Professional Truck Driver Training

The SCC Truck Driving program is a four-week, 160-hour noncredit self-support course that emphasizes the knowledge and procedures necessary for the operation of tractor-trailers. Classroom theory and over-the-road training prepares you for the CDL Class A written and driving (skills) test. The program meets all minimum requirements for the state of Washington, and entry level requirements in the trucking industry. Students satisfactorily completing the course receive a Certificate of Completion. Tuition cost for the training is $3,900.

This program is offered Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and Friday from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM and/or 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Friday afternoon time is dependent on number of students enrolled.) SCC does not offer night or weekend classes for this program.

The 2015 class sessions are:

  • January 12 – February 11
  • February 23 – March 24
  • April 6 – May 5
  • June 22 – July 22
  • August 3 – September 1
  • October 12 – November 10
  • November 16 – December 17

We offer CDL Class A training with these endorsements:

  • Airbrakes
  • Combination vehicles
  • Tanker
  • Tanker trailers
  • Double and triples
  • Hazard material

Employers are waiting to hire graduates from this course, so sign up today!

For more information, call (509) 533-7112.


  • Students must be 18 or older
  • DOT physical required prior to start of class
  • Valid Driver's License from state in which student resides
  • Motor Vehicle or valid Abstract Driving Record; three years

Tuition: $3,700.

Additional Costs:

  • SCC Campus Parking Permit: $20 plus tax
  • CDL Permit: $10
  • Knowledge Test: $10
  • Skills Test: $100
  • Permanent License after class completion: $95

Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) does not support this program. If you are utilizing unemployment benefits, the WorkSource office may have funding available. Please call (509) 532-3109 for more information. Eligibility criteria apply.

Students who wish to withdraw and receive a refund after enrolling and clearing cashiering must complete an official Withdrawal Form.

  • 100% refund, minus $7.00 processing fee, for student-initiated withdrawals three business days prior to the first day of class
  • No refund granted two business days or less prior to the start of a class. A business day is 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Register Online

Register by phone: (509) 279-6030
Toll Free: 1-800-845-3324

For general class information, please call (509) 533-7112.

For more information, call (509) 533-7112.

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