Commercial Vehicle Driving (Class B)

The Commercial Vehicle Driving program, Class B, content includes but is not limited to the following: operation of Class B vehicles; loading and unloading cargo; reporting delays or accidents on the road; verifying load against shipping papers; and keeping records.  The course content also include instruction in human relations, leadership, communication, and employability skills, and safe, efficient work practices.

Occupational Outlook

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Curriculum Framework 

Program Outlook

The Commercial Vehicle Driving program provides students with the technical knowledge and skills for employment drivers in the Commercial Vehicle Driving industry. Instruction includes a combination of classroom theory and practical experience. The program also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in Commercial Vehicle Driving occupations.

Program Content

  • Rules & Regulations
  • Introduction to Equipment
  • Defensive Driving
  • Preventative Maintenance and Inspection
  • Commercial Drivers License Information
  • Accident Reporting Procedures
  • Testing and Licensing the Commercial Driver
  • Employability Skills and Safety

Length of Program

The average length of the program is 150 hours, approximately 6 weeks, for adults. Actual time in class is dependent upon time the student requires to achieve competencies. This program contains one occupational completion point designed to prepare students for various entry level jobs within this occupational area.

Entrance Requirements

  • Application
    • •Interview by Guidance Counselor
    • •Must be at least 21 years old
    • •Health Examination
    • •Drug Test
  • Fees:
    • ID $5.00
    • Application fee $15.00
    • Material fee $445.00
    • Tuition $384.20
    • Books $0.00
    • Miscellaneous fees
      • Physical & Drug Test $70.00
      • Gloves & Flashlight $5.00
      • Tire Gauge $7.00
  • Approximate total $931.00

Entrance Dates

Please call (305) 557-1100 to obtain information on the next class.

Career Opportunities

Bus Driver, Delivery Driver, Driver, Line Haul Driver, Log Truck Driver, Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver), Production Truck Driver, Road Driver, Semi Truck Driver, Tractor Trailer Operator, Truck Driver.

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