•    CDL

    Commercial Drivers License - Class A

    Students obtain extensive training including pre-trip inspections, backing maneuvers, and all types of road driving.  Students will be prepared for both CDL knowledge (written and driving) tests leading to a Commercial Drivers License.

    ORIENTATION ~ 40hr
    Training consists of orientation to trucking industry, substance abuse training, control systems, vehicle instruments and controls, vehicle inspection, basic control, speed management, and night operation.

    DOCUMENTATIONS/SYSTEMS ~ 40hr
    Training consists of cargo documentation, cargo handling, accidents and procedures, hours of service, vehicle systems, and electrical and starting systems.

    VEHICLE SYSTEMS ~ 40hr
    Training consists of continuation of vehicle systems (HM 181), engines, air brakes, personal health and safety, and electrical and starting systems.

    STATE TEST PREPARATION ~ 40hr
    Training consists of continuation of CDL, prep, map reading, trip planning, hazardous materials, CDL mock test, DOT 66 written test, final exam, and State CDL test given by DOT.

    YARD WORK ~ 40hr
    Training consists of lab/range/road, pre-trip inspections, coupling and uncoupling, basic backing principles, forward serpentine, and basic shifting principles.

    CDL BASIC CONTROL SKILLS ~ 40hr
    Training consists of continuation of range/road, CDL basic control skills, and CDL on road driving.

    CDL/ROAD DRIVING ~ 40hr
    Training consists of range/road, on road shifting, backing techniques, CDL basic control skills, and CDL on road driving.

    CONTINUATION OF ROAD DRIVING ~ 40hr
    Training consists of continuation of range/road, CDL basic control skills, and CDL on road driving.

    ADVANCED TECHNIQUES ~ 40hr
    Training consists of continuation of range/road and advanced backing techniques, dump trailer operations, advanced shifting techniques, pulling loaded trailers, night driving, and advanced driving techniques.

    CDL SKILLS TEST/GRADUATION ~ 40hr
    Training consists of continuation of range/road, advanced backing techniques, advanced shifting techniques, and advanced driving techniques, CDL Skills Test, and graduation.