CDL Skills Training Program


CDL SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM CLASS A 200 CLOCK HOURS
  • APPROVED FOR GI BILL® BENEFITS FOR ELIGIBLE VETERANS
  • COUNTY TRAINING GRANTS (WIOA, BVR, BWC, TAA)
  • PAYMENT PLAN

SECTION ONE: 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 TWO: 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 THREE: 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: 200 Hrs.
TOTAL PROGRAM COST: $5,825.00

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: This program is designed for individuals who have no previous tractor-trailer experience. This training prepares students for the CDL Skills Test and entry-level employment as a tractor- trailer driver.


Full Time – 5 Weeks – 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
April 19, 2021 May 21, 2021 None
May 10, 2021 June 7, 2021 Memorial Day
June 1, 2021 July 6, 2021 July 5th
July 6, 2021 August 9, 2021 None
July 26, 2021 August 27, 2021 None
August 16, 2021 September 20, 2021 Labor Day
September 7, 2021 October 4, 2021 None
September 27, 2021 October 29, 2021 None
October 18, 2021 November 19, 2021 None
November 8, 2021 December 13, 2021 Thanksgiving
November 29, 2021 January 4, 2022 Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve
December 20, 2021 January 26, 2022 Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

Part Time – 10 Weeks – Mon., Wed., Thurs. 5:30 – 9:30 PM; Saturday 7:30 AM – 6:00PM

Start Date Expected Graduation Date Holidays
April 26, 2021 July 2, 2021 Memorial Day