The mission of this program is to help individuals reach their potential by providing cost-effective education and training for employment in the trucking industry.
This program consists of one course and includes classroom, range driving, and 1,000 miles of hands-on road driving on a variety of roads and conditions. Content includes D.O.T. safety regulations, understanding and complying with vehicle operation regulations, cargo handling and trip planning, vehicle inspection, maintenance and servicing, basic vehicle control procedures and basic vehicle maneuvers. Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements, students will be tested on-site for their Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Those passing will obtain their license from the Department of Motor Vehicles office.
The Commercial Vehicle Driving (CVD) program is a combination of academic theory, driving experience on the campus driving range, and driving experience on the road. The majority of the academic theory part of the CVD program is delivered online through our school's current learning management system (LMS), and equals 86 hours of classroom content.
Why Attend Pinellas Technical College?
- Small Class Size