The 160-hour CDL A license course meets all Illinois requirements. Includes permit test, pre-trip inspections, yard skills practice, highway driving and road tests. Students demonstrate the CDL laws, use of controls, safe driving techniques and defensive driving. Hazmat endorsement optional with additional $89.50 paid directly to vendor providing service. Successful completion allows individuals to sit for the Illinois CDL A exam. Courses start every Monday at one of our locations. Prerequisite: To enroll in this course, you must be pre-approved. To seek pre-approval, contact the Harper Continuing Professional Education Information Specialist, Diane, at 847.925.6757.