TDA Educational Systems CDL Training

TDA Educational Systems has been in business since 1985. It combines classroom instruction with on-the-road training. The school has three locations in California; one just outside Sacramento in Rancho Cordova, one in Fontana and one in Yuba City.

TDA OTR Truck Driver Training

  • Classroom Instruction 40 hrs
  • Field Instruction 120 hrs
    • Lab/Range/Observation (70 hrs.)
    • Backing/Skills (16 hrs.)
    • Driving (18 hrs.)
    • Proficiency Development (16 hrs.)
  • Classes are: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm in the classroom; yard hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday - Friday

Tuition And Financing

At TDA, private financial programs are available for qualified applicants. A student interested in these programs may inquire through the school's administrative office. Students who qualify for training may also be eligible for financial assistance through programs such as:

  • Workforce Investment Act-funding through various county offices
  • Department of Vocational Rehabilitation - funds for injured workers
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs - grant programs through various tribes
  • EDD Funding - offered by many OTR Companies

Admission Requirements

Applicants applying for admission to any of the TDA Educational Systems, Inc. programs must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must provide a copy of their motor vehicle driving record, which will be assessed by one of our Admissions Representatives
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to enroll in any OTR Truck Driver program. Those applicants interested in working over-the-road or out of state must be at least 21 years of age
  • Applicants must pass the DOT-required drug test prior to any behind-the-wheel training
  • Applicants must be able to pass the DOT physical exam
  • Applicants must provide the DMV with a certified copy of his or her birth certificate
  • Applicants must also provide a non-laminated, original social security document to the DMV for the commercial licensing application

TDA Educational Systems has 3 locations

  • TDA Educational Systems location

    TDA Educational Systems
    3079 Kilgore Rd, Suite C
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    916-381-2285

  • TDA Educational Systems location

    TDA Educational Systems
    1250 Market Street #A
    Yuba City, CA 95991
    877-878-6536

  • TDA Educational Systems location

    TDA Educational Systems
    5331 Pirrone Rd Ste A
    Salida, CA 95368
    866-653-9316

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