Why Get Your CDL A?
The demand for truck drivers is higher than ever. A CDL opens the door to many job opportunities to choose from! You don’t have to worry about being stuck in the same old dead-end job. From local to regional or over-the-road routes, CDL drivers have many career options! You also have the option to drive solo, or partner up and drive as a team.
Excellent Pay & Benefits
A truck driving career has excellent pay, great benefits, and substantial retirement options. You won’t have to live from paycheck to paycheck anymore. Many companies are offering sign-on bonuses, as well as comprehensive benefits packages that include health insurance, paid vacation time, and much more!
No Degree Required
CDL training is a low-cost investment that will pay off big down the road. As a truck driver, you won’t need a 4-year degree or have to spend years paying back huge government student loans. At ZETA Driving School, we offer financial aid options to make CDL training affordable, including extra benefits for military veterans.
Week 1 - Introduction to Driving
Lesson 1: Welcome to the trucking industry!
Lesson 2: Interstate vs. Intrastate
Lesson 3: DOT & FMCSA
Lesson 4: Commercial Learner's Permit
The Zeta CDL program is a 100% self-paced program. The above schedule is the most common amongst students. This can be adjusted for each student as needed.
Each course begins with a self-paced online learning curriculum to give students a strong foundation before they begin driving. Students have access to on-demand tutoring in-person and online.
Students have access to a highly realistic truck driving simulator. This tool allows students to get comfortable with thousands of real world driving scenarios as well as any type of truck make or model.
Road & Range
Instructors work with no more than 2 students at a time to practice critical driving skills on both a closed range as well as on the open road.
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Meet The Instructors
What Does It Take
To Get Accepted?
We're on a mission to make education and great career opportunities a possibility for all.
Our admissions process is purposefully focused on you, the person, not just on your resume.
Start by completing our
online application form
Duration: 9 minutes
Speak with a student
advisor about next steps
Duration: 20 minutes
Your student advisor will process your financial aid
Duration: 2 days
Sign your enrollment forms and get started immediately!
Duration: 5 minutes
Zeta Driving School does more than just prepare students to be great drivers. Our instructors work closely with students to ensure they find employment upon graduation, assist in negotiating contracts, and provide a strong understanding of the industry.
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What Our Students Say
Miss Monica. G ,the instructor at Zeta driving school independence MO outpost was very effective when it came to communicating and informing her students about truck driving. As a student you can be more engaged when you're in a comfortable and confident state of mind. When it comes to bringing a student driver to level Monica. G is the Zeta instructor for the job. I appreciate the Zeta driving school and instructor Monica. G for helping me gain another set of skills that I can use out in the world of commerce.
"Monica was an awesome instructor to work with she was always patient and kind from day one she stuck with me until I graduated huge!!!!!! Thanks to her. Josh is another awesome instructor who genuinely wanted to see me succeed. Josh was always encouraging me and also kind person. THANK YOU ZETA."
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does the course take?
We understand that life happens. Zeta Driving School has developed our curriculum to be flexible and completed at your own pace. Full time students typically complete the program in four weeks.
Is your school an accredited institution?
Zeta Driving School is an approved commercial driving school in Kansas and Missouri and registered as an approved Training Provider with the FMCSA.
Where are you located?
Our headquarters is located at 3201 E. 85th St in Kansas City, MO.
What if I need help while taking a course?
Each course has dedicated instructors with years of experience who are available to help you by phone, email, or in-person. Additionally, every student is assigned a student advisor to support your education across all programs and courses.
Is there financial aid available?
Yes! The majority of our students will qualify for financial aid. Zeta Driving School is generously supported by grants and industry partners. This allow us to maintain affordable tuition and offer multiple scholarships and reduced cost enrollment options. Almost 100% of our students qualify for tuition assistance. The current tuition rate of $4,990.00 includes all required learning materials, insurance, and access to equipment, including on-road training and simulator usage. Tuition fees do not include potential fringe costs such as transportation and boarding.
Click here to find out how much financial aid you may qualify for.
Are there any prerequisites to participate in this course?
Students must meet all of the prerequisites prior to enrollment to ensure students are prepared to successfully complete the Zeta Driving School course.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be proficient in English
Must pass a DOT physical exam
Must pass drug & alcohol screening
Possess a valid driver's license
Flexible Financial Aid
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Receive upfront funding or tuition reimbursement from your employer.
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