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Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor. 490205

Description

This is a 6-week (160 hour) Upon course completion students will be able to apply for their Class A CDL license.


Skills and Competencies Taught:


Shifting/operating transmissions


Backing up and docking


Space management


Vehicle communications


Night driving


Extreme driving conditions


Vehicle maintenance


Pre- and post-trip inspections


 Classes are Monday - Thursday from 8:00am to 3:30pm.


40 hours Classroom Instruction


40 hours Range/Pre-trip


80 hours Range/Road


 


 


Requirements for Enrollment:


 


Delaware Resident at least 21 Years of Age



  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Social Security Card

  • Proof of Selective Service Registration (males only)

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency

  • Ability to Pass a Reading and Math Exam

  • Pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening

  • Reliable Transportation


 


Additional Requirements for CDL Licensing:



  • Good Driving Record

  • Pass Physical Examination


https://www.deskillscenter.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=3562791&type=d&pREC_ID=2417818

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

6

Hours

160

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Delaware Skills Center

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

500 Ships Landing Way, Twin Spans Industrial Park, New Castle, Delaware

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

CDL License

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

N/A

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks of program start date. Refund policy can be found on page 14 of Delaware Skills Center Course Guide. Click Link Below.

 

https://www.deskillscenter.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=3562644&type=d&pREC_ID=2401962

 

 

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

No

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

No

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

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$200.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$350.00

In-State/District Tuition

$4,310.00

Other Fees

$140.00 Drug and Background Check

Total In-State Program Cost

$5,000.00

Demand Occupation(s)

53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$31.07 per hour
Required Certification: CDL License

Provider Status

Approved

Address

500 Ships Landing Way, Twin Spans Industrial Park, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Phone Number

(302) 654-5392

Fax Number

(302) 654-9418

Web Address

http://deskillscenter.org

Last Updated

Jun 17, 2023

Created

May 19, 2023

Renewal

Jul 01, 2024

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