Commercial Driver License
Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook
2010-11 Edition Truck Drivers and Driver/Sales Workers
Professional truck and bus drivers are in high demand and command excellent starting wages and great fringe benefits right out of our training programs. Class-A and Class-B commercial driver license courses are highly affordable and taught by professional instructors who have many years of driving experience.
Class-A (CDL-302, CDL-303)
Courses are available for individuals interested in earning their Class-A CDL. Participants learn the skills to safely operate a tractor-trailer on today’s busy roads and highways. Participants must be 21 years old, possess a valid, non-provisional, Maryland drivers license, obtain a CDL Class-A learner’s permit, and successfully complete a Department of Transportation physical and drug screen prior to program acceptance. More info.
Courses are available for individuals interested in earning a Class-B CDL as well as companies seeking training for employees. A Class-B license allows a professional driver to operate straight trucks, buses, dump trucks, concrete mixer trucks and utility vehicles. Participants must be 18 years old, possess a valid, non-provisional drivers license (from Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia), obtain a CDL Class-B learner’s permit with a passenger endorsement, and successfully complete a Department of Transportation physical and drug screen prior to program acceptance. More info.
Learner’s Permit Preparation (CDL-315)
This course will prepare students for the MVA, CDL Class-A or B permit exam. The six hour course will cover the following topics: General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Transporting Passengers and Combination Vehicles. It is recommended that students get a CDL Driver’s Manual at students’ local MVA office and read sections 1 thru 6, prior to start of class.