Curriculum

CDL CLASS A COURSE

WEEK 1

Day 1 – Introduction to Trucking/Commercial Driver’s License/Transportation Technology

Day 2 – Control Systems/ Vehicle System 

Day 3 – Vehicle Inspections/ Pre-Trip/Post-Trip/Review 

Day 4 – Basic Control/Shifting 

Day 5 – Range & Driving Day/Review & Questions


WEEK 2

Day 6 – WRITTEN TEST/Backing & Docking

Day 7 – Sliding 5th Wheels/Coupling & Uncoupling 

Day 8 – Preventive Maintenance/Malfunctions/Review 

Day 9 – Communication/Visual Search 

Day 10 – Range & Driving Day/Review & Questions


WEEK 3

Day 11 – WRITTEN TEST/Extreme Driving

Day 12 – Speed Management/Space Management

Day 13 – Skid Control/Review

Day 14 – Night Driving

Day 15 – Range & Driving Day/Review & Questions


WEEK 4

Day 16 – WRITTEN TEST/Hazard Awareness 

Day 17 – Emergency Maneuvers/Railroad Crossing 

Day 18 – Handling Cargo/Special Rigs/Review

Day 19 – Hours/Trip Planning

Day 20 – Range & Driving Day/Review & Questions


WEEK 5

Day 21 – WRITTEN TEST/Hours/Log Book 

Day 22 – Accident Procedure/Hours/Log Book

Day 23 – Job Evaluation/Review

Day 24 – FINAL WRITTEN TEST/Hazmat/CSA/Whistleblower

Day 25 – Driving/Range/Skills


WEEK 6

Day 26 – Driving/Range/Skills

Day 27 – Driving/Range/Skills

Day 28 – Driving/Range/Skills

Day 29 – CDL Testing Day

Day 30 – CDL Testing Day


CDL CLASS B COURSE

WEEK 1

Day 1 – Introduction to Trucking/Your CDL/Transportation Communications

Day 2 – Control Systems/Vehicle Systems/Inspections 

Day 3 – Basic Control/Shifting/Backing: 3 Skills Maneuvers  

Day 4 – Preventive Maintenance & Malfunctions/Communication on the Road/Visual Search & Hazard Awareness

Day 5 – Speed & Space Management/Night Driving & Extreme Conditions/Skid Control & Emergency Maneuvers


WEEK 2

Day 6 – Railroad Crossings/Accident Procedures/Handling Cargo & Documentation

Day 7 – Transportation Security & Driver Safety/Trip Planning/Whistleblower Protections & CSA

Day 8 – Job Search & Offer Evaluation

Day 9 – Behind the Wheel/Skills/Pre-Trip Inspection

Day 10 – Behind the Wheel/Skills/Pre-Trip Inspection


WEEK 3

Day 11 – Behind the Wheel/Skills/Pre-Trip Inspection

Day 12 – Behind the Wheel/Skills/Pre-Trip Inspection

Day 13 – Behind the Wheel/Skills/Pre-Trip Inspection

Day 14 – CDL Testing Day

Day 15 – CDL Testing Day