Commerical Truck Driver Training
This class is designed for those individuals interested in getting a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or those who need a CDL for their job. Employers needing CDL drivers or who are looking to train current staff should also inquire. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have your Class A CDL & D.O.T. physical so you will be ready for employment.
Workforce training grants are available for students and employers. Interested individuals do need to complete the preregistration process.
Founded in 1948 in Torrington, Wyoming, located in Goshen County, Eastern Wyoming College today serves almost 1937 students in credit courses and over 5912 students in non-credit activities. The College sponsors outreach programs in Converse, Crook, Niobrara, Platte, and Weston counties.
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This course prepares the student to take the state required CDL test. It is designed primarily for the energy service industry. On and off highway terrains are utilized as well as late model tractors and loaded trailers, tankers, and high center point of gravity loads may be used in training. Simulation may also be used to replicate dangerous, expensive, or hard-to duplicate scenarios. Upon completion of this course, students must make arrangements to take the DOT test to be issued their commercial driver?s license. Students attending this course must have completed written exams for the Department of Motor Vehicles and obtained a Commercial Driving Permit for class A or class B vehicles with an Air Brake endorsement. Students must present a valid Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) medical examination certificate and valid Social Security card on the first day of class. This course is approved for S/U grade only. 80 hours lecture, 20 hours drive time.