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commercial driver's license noun. a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles. See also CDL.


Commercial Driver’s License

In order to drive a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), it’s required by law to have commercial driver’s license (CDL). Driving CMV require a higher level of skill and knowledge, so you need specific skills and knowledge in order to do this. You may be wondering how to get a CDL in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Training Center is one of the best CDL school in the area. Whether you’re looking for a class A or class B CDL, we offer the best training for you.

If you’re looking for a new career path, having a CDL can open a lot of doors for you job wise. Our ultimate goal is to provide you with all the tools you need to better yourself and your community. With our training programs, you have the chance to grow in your career and subsequently get better employment opportunities.

Looking to Work in the Transportation Business?

We offer the best commercial truck driver training and career growth for you or your employees. Whether you’d like to start a different career path or you’re a business owner looking to train and certify your staff, we have the best program in the area. By using the latest equipment in the industry, excellent instructors, and top-notch facility to give you an enjoyable and professional experience.

Our program consists on both theoretical and practical knowledge. Comprehensive textbook material covers the general knowledge regarding CMV like basic responsibilities, inspections, air brakes, combination vehicles, and safety. The hands-on material consists on line backing, right backing, offset left backing, coupling of trailers, 90 degree alley docking, and a behind the wheel examination.

The CDL training program is VA certified. Our ultimate goal is to decrease the rate of unemployment in Detroit. You can aspire to become a regional driver, local delivery, over the road driver, landscape and construction equipment operator, bus driver or a CDL instructor.

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COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL-A) PROGRAM

SCHEDULE

6 Weeks

Monday-Friday

8:00am-4:00pm

COST

$4,995 (Includes testing/licensing fees)

*Some students receive full or partial funding for this program. Please attend one of our free info sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00pm to determine if you qualify.*

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CREDENTIALS

  • Commercial Driver's License - Class A

  • Airbrake Endorsement

  • Workplace Readiness/Soft Skills

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Over-the-Road Driver

  • Regional Driver

  • Local Delivery Driver

  • Construction & Landscape Equipment Operator

  • CDL Instructor

median wage

$40,000 Annually


cdl-b bus driver training

This course will prepare students for work in the bus driving industry. Students will be able to operate vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 pounds or less, as long as the vehicle being towed weighs more than 10,000 pounds. The first week of class will be in-depth lecture and text which will include safety, inspections, air brakes, and the basic responsibilities of pupil transportation--as well as how to become and remain a successful school bus driver. The second week of training, students will begin hands-on/yard segment which includes straight line backing, off set left or right backing, and 90 degree alley docking. Students will earn all credentials needed to operate a school bus in the state of Michigan. 


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commercial driver's license (CDL-B) program

COST

$4,250 (Includes testing/licensing fees)

*Some students receive full or partial funding for this program. Please attend one of our free info sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00pm to determine if you qualify.*

SCHEDULE

4 Weeks

Monday-Friday

1st Week - 9:00am-5:00pm

2nd, 3rd, & 4th Weeks - 7:00am-3:00pm

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Bus Driver

  • Delivery Driver

median wage

$15.75 Hourly

CREDENTIALS

  • Commercial Driver's License - Class B with Airbrakes

  • Passenger (P) and Schoolbus (S) Endorsement

  • Workplace Readiness/Soft Skills

  • First Aid/CPR License


enrollment requirements for driver training

  • Must be 21 years or older

  • Must be able to pass D.O.T. physical and drug test prior to enrollment

  • Must have been licensed for the past 3 years within the U.S. and possess a valid driver's license

  • Must have basic fundamental skills to read, write, and speak English as per F.M.C.S.R.

  • Must be able to understand highway traffic signs/signals

  • Must be able to make entries on reports/records

  • Must be a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or have a current valid VISA or work permit to work in the U.S.

  • Must have original or certified copy of birth certificate

  • Must obtain a 7-year MVR with no convictions in the past 3 years of any of the following: DUI, refusal to take a chemical test, hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident, or careless/reckless driving

  • No more than one DUI in the past 5 years or 2 DUI's in a lifetime without getting a pre-hire letter from a carrier first


other commercial driver's license programs offered:

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CDL-A Construction Trucking

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commercial driver's license program

 

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