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)
  • SALLIE MAE CAREER TRAINING SMART OPTION STUDENT LOAN®
  • PAYMENT PLAN

SECTION ONE: CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION – 80 Hrs.

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 – 80 Hrs.

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 – 40 Hrs.

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: $5,695.00

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 – Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Start Date Expected Graduation Date Holidays
12/2/19 1/8/20 Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Day
1/6/20 2/10/20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/21/20 2/24/20 None
2/3/20 3/6/20 None
2/17/20 3/20/20 None
3/2/20 4/3/20 None
3/16/20 4/17/20 None
3/30/20 5/1/20 None

 

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

Start Date Expected Graduation Date Holidays
1/6/20 3/11/20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
2/17/20 4/20/20 None
4/6/20 6/13/20 Memorial Day