CDL A Extended - 600 Hours

Category : Automotive/Transportation
Type : Full-Time
Cost : $7,680.00
Fees : $654.00
Tax : No
Code : N/A
Start Date : 1st Monday of July, October, January and April
Schedule : Monday - Friday, 7:30AM - 4:00PM
Text Needed : yes
Hours : 600
Seats Remaining : 15

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Description:
Classroom Instruction 180 Hours Three weeks of classroom introduces students to the trucking industry, its regulations, laws, taxes and standards. Training prepares students for the CDL Temporary Permit Test and covers a wide range of subjects to develop an understanding of truck driving techniques, maneuvers, safety awareness and preventive maintenance through instructors’ presentations accompanied by video demonstrations, student discussions and group activities. Additional class time is dedicated to additional safety and safe driving practices, driver wellness and health, hours of service, and trip management. Other topics covered are equipment well-being and maintenance, time management, and preventive maintenance as related to the CVSA Roadside Inspection Guidelines. Site Training Tractor – Trailer 132 Hours Hands-on training helps the students to apply the knowledge acquired in the classroom. Training consists of hands-on driving techniques and maneuvers introduced during classroom training. Extensive backing procedures and maneuvers are performed in order to obtain proficient driving skills and learn various techniques required for successfully passing the CDL Skills Test. Students practice troubleshooting skills and possible maintenance problems in the operating systems of the tractor and trailer. Students also learn pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspecting procedures. City and Highway Driving Tractor – Trailer 88 Hours City and Highway Driving enhances the students’ abilities to operate various types of equipment with different shift patterns. Students will receive a minimum of 10 hours of instruction behind the wheel on the road to develop students’ skills in safe operating procedures that is a required for passing the CDL Skills Test. Driving includes Passenger Bus Training. Students learn proper inspection techniques for insuring passenger safety, learn to perform maneuvers required at a test site and on the job including alley dock, offset lane change, straight line backing, and parallel parking. On the road students learn proper procedures for loading and supervising passengers, arriving at stops, railroad crossings, avoiding accidents and prohibited practices. Externship 200 Hours After receiving the Commercial Driver’s License, students will finish their training under the guidance and direction of a driver-trainer with a qualified trucking company. TOTAL PROGRAM 600 Hours

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