Commercial Driver's License Certification

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Community college certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician. 470604


Have a HS Diploma or GED
Be at least 18 years of age
Be able to read & speak English to make reports & entries
Pass DOT Physical & Drug Screen
Possess a valid Driver’s License w/ a minimum of 1 yr automobile experience
Obtain CDLA learners permit from DMV

Delaware Tech’s CDL curriculum combines classroom study with practical
experience behind the wheel of diesel-powered tractor trailers on a private
training range as well as public streets and highways. You’ll also learn the
intricacies of handling a variety of truck types and cargo, conducting required
inspections, proper reporting and documentation requirements, and trip
planning techniques – all in a small class-size environment.
This certificate program is available in a structured environment of weekday
study. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to earn your CDL Class
A Driver’s License. Prerequisite: High school Diploma/GED; Driver’s License
for a minimum of 1 year; and must pass a drug screening and a DOT Physical.
Please contact (302) 259-6200 for more information. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Delaware Technical Community College- Owens - Non-Credit

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Yes; classroom and driving/observation hours

Training Location(s)

21765 Nanticoke Avenue, Georgetown, DE 19947

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Delaware Tech Certificate Program

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Internal Scholarship; WIOA; SEED+

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Delaware Technical Community College

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$95.00 1 textbook

Testing/Exam Fees

$5.00 Class A CDL Learner's Permit

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$53.00 Drug screen

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$75.00 DOT Physical

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$15.66 per hour
Required Certification: Hourly Wage depends on hours per week

Provider Status



21179 College Drive, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Phone Number

(302) 259-6364

Fax Number

(302) 259-6754

Web Address

Last Updated

Jul 27, 2022


Oct 31, 2019


Jul 01, 2023