Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
This driver training is for those seeking a commercial drivers license (CDL), required to drive a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). The course offers complete instruction from start to finish, with the goal to develop the knowledge and skills required to safely operate a CMV.
About the Program:
NEW Federal Standards require that participants pass the General Knowledge, Combination Vehicle, and Air Brakes tests, AND obtain their Class A CDL Learner's Permit prior to the start of class.
The course includes training ranging from vehicle inspection, basic control of the vehicle and backing to defensive driving and hazard awareness. The course also meets the requirements for "Entry Level Driver Training" as outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), (49 CFR § 380.503). The course is a combination of classroom, on-line, practice range and road time and provides flexible scheduling to meet the hours required. Upon successful completion of the eighty hours of instruction and testing, an individual will obtain a Class A CDL license.
Class A CDL Learner's Permit - Visit your local DMV to obtain your learner's permit. To be issued a learner's permit, you must pass all 3 required tests: General Knowledge, Air Brake and Combination Vehicle.
Class fee: $525
Tuition Assistance available for Iowa residents who qualify.