CDL Training & Truck Driving

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Why Truck Driving School?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, truck drivers held 1.9 million jobs in 2018 in the United States. Employment in the truck driving field is expected to grow over the next decade as well. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers are expected to earn an average of $21.00/hour or $43,680 annually.

The types of employment opportunities that are available for graduates of the Truck Driving program include:

  • Long Haul Truck Drivers
  • Local Truck Drivers
  • Delivery Truck Drivers
  • Dump Truck Drivers
  • Van Drivers
  • Tractor-Trailer Drivers

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Why Choose Truck Driving School?

Truck driving jobs for those with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) can be an exciting opportunity. Jobs can be local or cross-country, so if you’re looking to travel and meet interesting people, a career in truck driving might be the right choice for you.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CDL truck drivers held 1.9 million jobs in 2018 in the United States. Employment in the truck driving field is expected to grow over the next decade as the demand for goods grows.

The types of employment opportunities that are available for graduates of the CDL Truck Driving program include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Long-Haul Truck Drivers
  • Local truck drivers
  • Delivery truck drivers
  • Dump truck drivers
  • Van drivers
  • Tractor-trailer drivers

Why Choose Rosedale Career College for Truck Driving Training?

We have been training vehicle technicians for over 70 years with an in-depth education provided by experienced instructors. Rosedale Tech’s 10-week CDL Truck Driving Program trains students in the areas of PM (Preventive Maintenance) and Vehicle Systems, Driving Operations and Safety, and Driving Skills.

Once students complete the CDL training program, our goal is to help them graduate and prepare to work in a rewarding career. We are proud to partner with local companies to help you find the right opportunity.

Gain Real Driving Experience

The Truck Driving program is operated out of Rosedale’s fully equipped facility, which houses trucks of various sizes and weights. Students can gain real driving experience utilizing the following:

    • 6 Freightliners (4 sleepers, 2 daycabs)
    • 3 International (sleepers)
    • 1 Volvo (daycab)
    • 1 45′ spread axle flatbed trailer
    • 7 Vans (2 – 48′, 4 – 53′ dry box units, and 1 – 53′ refrigerated unit)
    • Tractor trailer simulator – L3 Communications TranSimVS™ providing individuals with realistic, risk-free driving scenarios

Get Started with Rosedale Technical College

Are you ready to learn more about CDL Truck Driving at Rosedale Tech? Schedule a tour to check out our facilities and find out how you can start a career that will always be in demand. Contact us to get started or get answers to any questions about our program, financial aid*, or the enrollment process. Be sure to check out our institutional grants to see if you are eligible for additional funding towards school.

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

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I have been around a lot of technical education environments over the years. Rosedale is unique in that they can offer the whole package—passionate staff, first-class facilities, and a top-notch education. They strive to continually improve in all areas which reflects in the quality of students they are putting out into the field. I would highly suggest if you are considering a technical education, to contact them, visit the school, and you will see first hand.

Robert Rose

Rosedale Technical College offers the best education and training in the trades and automotive in Pennsylvania. Students learn from accomplished instructors, and employers know they are getting the top graduates in their fields. I know many proud parents of Rosedale Tech graduates. They really are producing the workforce that keeps our economy running.

Nick Bonesso

I loved my experience at Rosedale and wouldn’t change anything. If you are looking to become a master tradesman or woman, then Rosedale is the school for you… Thank you Rosedale for the wonderful experience!

Rosedale Tech Student

I’ve learned 2 trades here… automotive [technology] and welding. Both trades have had wonderful teachers, the staff is very friendly, and very well managed all around. I’m very grateful to have gone here, and they are very supportive of us veterans. I would most definitely recommend Rosedale as it was recommended to me.

Russ Baroni

Rosedale didn’t really… They didn’t do the numbers thing. Which is what I always… heard about tech schools, tech colleges. If you had issues at home, issues with babysitters, attendance… they’d move the world to accommodate what you needed. And give you every tool that you needed to be able to graduate and actually apply yourself in the real world. So they took me from a cook who was a part-time dishwasher, and I worked myself in the automotive field all the way up.


Just the Rosedale name changed my life. Because anytime I tell anybody that I graduated from Rosedale… every time… their whole perception changes… I never would have worked for Comcast if it weren’t for the Rosedale name… I truly know that… Rosedale’s given me life. Rosedale has given me the ability to succeed in life. And I thank them for that.


The employees here do everything they can to make sure you are ready to go out in the field… They will help you find a job. They will help you with your resume… I think the interview class here… it’s very valuable. They teach you how to sit down in a professional manner and talk to someone and highlight your skills… If you take that class and you do really well… you are going to have a great-paying job. And you’re going to have a bright future.

Justin Piot

College or military, that’s what everyone was doing. That’s what we were told to do all through… school. When I came… to Rosedale, it was a different type of schooling. Because they are actually interested in what you’re learning… You’re not just being forced different subjects upon you. And once a week we are able to get hands-on… do projects out in the facility. Which really gave you a leg up when you went into interviews and they asked you ‘Now do you have any experience?

Shawn Fossett

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