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CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer

CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer

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Accelerate Your Career With Our Class A CDL Training Program

Arizona Automotive Institute’s CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer program prepares students for careers in commercial driving and transportation. Our hands-on training helps prepare students to fulfill Arizona CDL requirements*. 

Award Type: Certificate 

Program Length: 160 hours, 1-2 months 

*AAI does not guarantee third-party licensure. Licensure requirements for taking and passing licensure examinations are not controlled by AAI but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to AAI. Therefore, AAI cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take license examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment. Graduates of the CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer program must obtain a Commercial Drivers License to be employed in the field.

  • Driving Techniques
  • Alley Docking
  • Size & Weight Laws
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspections
  • Tractor-Trailer Maintenance
  • Vehicle Systems
  • Driver Safety
  • Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Accident Prevention
  • Defensive Driving
  • Range Maneuvers

What Can I Do With A CDL: Class A Tractor Trailer Certificate?

Licensed graduates of our CDL Class A Tractor Trailer program may find work as: 

  • Tractor-Trailer Drivers 
  • Long Haul Drivers 


While we cannot guarantee employment or salary, our career services team can help graduates explore placement opportunities. 

Tractor-Trailer Driver

Long Haul Driver

Program Requirements:

Commercial Truck Driving is regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the state. Commercial truck drivers are subject to strict standards such as: 

  • Having a valid driver’s license at the time of enrollment and during their training period 
  • Being 21 years old to drive state-to-state (interstate classification) 
  • Passing the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) physical and consent to drug testing prior to starting training and randomly throughout training 
  • Being able to read, speak, and writing English well enough to pass the Commercial Driver’s License test, converse with the general public, understand highway signs and signals, respond to official questions, and make entries on reports and records 

Ready to Enroll?

AAI offers skills-based career training to help prepare you to better your life. Our flexible scheduling and affordable options make it a great place for you to pursue your certificate in Commercial Driving.