A 2 Z Trucking Academy

DMV Certified

Licensed by Dept of Ed

Truck Driving
School

Experienced instructors

20+ years of experience

Top-of-the-line equipment

WHY YOU SHOULD TRAIN AT

A2Z TRUCKING ACADEMY

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• We have over 20 years of combined training experience.
• Commercial truck driving classes start every week in NC.
• Classes start every two weeks in PA.
• Train on top-of-the-line equipment.
• Learn from experienced instructors.
• Job placement is available.

Truck drivers are

essential to keeping
the economy running.

Get your CDL license and start a new career today. With our professional training, you’ll be on the road in no time.

Referrals for financing or payment plans are available

Commercial truck driving classes start every week

Our Convenient Location

North Carolina
2801 US 301 S,
Wilson, NC, 27893
252-991-7536
info@a2ztruckingacademy.com

OUR TRAINING

PROGRAMS

Class A

Available in NC

Pertains to vehicles exceeding 26,000 pounds in weight and includes trailers weighing over 10,000 pounds, such as a tractor-trailer. Furthermore, individuals possessing a CDL Class A license are authorized to operate any Class B vehicle as well.

Class B

Available in NC

CDL Class B vehicles are defined as any vehicle that weighs more than 26,000 Lbs. and has no trailer, or if there is a trailer it must weigh less than 10,000 Lbs. Some examples are a box truck, dump truck, garbage truck, and cement truck, just to name a few.

Class A

Available in NC and PA

Pertains to vehicles exceeding 26,000 pounds in weight and includes trailers weighing over 10,000 pounds, such as a tractor-trailer. Furthermore, individuals possessing a CDL Class A license are authorized to operate any Class B vehicle as well.

Class B

Available only in NC

CDL Class B vehicles are defined as any vehicle that weighs more than 26,000 Lbs. and has no trailer, or if there is a trailer it must weigh less than 10,000 Lbs. Some examples are a box truck, dump truck, garbage truck, and cement truck, just to name a few.

Weekdays

Monday – Thursday
7 am to 6 pm

Weekend

Saturdays only
7 am to 6 pm

Flexible schedule for those who can’t attend full days.

Truck Driver Training

CDL A

Description:
160-hour training course includes 50 hours of classroom/instruction, 50 hours of range/skills training, 60 hours of over the road training (driving/observation)

Training schedule:
Full time classes: Monday to Thursday 7 am – 6 pm
Part time classes: Saturday 7 am-6 pm

Tuition includes:

  • DOT physical.
  • DOT drug screen.
  • Motor vehicle record.
  • Classroom training,    including books and materials.
  • Skills training / range training.
  • Over the road training, including driving and observation.
  • 3-part final CDL Skills test
    CDL Diploma.

Admission requirements:

  • CDL Learner’s permit is not required to start class.
  • $150.00 application fee.
  • Must be at least 18 years old (intrastate) or 21 years old (interstate).
  • Valid driver’s license in state of residence.
  • Must pass a DOT physical and DOT drug test.

Become a

Professional Truck Driver

With A2Z Trucking Academy

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FAQs

Contact us for more information.

Where is the program located?

The NC school and practice range are located at 2801 US Highway 301S, Wilson, NC 27893.

Is A2Z Trucking Academy a certified training provider?

Yes, A2Z Trucking Academy is a licensed training provider and third-party tester certified by the North Carolina Department of Motor vehicles. 

A2Z Trucking Academy is also registered with the FMCSA as a training provider for Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT). 

What is required to start the CDL classes?

We ask that you complete an application in the office and provide your valid driver’s license.  

Do I need a DOT physical and drug screen before applying?

No, once you meet the requirements for admission to A2Z Trucking Academy, we’ll send you for a drug screen and DOT physical.  We’ll provide you with locations for these tests, which are included in your tuition payment. 

How old do I have to be to obtain the CDL license?

You must be 18 years old to obtain your CDL and drive a commercial vehicle within the state (intrastate).  You must be 21 years old to drive state-to-state (interstate), carry hazardous materials, or transport passengers.

When do classes start?

Full-Timme Classes start every Monday and Part-Time Classes are on Saturdays. We’ll work the best we can with your schedule.

How long is the training?

Full-time classes are held Monday to Thursday, 7 am to 6 pm.  Students typically complete the full-time training in 4 weeks. 

Part-time classes are held on Saturdays, from 7 am to 6 pm.  Students attending Saturday classes will typically complete the training in 4 months.

Can I combine week and weekend schedules?

Yes, A2Z Trucking Academy will make every effort to customize a schedule to accommodate your personal needs.

As a female, am I a good candidate for the training?

Yes! Some of our BEST students are females. As far as job placement, one-third of the nation’s drivers are female.

Do I need my CDL learner’s permit to start the class?

No, we will get you ready to take your CDL permit during the classroom phase of the training.

If I already have my learner’s permit, can I just take the driving phase of training?

No, all students will receive the same training during the classroom portion of our training, regardless of whether they have a learner’s permit or not.  All students are required to complete a minimum of 160 hours of training in our program to graduate.

What can I expect from the truck driving classes?

The classroom portion of the training provides general theory and  knowledge. The remainder of the training involves pre-trip inspection, skills at our training range, and over-the-road training.

Are there any out-of-pocket costs?

Our application fee is $150.00.  Tuition includes classes, book and supplies,  DOT physical and drug screen, motor vehicle record and CDL exams.  Your out-of-pocket fees include the learner’s permit and CDL license fee.

When is payment due? Do you offer payment plans?

Payment in full is due at the time of enrollment.  If you can’t pay in full, you can start with the $150 application and arrange a payment plan with the school. 

We can also provide you with information on financing your tuition through third-party institutions.

What if I have never driven a manual transmission?

No problem! Our team of experienced instructors can have you double clutching before you know it.  We have over 20 years of experience. We have hundreds of successful graduates on the road today.

Does a criminal record disqualify me from the program?

No – Regardless of your background, you will qualify for the training program if you possess a valid driver’s license. As far as job placement, we work with carriers that will hire ex-offenders.

Will I have to be away from home for months at a time as a truck driver?

No, at A2Z Trucking Academy we partner with a vast array of carriers that offer local, regional and long-haul routes.  These options are considered on a case-by-case basis with the strategy of coming up with the best career path for you.

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