TCE is sorry to announce that we have discontinued our CDL training program. If you are a former student, or a trucking company in need of transcript / attendance information, please E-mail your request to: or you may call 320-492-7191
and leave a message with your request.
Please make sure to include your full name, date of attendance
and a phone number where you can be reached.

We thank you for your support; it was our pleasure to serve you!

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TCE, Inc.
660 Mayhew Lake Road NE
St Cloud, MN 56304
Door A Entrance


Phone: 320-774-1985
Addl Phone: 651-683-8383
Fax: 320-774-1986


Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm


Classroom Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 3:00pm



A Few Facts... There's A Job Out There for You.

  • In 2013, MN employed 32,910 truck driving professionals. The Twin Cities Metropolitan area alone employs around 15,750. The annual mean wage is $42,230 or $20.30 hourly. Areas, such as North Dakota, have an annual mean wage of $47,580 and can pay higher wages in the Oil production areas on the Western side of the state.*
  • The current number of employed trucking jobs nationwide as of 2013 is 1,585,300 with an anticipated outlook of 11% growth through 2022 which would entail 192,600 jobs.*
  • As of October 2014 - had 4,453 truck driving jobs listed for Minnesota.

As you can see from the facts above, the trucking industry holds an abundance of job opportunities. A qualified truck driver with a good driving record and clean work history has many choices available to them. So how many employment opportunities are there in your current industry?


*US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Your Minnesota Based Truck Driving School

Recognized as a Top CDL School for Both Enrollment & Graduate Placement

Transportation Center for Excellence (TCE) is a Truck Driving School for Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Training. Established in 2000, our reputation has made us one of the premier CDL schools in the state. Our progressive truck driving school goes far beyond basic education, we offer a comprehensive career-focused package that includes:

  • A variety of educational training methods, including in-truck training from experienced and licensed instructors
  • Financial assistance through a variety of resources
  • Apartment based student housing (based on availability)
  • Employment Assistance - we work with many major carriers across the country to assist you with your conditional pre-hiring requirement
  • The largest training track in the state (160 acres)


Where People Come to Go to Work... Not Just A Tagline, But A Pre-Requisite.

As a private career school we are training you for a career and we see to it that you will have a job within that field when your training is done. Our school cirriculum requires our students to have a job offer BEFORE starting school. We accomplish this by:

  • Providing on site conditional pre-hiring with a carrier(s).
  • We work with many carriers across the country that hire students, giving you more choices.
  • Our comprehensive training programs are designed to provide you with everything you need to start your career as a Professional Truck Driver.

Rely on an industry with options. Rely on training to get you where you need to go. Rely on Transportation Center for Excellence, Inc. Contact us today to get started... 320.774.1985.



Attention Veterans!

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We at TCE sincerely appreciate the service and sacrifice that you have given to our country. The move from active service back to civilian life is admittedly a difficult one. One of the many decisions you may need to make is your choice of employment or vocation; we'd like to help with that decision.


Transportation Center for Excellence is an approved school through The Minnesota State Approving Agency for use of VA funds for education; you can get up to 100% of the cost of the program paid for (based on eligibility). At TCE, we feel the skill sets and training that you have learned while in the military translate nicely into a career in the trucking industry. In addition, unlike many available educational paths, we offer 100% job placement as a pre-requisite of our program. There is no second guessing as to whether your educational choice will pay off. The trucking industry is a high-demand occupation with good pay. Please contact us today to discuss how to get started!


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