safety, air brakes, combination vehicles, log books, trip planning, public and employee relations requirements.

What does Midwest Technical Institute CDL Training Course Offer?

MTC offers a 20 day course with 168 total clock hours (40 classroom, 16 range, 16 over-the-road and 96 remedial training). Both day and evening classes are available and you will gain a certificate upon completion.

  • State CDL Knowledge
  • Driving safety
  • Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Log Books
  • Trip Planning
  • Public and Employee Relations
  • Reading and Interpreting Control Systems
  • Pre-trip Vehicle Inspections
  • Post-trip Vehicle Condition Reports
  • Shift Execution
  • Backing, Parking and Docking Procedures
  • Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers
  • Managing and Adjusting Vehicle Speed
  • Managing and Adjusting Vehicle Space Relations
  • Identifying Potential Driving Hazards
  • Performing Emergency Maneuvers
  • Identifying and Adjusting to Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Planning Trips and Recording & Maintaining Hours

Tuition And Financing

The total cost of the CDL Training Course is $4,000

MTC does not offer financing for their CDL Training course, however incoming students can contact potential employers and find a company that offers tuition reimbursement in exchange for a work commitment.

Program For Military Veterans

Midwest Technical Institute knows the value of the skills veterans learn during military service and how well they translate into the civilian workplace. Midwest Technical Institute has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation. MTI also participates in the Principles of Excellence Program.

Veterans can learn a vocational skill through any of MTI’s mechanical trades, allied health, cosmetology or professional truck driving programs utilizing GI Bills like the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB).

To enroll at MTI

  • Call to schedule an appointment with an Admissions Representative
  • Take a campus tour
  • Receive a Financial Aid consultation

Midwest Technical Institute has 3 locations

  • Midwest Technical Institute location

    Midwest Technical Institute
    3600 S. Glenstone Outer Road
    Springfield, MO 65804
    417-227-4950

  • Midwest Technical Institute location

    Midwest Technical Institute
    280 High Point Lane
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (309) 427-2750

  • Midwest Technical Institute location

    Midwest Technical Institute
    3620 Avenue of Cities
    Moline, IL 61265
    (309) 277-7900

Find CDL Training Through Paid CDL Training Programs

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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