33972 Texas St. Building B
Albany, OR 97321

CDL Training

What is CDL Training?

CDL training is the coursework that prepares students for the required Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. Through a mixture of hands-on and instructional coursework. At North West Trucking Academy, our course will teach students the essential skills to and begin a new high paying career.

Northwest Trucking Academy’s comprehensive Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program gives students the necessary skills to begin driving a truck professionally. Our expert instructors provide both the hands-on training and the CDL knowledge needed to properly and safely operate a truck.

As Northwest Trucking Academy student, your training will include:

  • Hands-on driving time, at our practice facility and on the road
  • Map reading, trip planning and compliance with Department of Transportation laws
  • One on one training with staff that cares about your success.
  • Backing, turning and coupling/uncoupling a trailer
  • Advanced truck driving skills like skid avoidance and recovery
  • Prepare for emergency conditions like hydroplaning or collision avoidance.
  • All of the skills and techniques you’ll need as a professional truck driver

Why Truck driving school?

  • Comprehensive, hands-on training with expert instructors
  • Top-notch practice equipment and facilities, including intimate classrooms and specially designed field-driving courses and tractor-trailers exclusively for student training
  •  4-week classes that focus on CDL training and CDL license exam preparation
  • Easy to find location in Tangent, OR. Easy to find and a short trip from Eugene, Albany, Salem, and Corvallis .
  • Financial assistance for those who qualify
  • Trucking companies may offer reimbursement for truck driver training programs. Many trucking companies will pre-hire students and reimburse their training costs as long as they are employed by that company.
  • Refresher Courses
  • Daily Rates available


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