CDL Training Near Melbourne, FL

Our Truck Driver Training Melbourne Location

3700 St Johns Pkwy
Sanford, FL 32771
United States (US)
Phone: 1-800-848-7364

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Start Your Truck Driver Career Today

If you’re looking for the best CDL training Melbourne, Florida, has to offer, welcome to Truck Driver Institute! We’re a top-rated truck driving school in the Melbourne, Florida, area that can launch your new career. We have a long history serving Central Florida and are firmly established within the local trucking community. With over 16 years serving the area and more than 45 years of experience across the country, we’re able to help you get your career in gear.

TDI proudly offers a sprawling, modern training facility spanning over 10 acres. We also have the most thorough catalog of professional truck driver training programs in the Melbourne area. Whether you want to earn your Class A CDL or any commercial driver’s license or certification, TDI has a program for you. Enroll at TDI today to get on the road and start your career!

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The Nation Needs CDL Drivers Now!

With over 30,000 open CDL driving jobs nationwide, the demand for professional drivers is higher than ever before. Top transportation companies and carriers across the U.S. are hiring CDL drivers with diverse backgrounds and experience levels to fill these vacancies. In as little as three weeks, you could land a lucrative CDL job with great benefits thanks to huge industry demand.

Invest in a Recession-Proof Career

Truck driving offers financial stability for workers even when the country is in a recession. No matter what is happening with the economy, goods need to be transported across the nation, and that’s where truck drivers come in. Truck driving also has fewer barriers to entry than other careers, putting it within reach of people from all backgrounds without the need for a college education or years of experience. Don’t wait to start an exciting next chapter as a truck driver!

Why Choose TDI?

TDI has remained Greater Orlando’s top choice for truck driver training since 1973, thanks to our steadfast commitment to student success. With highly qualified instructors and support for students from start to finish, there’s no better place than TDI to get CDL training near Melbourne, FL.

Here are three key reasons TDI is the best truck driver training near Melbourne:

1. TDI is extremely affordable

We work hard to offer you the best grants, scholarships, discounts, GI Bill ® programs, and financial aid options for truck driver schools in Florida. Depending on your situation, you could enroll at TDI for as little as $225 out of pocket! Most truck lines we work with will help you with the remaining cost through their tuition assistance programs.

2. Our job placement program has a success rate of over 82%

With an 82% job placement rate, TDI’s career services team leverages partnerships with the country’s top carriers and transportation companies to help our students find jobs. That’s the benefit of working with an established truck driving school like ours. These companies know we’ll provide the quality truck drivers they need to meet increasing demand, which is why they hire so many of our students.

Some of our students even land jobs before graduation! Many of the carriers we partner with will offer TDI graduates deals on tuition reimbursement too. That means you get a job, and you get paid back for your truck driver training.

3. You can complete our CDL program in just 3 weeks

TDI’s programs blend classroom and behind-the-wheel training so you gain well-rounded skills for the job. You’ll learn to drive using real trucks, not simulators, so you’re ready to hit the road confidently after graduation. We also take a safety-first approach by teaching students on a safe, private, off-road, multi-acre driving range before you move on to driving on real roads. We want to put you behind the wheel, logging hours of real experience, as much as possible before graduation.

Hear From Our Students

Jon and Tammy Walker

Tennessee truck driving schoolTruck Driver Institute was the best choice for us. TDI allowed us to explore all of the carriers’ opportunities. The instructors were top-notch, caring, supportive, and patient. We would recommend TDI to anyone interested in a career in the trucking industry.

Our Sanford CDL School Near Melbourne, FL

Looking for CDL training in Melbourne? You’ve probably already noticed that there are no truck driving schools in Melbourne, Florida. But at TDI, we’ve got you covered! Our location in Sanford is about an hour and a half away, making it one of the closest truck driving schools to Melbourne in Central Florida.

Our Sanford campus is conveniently located just east of Orlando, off I-4. Depending on your exact location in Melbourne, there are several easy ways to get here:

  1. You can also take FL-528 W (Beachline Expressway) and FL-417 Toll N (Central Florida GreeneWay). This is often the fastest route, but you’ll have to pay tolls.
  2. If you don’t mind taking a few extra minutes, you can take I-95 N to FL-46 W and avoid the tolls.

We’re open 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. Our Sanford location has indoor classrooms and 10+ acres of space for hands-on, behind-the-wheel training. Free parking is available in our parking lot for students, making managing your commute from Melbourne easy.

Want to grab a meal after class? We’re only a 5- to 10-minute drive from plenty of restaurants and fast food:

  • Subway (4589 St Johns Pkwy)
  • China Star (4585 St Johns Pkwy)
  • Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (1650 Rinehart Rd)
  • PDQ Chicken (1610 Rinehart Rd)
  • Bahama Breeze (1540 Rinehart Rd)
  • Chipotle (1805 WP Ball Blvd)
  • Taco Bell (1200 WP Ball Blvd)
  • Wendy’s (470 Towne Center Cir)
  • Burger King (301 Towne Center Blvd)
  • LongHorn Steakhouse (4695 St Johns Pkwy)
  • And much more!

Don’t Live in the Orlando Area?

TDI welcomes out-of-state students and offers lodging options for those traveling from afar. Our financial aid can make training affordable no matter where you’re coming from.

Ready to shift your career into high gear? Contact TDI at our campus near Melbourne today to get started. Call (800) 848-7364 or contact us online.

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