Advanced CDL Driver Training for the Entrepreneur

MT Training Center
Service Types:
Work-based Training
High SchoolHigher-EdIn-PersonOnline
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities

The Truck Driving Program is designed to provide studens with the skills and competencies necessary to perform entry-level truck driving duties and be able to establish self-employment as an owner operator. Through hands-on experience the students will be able to safely operate a tractor-trailer by the end of the course. Students will also learn how to complete necessary paperwork required of truck drivers, as well as be educated on the regulations that govern the truck driving industry. Students will also master the legal parameters of establishing a truck driving company. Graduates will qualify for employment as a truck driver; tractor-trailer operator for private carriers, short haul trucking companies, and distributors; and will also have the knowledge to become a self-employment owner operator.

Partner Name

Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas

Is Online No

1801 S. Great Southwest Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Phone Number 972-262-5395
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Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements before being admitted into the truck driving program at the MT Training Center: The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. Applicants must be a United States citizen or have proof of current permanent residency. Successful completion of the Department of Transportation physical examination (long form required); successful completion of a Department of Transportation drug screening; must possess a valid; Texas driver’s license prior to enrollment; free of any outstanding tickets and/or warrants; provide the MT Training Center with a copy of your High school diploma or GED; Complete your Admissions Application; must be 18 years old to drive intrastate and must be at least 21 years of age to drive interstate; must be able to read and write English; must be able to perform simple arithmetic; All applicants must also be in good health and cannot possess any of the following for safety measures: no loss of limb that has not been waived, no impairment of hand, finger, arm foot, or leg that interferes with driving; no diabetes requiring insulin for control; no heart problems; no respiratory dysfunction; no high blood pressure; no rheumatic arthritic, orthopedic, muscular, neuromuscular, or vascular problems that would affect control of a motor vehicle; no epilepsy; no conditions likely to cause loss of consciousness; no mental, nervous, organic, or functional disease, or psychiatric disorder likely to interfere with vehicle control, and no addiction to drugs or alcohol. The applicant must possess vision of 20/40 or better in each eye (cannot be color blind) and have good hearing. All students will be notified concerning his/her acceptance after review from the Director. Once the student has been accepted they will be subject to the school’s refund and cancellation policy.

Length of Training
Days of Week


Open Enrollment? Yes
Enrollment Dates Monday-Friday 8:00am - 3:00 pm
Are there any costs? No
If so, list costs
Gas Card/Bus Pass available? No
On Site Childcare? No