Vocational Training Near Me: Start Your Career in Trucking Today

If your google search history has “vocational training near me,” we’ve got the answer for you. In the face of a national trucker shortage, truck driving may just be your next move for a lucrative career switch. Truck Driver Institute has been one of the leading, most-respected providers of CDL training for more than 47 years. With more than 10 convenient locations across the country, you’ll be sure to find a local CDL training school close by. 

Where Can I Find Vocational Training Near Me?

Each of our locations offers lodging for out-of-town students. We aim to make your truck driving education as convenient and accessible as possible. At each location, you’ll find a spacious campus with modern facilities and seasoned instructors. 

Our CDL training school differs from other training schools, and these differences are to your benefit! Unlike TDI, some truck driving schools will limit your education to inside the classroom. Learning through video games or without on-the-road training is not as effective for many reasons. Truck driving is a hands-on profession, so behind-the-wheel training is essential to your success. Other trucking schools might put speed and convenience over quality education. For the best CDL training, check out the 10 campuses we offer.


Boasting 15+ acres, this facility is in Forsyth, Georgia, and has served the area for more than 20 years. Georgia residents can relish in entering one of the strongest industries in the state. Atlanta draws its workforce from all over the U.S. with Georgia’s reputation as a commercial hub and economic powerhouse across several industries including dining, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, and more.


Our Alabama location has served the area for more than 28 years. Also stretching across 15+ acres, the Oxford, Alabama campus is located conveniently right off of 1-20, just east of Birmingham. Other trucking schools may pressure you to work with a particular carrier in Alabama, but TDI allows you the freedom to match with the carrier that best suits your needs.


Whether you are a South Carolina native or a nearby resident, our Colombia, SC location is the perfect location for you to jumpstart your trucking career. This facility spans generously across 10+ acres and has been known to be one of the most respected truck-driving schools in South Carolina for more than 16 years. Located right off of I-77, this campus is just minutes from Rockhill, Chester, and Great falls, so you can be sure to have an easy and convenient commute!


Our Mississippi campus is one of the most respected truck driving schools in the Gulfport, Biloxi, and Pascagoula areas for more than 35 years. Located on Highway 49, this location is just north of Gulfport in Saucier, MS. Just like our other locations, you can attain your Class A, B, and C CDL in as little as 15 days.


Opened in 2004, this 18+ acre Indianapolis training facility is equipping a greater number of students than ever before. Indiana is the #1 producer of truck trailers, and it boasts over 100,000 transportation jobs. It’s also home to FedEx’s second largest air hub worldwide. You’ll gain the skills and reputation that many major companies in Indiana are looking for. Indiana is the closest state to the U.S. population’s median center, making it the natural headquarters for the transportation industry.


Our Louisville, Kentucky location has served the area for more than 26 years, supporting countless students who’ve started from our 8+ acre facility and gone on to driving countless more. This Sellersburg driving school campus is located just 7 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky right off of I-65. Our student testimonials shine with positive feedback, making it one of the reasons so many around the Midwest flock to our Louisville school.


TDI has been the premiere Tennessee truck driving school for the Nashville community for more than 40 years. We recruit only the most experienced instructors in the Murfreesboro area, ensuring that you can develop the advanced skills and assuredness that set you up for success in your truck driving career. Our TDI alum Richard says that our Murfreesboro location can get anybody trained. From no experience at all, you can build your new career with the guidance of our passionate instructors–just like Richard did!


If you live in Florida, come on down to our Orlando location for 3 weeks of training and an 86% job placement rate. With over 10 acres of top-notch facilities, this campus has taught hundreds of students over 16 years. Get peace of mind knowing that many of our students receive job offers before graduating.


Here in the Pensacola area, our Milton, FL training facility is located right off of I-30, making for an easy commute for your daily CDL training classes. You’ll benefit from applied learning and our knowledgeable instructors with our comprehensive training program. For as little as $225 out of pocket, you can set yourself up for success in the trucking industry–one that is increasingly and constantly in demand for truck drivers.

South Bend

For over 45 years, this 18+ acre facility offers CDL training that can get you behind the wheel in just 3 weeks. Our South Bend truck driving school is one of the oldest and most popular campuses in the country with the kind of CDL training Indiana job-seekers shouldn’t miss out on.


Last by not least, our Tupelo, Mississippi location offers another 10+ acres of high-quality facilities. Located right off of Highway 45, this campus is just east of the Bancorp South Arena. Graduating from this location will set you up for a $40,000 to $70,000 starting salary. This is what makes the truck driving industry so attractive–you’ll have a high starting salary with competitive benefits.

Choose TDI as Your Truck Driving School

All of our locations across these 10 campuses offer the same top-of-the-line training. Wherever you are, you’ll be sure to find a campus near you. Contact us today to learn more about how to finance your education and get started!

Get Started

Get your Class A CDL in our friendly, supportive CDL training program. TRAIN with experienced instructors – multiple good-paying, secure job choices with benefits available for eligible graduates. EARN $700 – $1000+ / week to start as a truck driver. Get started today by filling out the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!