CDL Program


This 200 hour program will give students the knowledge and skills necessary to take the licensing exam for a class "A " Commercial Driver's License (CDL).  Students will receive 50 hours of theoretical training and 150 hours of hands on training.  This program is designed specifically for Class "A' CDL training.   

Essential Personal Characteristics

-Minimum age of 18
-Hold a valid driver's license
-Pass a Department of Transportation Physical
-Pass a drug screen
-No more than 6 points on current driver's license
-No DUI/ DWI or Reckless Operation Citation within 3 years
-No drug related felonies
  **NOTE: those under the age of 21 may obtain an intrastate CDL only

Basic Information

Program Costs:  
  • Tuition $4,400
  • Additional costs: $27 for temporary permit package; $45 for licensing fees (fees may vary in each county) 
  • Program Length:  5 weeks
  • Classes meet Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm 
For Program Dates, contact the enrollment coordinator at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118 
VA Educational Benefits - Apply for your VA benefits online at  Contact the Financial Aid Office to complete certification.
OhioMeansJobs - Financial Assistance may be available for those that qualify through your local Ohio Means Jobs (OMJ) agency.  Student must work directly with OMJ to apply.   Additional Information  
Employer Assistance -  CDL drivers are in high demand.  Some companies assist with tuiton. 
Loans - Private student loans are available to those who qualify.  Apply at FASTChoice

Job Outlook

Licensed CDL Drivers are in high demand.  Check out this job occupation at O*NET OnLine Summary Report for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers.


contact us

For more information about this program,  call us at (419) 238-5411, option 2.
Hartsel Bryant
Hartsel Bryant
CDL Authorizing Official
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2007
Maria Diltz
Maria Diltz
Enrollment Coordinator / Customized Training Heathcare Coordinator
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2118