C1 Truck Driver Training - Springfield
Built on a foundation of over 30 years of CDL training experience, C1 Truck Driver Training brought our high training standards to Springfield, Missouri in 2000. With regional campuses around the US, C1 is the established authority in truck driver training. Helping folks become professional drivers is our business. At our Springfield campus, we will prepare you for a professional truck driving career in about 4 weeks.
Truck driving training is a big challenge, but when you go to C1 Springfield, you'll find that our staff of full-time CDL instructors, paired with our customized curriculum and detailed training procedures will definitely make your truck driving career more than just a dream. The passion of our truck driver school team is unmatched by other schools in the industry. You aren't just a number at our Springfield truck driving training school - you're the future of the truck driver industry, and we want you to succeed.
C1 Truck Driver Training is located at 6395 E. State Highway OO in Strafford, MO. CDL training students at the Springfield C1 campus take advantage of the state-of-the-art trucking school's training technology. The campus includes interactive multimedia-based classroom lecture to make learning easier and simpler. The on-site computer lab provides students with the latest self-guided study for the CDL permit test. C1 Truck Driver Training brings together technology and experienced driver trainers to offer the best in CDL training.
Inside the administration building at our Springfield truck driver training school, you will find a CDL classroom equipped with multimedia presentations, hands-on activities, and an experienced truck driver training instructor to lead lectures. Truck driver students learn the essentials of truck driving, from map reading and trip planning to accident prevention and pre-trip inspection. The truck driver training facility also offers a student lounge and study area, as well as direct access to advisors to answer questions along the way.
Our C1 Springfield truck driver training campus includes a closed driving range to practice driving maneuvers such as backing and shifting. The well-organized range area provides plenty of opportunities to refine your skills under the watchful eye of a CDL instructor. Beyond the range, you'll get time behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer and apply your new skills in real-world truck driving experiences with a truck driver training instructor in the passenger seat. The fleet of training trucks at C1 Springfield consists of well-maintained, conventional tractor-trailers. As a truck driver student, you'll get hands-on with the very same kind of equipment they'll use once they have their CDL and go to work.
When you attend C1 Springfield, you'll get access to the most advanced truck driver training available in the industry. We pride ourselves on our custom truck driver training curriculum, and friendly team of knowledgeable staff and experienced CDL instructors. Our CDL training instructors have years of truck driving experience, allowing them to connect with you and teach you the habits of a safe truck driver. Get personalized truck driver training from the passionate, friendly staff at C1 Springfield, and get on your way to becoming a professional truck driver.
Our 4 week long truck driver training teaches the CDL driving skills to students with various backgrounds and education levels. Every week, we start a new class full of folks who have never even sat inside an eighteen wheeler. Our no nonsense approach to teaching truck driving skills gives student drivers the knowledge and confidence to succeed.
There's more to our truck driving school than just trucks and classrooms. Our experienced staff of CDL instructors and school administrators understand the job of a professional truck driver because they've all been OTR truck drivers or spent years working in the trucking industry.
Your truck driving training experience has to start somewhere, and at C1 we begin in a classroom setting. The CDL classroom is enhanced by hands-on activities and multimedia presentations. CDL instructors that lead the lectures have years of experience as truck drivers and understand the industry. In the truck driver school classroom, you'll learn map reading, logging, trip planning, and other essential CDL skills.
C1 Springfield offers a well-organized, closed driving range where students can learn and practice basic maneuvers with a semi in a safe, supervised environment. Students will learn shifting techniques, coupling the trailer, backing skills, left and right turn techniques, and the pre-trip inspection of a truck. The CDL instructors on the driving range emphasize the skills needed to pass the CDL skills test at the end of truck driving training. Instructors will work with students on specific skill sets until they're confident. Training trucks in the C1 Springfield fleet are well-maintained, conventional vehicles like the ones you'll work with when you're out on the road.
Once you learn the basics, it's time to put them to practice on local roads and interstates. When you hit the road with a CDL instructor by your side, you'll put everything you've learned so far into practice while working on defensive driving skills, turning techniques, and using commentary methods while driving. You'll get ample time behind the wheel as you get more comfortable and confident controlling the truck. Safety and confidence go hand-in-hand, so C1 works hard to make sure that your truck driving training experience is positive and helpful.
Passing the CDL Skills Test & Our CDL Ace ClubTop
Our entire staff at C1 Truck Driver Training in Springfield puts a lot of effort into working with each student to ensure he or she is successful in passing the CDL skills test. We recognize those students who are exceptional with our CDL Ace Club. In order to become a "CDL Ace" a driver must pass the state CDL skills test on the first try. "Acing" the CDL test on the first try is a big accomplishment that we recognize with our very special Red C1 Graduation hat with "CDL Ace" stitched in gold on the side.
In Missouri, the cost of CDL training can range between $4,000 to $6,000 depending on which truck driving school location you choose to attend. This can be a lot of money to take on, but C1 offers several options to help pay for truck driver training. If you are looking for financial assistance for truck driving school, we have several programs available including: tuition assistance, tuition reimbursement, and company sponsored CDL training.
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