CDL Class A / Heavy Equipment 360 Hours Program


CLASS A / HEAVY EQUIPMENT 360 CLOCK HOURS
  • APPROVED FOR GI BILL® BENEFITS FOR ELIGIBLE VETERANS
  • COUNTY TRAINING GRANTS (WIOA, BVR, BWC, TAA)
  • PAYMENT PLAN

Trucks used for our class A CDL training classes near Medina, OH

SECTION ONE: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION 
Heavy Equipment Operation provides students with the basic skills and fundamentals needed to obtain an entry level position in the Heavy Equipment field. Students will receive NCCER Core Curriculum and Level One certifications. Modular credit will be applied for NCCER Levels Two and Three. Certifications will be granted on various pieces of heavy equipment.

SECTION TWO: OSHA 10 
This section will prepare students with the necessary information and education to receive their OSHA 10 Hour Construction Card.

SECTION THREE: CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION 
Classroom Instruction consists of introducing students to the trucking industry, its regulations, laws, taxes, and standards. It covers a wide range of subjects to strengthen the student’s knowledge in truck driving techniques, maneuvers and safety awareness.

SECTION FOUR: DRIVING RANGE 
Driving Range instruction consists of teaching students how to properly maintain their equipment, couple and uncouple tractor-trailer combination units, perform vehicle inspections, practice various backing maneuvers to advance the students skill level.

SECTION FIVE: ROAD TRAINING

On road instruction introduces the students to various traffic situations and to various roadway systems to develop safe driving techniques. Students apply speed and space management, visual search, communication, shifting techniques, double clutching, progressive shifting, and defensive driving techniques to safely operate a tractor-trailer. A total of approximately 450 miles of on-road training is implemented to develop the students’ performance level.

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 360 Hrs.
FULL TUITION: $9,995.00

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: This program is designed for individuals who have no previous tractor-trailer experience and are seeking training to obtain a Class A CDL. It also includes training and certifications on the most frequently used heavy construction equipment. Training prepares students for the CDL Skills Test and entry- level employment as a tractor-trailer driver and/or heavy equipment operator.

Full Time – 10 Weeks
Heavy Equipment: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
CDL Classroom: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Yard & Road: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Start Date Expected Graduation Date Holidays
January 25, 2021 April 2, 2021 None
February 15, 2021 April 23, 2021 None
March 8, 2021 May 14, 2021 None
March 29, 2021 June 7, 2021 Memorial Day
April 29, 2021 June 28, 2021 Memorial Day