Starting a career as a CDL truck driver is one of the smartest financial decisions you can make. Truck drivers often start at a high salary, and the stability of truck driver jobs are remarkable. Companies are constantly searching for motivated individuals to work for them, but in order to take on truck driving jobs, you need your CDL.
160 Driving Academy is a nationally respected driving school with a location in Charleston ready to accept new students. At our school we prioritize job placement and want to see you start your career as quickly as possible. Our classes will provide you with all of the knowledge and experience you need to take your written CDL exam and start working.
Comprehensive Program to Ready You For Trucking
Our Charleston classes are geared towards getting you in the driver’s seat as much as possible. We make sure that all of our students get tangible, real world driving experience that they can take into their first job. Our program takes 160 hours and is normally completed in four, 40 hour weeks. Certain locations also offer night and weekend classes for students with busy schedules.
Our classes are broken down into two sections:
- Driving Hours: We spend 120 hours of the total class time in the truck, giving you first hand driving experience that will prepare you for all CDL jobs.
- Classroom Hours: 40 hours are spent in the classroom, teaching you the conceptual fundamentals you need to pass your CDL exam.
Charleston CDL Careers Unlocked by Our School
Truck driving is a booming industry and as an entry level driver you can expect to make $50,340 per year, on average. Taking a CDL class is the most efficient way of becoming a driver and earning this salary.
Amazingly, most trucking companies even offer 100% tuition reimbursement for their future drivers to get their CDL license, making your education potentially free. 160 Driving Academy provides an extensive network of southern and national trucking companies to all of our students, and we’ll make sure you get you a job as soon as you graduate. What could be better than that?
Jumpstart Your Career Today and Register for Classes
If you’re ready for a fulfilling career change in the trucking industry, now is the time. 160 Driving Academy has everything you need to quickly land a well paying job as a trucker. Our Charleston based hands-on classes are taught by expert instructors and we have the connections that’ll secure you your first job, potentially for free.
Fill out our online form and we’ll gladly get you all registered for classes!