Program Details: Commercial Truck Driving/CDL


 

Program Length

8 weeks

Curriculum

Commercial Driver License Written Skills     

Overview of the State of Texas Class A Commercial Driver License written test. In-depth coverage of general knowledge, air brakes, combination vehicle, doubles and triples, tankers and hazardous materials. Includes preparation for mastery of the Commercial Driver License written examination.

Commercial Drivers License Driving Skills

Overview of the State of Texas Class A Commercial Driver license driving test. In-depth coverage of in-cab air breaks test, proper shifting, right and left-hand turns, movement in traffic, parking of a tractor trailer, highway and city driving and backward movement and control.

Fundamental Driving Skills

Operation of a tractor-trailer combination. Emphasis on the safe maneuvering and control of the tractor-trailer in numerous traffic situations and sharing the highway with other vehicles.

Semi Tractor-Trailer Operator Driving Skills

Operation of a tractor-trailer combination in city and highway conditions including control and maneuvering of the vehicle through various traffic situations with numerous tractor-trailer combinations.

Advanced Driving Skills I

Operation of a tractor-trailer combination in city and highway conditions including control and maneuvering the vehicle through various traffic situations with numerous tractor-trailer combinations.

Advanced Driving Skills II

Continuation of tractor-trailer operation in city and highway conditions.  Emphasis on practical applications of space management techniques, improved methods for control in difficult traffic situations and effective operation in various conditions.

CDL Certification (Class A Driver License) is offered for Academic college credit or Continuing Education. ACADEMIC  --  CONTINUING EDUCATION