Tuition Assistance

Payment Options for Your CDL Training

Most students who attend Heavy Metal Truck Training school pay for their training “out-of-pocket.” Other payment options are available for qualifying individuals through company sponsorships, governmental programs, non-profit organizations, and HMTT’s in-house financing program.

Discover the tuition assistance programs that best fit your situation below. Once you’ve looked at the programs, fill out the form to the right and an admissions representative will be in touch with you to give more information.

Company Reimbursement & Sponsorship


Tuition Reimbursement

Carriers that Heavy Metal Truck Training is partnered with for pre-hires and placement offer tuition reimbursement. These carriers may pay $100-$300 per month above your regular earnings in tuition reimbursement, with a cumulative reimbursement of up to $10,000 in total. You have the opportunity to have all of your tuition cost reimbursed.

Company Sponsored Training

Several carriers provide company sponsored training, or co-sponsored company training, to qualified individuals. These carriers pay in full, or in part, the cost of training at Heavy Metal Truck Training school for select individuals.

Governmental Programs


Dislocated Worker Program

Qualified unemployed individuals may be eligible to receive funding through the Dislocated Worker Program or other programs available to unemployed individuals. Heavy Metal Truck Training is WIOA certified in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Other eligible programs include TAA, MET and other state and federal WIOA programs. Heavy Metal Truck Training school works with Dislocated Worker Program counselors who can work with any qualified Minnesota resident, regardless of where they live in Minnesota.

Grant Programs


Paid Training for Unemployed & Under-employed Individuals

This special grant program pays for the entire cost of training and is being offered for a limited time to qualified Minnesota residents who are unemployed or under-employed.

City of Minneapolis Train-to-Career Program

Full training grants are available to qualified Minneapolis residents who are under-employed or unemployed. These grants pay for the entire cost of training.

Veterans Program

Full training grants are available to qualified Veterans. These grants pay for the entire cost of training. In addition, eligible Veterans may be able to receive more than $14,000 in additional tax-free income, over-and-above their regular earnings, through the VA Drivers Apprenticeship Program. Learn more here.

Personal Resources


Other financing options may be available to you through your personal resources. Consider asking family members, friends, your bank, financial institution, or using a credit card for payment.

Tuition Payment

Heavy Metal Truck Training accepts personal checks, money orders, cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover card for tuition payments. A 3% credit card processing fee will be assessed for credit card payments.

In-House Tuition Financing

Financing may be available to qualified students through Heavy Metal Truck Training school for as little as $999 down. Because all financing decisions are made in-house, there is no need to complete lengthy financial aid forms or wait for financing decisions to be made by an “outside” party.

Credit Unions

Many of our students have obtained loans through their local credit union in order to finance their training. Contact your local credit union to find out if they offer consumer or installment loans. Remember: Many employers provide tuition reimbursement to help you make your loan payments.