CDL Schools in Utah (Top Programs Listed)

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CDL Schools in Utah

There are several schools in Utah that offer training for truck driving students.

Some of the schools work independently, while others provide job placement options.

An example of such school is CR England Truck Driving School.

Read on in order to learn what the training requirements are.

Training School Requirements

During your training classes, you will learn:

  • Federal & state laws
  • Hazardous driving
  • Pre- & Post-trip inspections

To attend school, you need:

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  • To be 21 years old
  • Take an alcohol and drug test
  • Get references from your employer
  • A clean record

How to Choose a School

Before choosing a school, you need to compare what are the benefits of each.

If you want to have your expenses covered, consider looking into a school that provides financing.

School NameAddress
321 CDL478 W 600 S Tooele, UT 84074
Apex CDL4980 W Amelia Earhart Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Black Ribbon Professional Driver Services, LLC2340 S. 3270 W, Suite A, West Valley City, UT 84119
Bridgerland Applied Technology College1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321, USA
C.R. England4701 West 2100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120
CDL Training Center3612 West 2100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120
CDL Training Center2041 Lincoln Ave., Ogden, UT 84401
College of Eastern Utah451 East 400 North, Price, UT 84501
College of Eastern Utah639 West 100 South, Blanding, UT 84511, USA
Driver Tech1960 S Milestone Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
MATC Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) Program CertificateThanksgiving Point Campus 2301 West Ashton Blvd. Lehi Utah 84043
Mountain West Commercial Driving School9097 S Sunrise Circle, Sandy, UT 84093
Roadmaster Drivers - Salt Lake City, UT6211 W 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84128
SAGE219 West 9000 South, Sandy, UT 84070, USA
Salt Lake Community College4600 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Snow College150 E College Ave., Epraim, UT 84627
Snow College800 W 200 S, Richfield, UT 84701
Southwest Applied Tech Center757 West 800 South, Cedar City, UT 84720, USA
Toole Applied Technology College88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele, UT 84074
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College (UCAT) Roosevelt Campus1100 E. Lagoon St. Roosevelt, UT 84066
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College (UCAT) Vernal Campus450 N. 2000 W. Vernal, UT 84078
Utah State University Price Campus451 East 400 North Price Utah 84501
Utah State University - Blanding Campus639 West 100 South, Blanding, Utah 84511

Another aspect to keep in mind is the training duration.

For example, a Class A driving license can be achieved in only 6 to 8 weeks.

You should also look into the endorsements they provide except for the truck driving classes.

A school that offers employment after graduation gives you the chance to secure a job right away.

Some schools also provide scholarships, and one of them is Dixie Applied Technology College with its Southern Utah Trucking Association Scholarship and DXATC Scholarship.

If you are looking for a short program, check out C.R. England Truck Driving School.

The school has a truck driving program that has a duration of only 17 days.

Diesel technology programs are generally longer than a truck driving programs and last for one to two years.

David Applied Technology College’s program includes 1,170 class hours and lasts for 13 months.

How to Get a Job

There are many opportunities for truck drivers in Utah.

If your school doesn’t provide job placement options, you can find employment with a leasing center, trucking company or even a repair shop.

As reported by ONet in 2015, truck driver jobs are expected to see a growth of 29% between 2012 and 2022.

Diesel mechanics positions will also grow by 22% within the same time period.

Below you can have a loot at how much do truck drivers in Utah, earn on average, in the state’s largest cities.

Annual Salary Range:
$37K
$41K
$48K
10%
50%
90%
Annual Salary by Location:
LocationAvg. Annual Salary
Salt Lake City$42,107
Provo$40,564
West Jordan$41,953
Orem$40,564
Sandy$41,991
Ogden$41,047
Saint George$45,261
Layton$40,893
South Jordan$41,914
Lehi$40,372

In Utah, the most important trucking companies are C.R. England, Matheson Trucking Inc., Gordon Trucking, and Blue Line Foodservice Distribution.

Conclusion

The trucking industry in Utah is varied, and you will have no issues in finding a job after you complete your training.

All you need to do is choose a school that fits your requirements and get started with your classes.

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