Why should I attend a Swift Transportation Truck Driving School?

Earn $57k as a first year driver!

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Whether you’ve always wanted to drive trucks or you’re looking for a career change and want to learn from the best, at Swift Academy, we can help. Our truck driving schools are conveniently located across the country and can help you gain the skills you’ll need to get a job you’ll love. Just a few benefits of earning your Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at Swift Academy include:

  • Hands-on training with plenty of time in the cab and behind the wheel, including time on our driving course and on the road.
  • A working knowledge of trucking equipment – from the rig to handling cargo and completing your log.
  • Safety training so you (and everyone else on the road) can make it home safe and sound.
  • Training on the late model trucks and trucking technology.
  • The training you need to start a truck driving job with confidence.
  • You can earn your CDL quickly. Our semi-truck driving school takes as little as four weeks to complete.
  • Knowledgeable instructors with decades of Class A experience – all of whom want you to grow and succeed.

Swift Academy gives you the skills you need to start your career – and enjoy independence, financial security, and a great life on the road (and at home). Find a Swift Academy near you or apply for our truck driving school and earn your CDL.  

After you graduate from Swift Academy and earn your Class A CDL, take it to the next level with Top Gun! Top Gun is a new exclusive CDL training program to help make you a safer, better-prepared driver. After years in the making, we have developed proficiency-based training using elite technology with experienced facilitators. Drivers will receive high focus practice on all backing and close quarter maneuvers and get paid while doing so. Gain hands-on experience from the finest instructors in the industry. 

In the first year graduates earn an average of $57,000 based on the information provide us by Swift Transportation who hires the majority of SDA graduates.

Swift offers a full-ride scholarship to Veterans and First Responders for the Swift Academy. For more information, give us a call at  888-871-3537.

Swift Academy is a proud member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) and select institutions are approved for VA benefits by the state approving agency.