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Community College of Rhode Island

400 Romano Vineyard Way, North Kingstown, RI 2852

(401) 825-1214 | Website

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) courses include: CDL Written Test Prep Class, CDL Road Test Prep Class, or the CDL Road Test. By passing the CDL Road Test, you can earn a CDL license.

CDL Written Test Prep Class prepares students for the CDL Learner's Permit written test. Course price includes the National Safety and Compliance Student Study Manual.

CDL Road Test Prep Class provides intensive information about requirements for the CDL Road Test, including vehicle inspection test, basic control skills test, and the road test. You do not need a CDL Permit to attend this class.

CDL Road Test will test vehicle inspection, basic controls, and driving skills and can result in the CDL license. Testers must provide their own vehicles for testing.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, to its present enrollment of almost 18,000 students, the Community College of Rhode Island has grown to meet the goals of its founders. For 45 years, the College's challenge has been to provide academic transfer programs, career oriented training and student support services of the highest caliber.

The Community College of Rhode Island offers programs in academic and vocational-technical areas as well as a full complement of programs and services for full and part-time students, for recent high school graduates and for older, adult learners.

The student body at the Community College of Rhode Island enjoys considerable diversity in ages, cultures and experiences.

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.


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