Class A Commercial Driver’s Licence Program

Credential Earned

Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)


(see requirements)

Contact Sharmika Johnson:

Phone: (612) 787-3807


Class A Commercial Driver’s Licence Program- While enrollment is closed for the summer, we encourage you to check back in the fall.┬á

Did you know you could earn your CDL for FREE!

EMERGE Career Training Services prepares you to build skills, reach career goals, and obtain proper certifications and licenses through the Class A CDL Program. Your training coach will assist you every step up the way by helping you build professional skills and networks as well as connecting you to employers. Through this immersive and hands-on training program, students will be able to attend Class A CDL courses at the Interstate Truck Driving School.

Must attend a CDL Training Information Session
Participants must obtain a valid Class A permit prior to program acceptance
Minneapolis Residents Only
Must be 21+
A valid Class D license
Must be able to pass DOT physical & drug screen
No DWI/DUI, Careless/Reckless driving citations in the past 5 years
No suspended license in the past 5 years
No more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years

What to Expect:
10-12 weeks of fast-paced training
Monthly gas or bus card will be given to trainees
All accepted students will interview with multiple employers

Class A CDL Program Facilitator:
Sharmika Johnson, Training Coach, ECTC, 612-701-0630