Transportation Technology at Iowa Central
Class A CDL

Class A CDL Course

(only for those who obtained a CDL permit before Feb 7th, 2022)
  • One day of training consisting of pre-trip inspection, backing/skills training and road testing. (Same day train/test)
  • Must have written tests taken and possess a valid Permit. (General knowledge, air brakes and combination). You cannot be scheduled for testing in the truck until you have possessed the Permit for 15 days.
  • You must provide us with copies of your Driver’s license and paper Permit prior to being scheduled to train/test.
  • This program is not a certificate course and is designed for those who need to obtain a CDL for personal use (such as grain, livestock, motor coach, ETC).
  • The one day program is not for individuals who wish to be over the road truck drivers; due to company policies the individuals who take this program will not be hired. Longer courses are available if you are interested in truck driving as a career.
  • Courses offered weekly (Mon, Tues, Wed), the training is from 6am to 1pm with testing to follow. DOT testing is done onsite.
  • Cost $400, his must be paid before we can register you for the class. 
  • $400 includes the training and the use of our manual or automatic truck to test. 
  • Check out the following websites to take a FREE cdl practice tests:
    http://driving-tests.org/cdl-practice-test/
    https://iowadot.gov/mvd/cdl/iowa-cdl-test-app
  • CDL Training/Licensing is Federally regulated. All must be able to read, speak, write, and comprehend in English (no interpreters are allowed per CDL Regulations/Laws).

Contact Us


Contact Jamie 515-574-1964 or Belecia 515-574-1971 for more information. 

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