CDL Class A (Livingston)

Trucking is a high-demand industry that offers rock-solid wages and job security. Lamar State College Port Arthur's Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A training course can get you up to speed and on the road in 15 weeks.

Funding assistance is available for those who qualify through Workforce Deep East Texas. We also offer student loans.

CLASS DAY/TIME: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

TUITION: $4,500


  • Experienced, helpful instructors
  • Small class size means more one-on-one interaction
  • We provide a diverse mix of classroom and videos, discussion sessions, driving demos and — most important — on the road, hands-on driving experiences.
  • 100% hands-on training! You will train with qualified drivers who will draw on years of experience to teach you all you need to know about the driving industry.
  • You will drive the actual vehicles used in the field, including dump trucks to school buses and an 18-wheeler.
  • Basic knowledge and driving skills to pass the Texas Commercial Driver's License exam.
  • Rules of the road and smart driving strategies.
  • How to connect with companies that are hiring truck drivers.
  • Local jobs available NOW!


  • Be 18 years of age.
  • Hold a valid Texas driver's license.
  • Successfully complete a Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical Examination.
  • Pass a Department of Transportation Drug Screen.
  • Read and speak the English language to converse with the general public and make entries on reports and records. 

Labor Statistics & Job Outlook

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  • Great earning potential - salaries start at around $40,000 per year.
  • High demand - there's a regional shortage of drivers that will continue for years to come.