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CDL-A40 Commercial Drivers License - WCG

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CDL-A40 Classroom & Behind-the-Wheel Training
If you’re starting from scratch, this course is designed to help you obtain your Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) as quickly as possible.  The program includes two full days of classroom lecture in preparation for the written Class A General Knowledge Test at DMV and the Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection practical test. Road Safety is covered in-depth, with emphasis on Risk Assessment, Hazard Avoidance, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection and Driver’s Daily Logs.

After passing the DMV Class A General Knowledge Test and a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical, students will contact instructors to schedule sixteen (21) hours of one-on-one training, which includes:  Behind-the-Wheel vehicle operation, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, and intensive Backing Drills. Once the student and instructor are confident of student readiness, instructor will schedule a test date and accompany the student in a DSLCC vehicle to the DMV testing site for the test.

Classroom & Pre-Trip:  16 hours
Behind-the-Wheel:  21 hours
DMV Test:  3 hours
Total Instruction:  40 hours
  • Behind-the-Wheel training and testing must be completed within six (6) months of instruction start date.
  • Student must possess a valid CDL learner’s permit, DOT physical and complete a minimum pre-trip inspection class of one hour prior to operating a DSLCC vehicle and/or attempting DMV test.

Class Details

236 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  McCarthy Hall
  DSLCC Grounds.

Instructor : Garth Cartwright 



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site:



Registration Closes On
Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/24/2017 - 12/23/2017 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Clifton Forge, DSLCC Grounds  Map Garth Cartwright 
7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018 Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Clifton Forge, McCarthy Hall  Map Garth Cartwright 

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CDL-A40 Commercial Drivers License - WCG
ID: 964

02/24/18 - 08/04/18
Weekly - Sat
24 sessions.

McCarthy Hall

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