Truck Driving Training

The truck driving industry is growing and there is a long-term shortage of drivers. Truck drivers deliver everything from automobiles to foods and supplies found in stores. Businesses rely on trucks for pickup and delivery of goods since no other form of transportation can deliver these products door to door.

Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota offers comprehensive truck driving training programs. These programs are designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in the trucking industry. The curriculum covers various aspects of truck driving, including safety procedures, vehicle maintenance, and road regulations. Students can expect hands-on training and classroom instruction to prepare them for the commercial driver's license (CDL) examination. With a focus on practical skills and safety, Riverland's truck driving training provides an excellent foundation for those looking to enter this in-demand field.

To learn more about our offerings at Riverland view the training table below

Certificate (22 Credits) Commercial Drivers and Endorsements

The truck driving program at Riverland is a comprehensive program and covers all varieties of CDL required vehicles, including double trailer, commercial bus and snow plow.

400 Hour Training

  • 400 Hour Training
    • Both Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel
    • 12 Week Duration
  • Both Class A & B Training with all Endorsements
    • Passenger
    • School Bus
    • Tanker
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Double/Triples Trailers
  • Industry Standard Training Equipment
    • Tandem Axel Sleeper Tractors and 53’ Van Trailers
    • Job Placement Guidance

Customized CDL training with automatic transmission, passenger and school bus, and hazardous materials endorsement, using industry-standard equipment, available in package or hourly options, tailored to individual schedules.

  • CDL Trainings Designed for Specific Needs
    • Automatic Transmission Class A Training
    • Automatic Transmission Class B Training
    • Passenger Bus Training
    • School Bus Training
    • Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  • Training Packages and Per Hour Options are Available
  • Trainings can be Custom Built to a Students Schedule
  • Industry Standard Training Equipment
    • Tandem Axle Sleeper Tractors and 53’ Van Trailers
    • Full size Class B and Passenger Vehicles
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Program Faculty

Tyler Allis
Tyler Allis
CDL Navigator
Jonathen Rymer
Jonathan Rymer
Truck Driving Instructor
Kim Schaufenbuel
Kim Schaufenbuel 
Customized Training Representative

Need more information? 

Contact our dedicated CDL Navigator at Riverland Community College. Tyler is here to guide you through the enrollment process, answer your questions, and help you take the first step towards a successful career in the trucking industry. Reach out to Tyler today to get started on your path to a brighter future.

Phone: 507-440-8464