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


cdl-a truck driver training

In order to drive a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), it’s required by law to have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Driving a CMV requires a higher level of skill and knowledge, so you need specific skills and knowledge in order to do this. Detroit Training Center is the most convenient alternative you will find in order to obtain your CDL license in all of Metro Detroit.

We offer the best commercial truck driver training to boost 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 facilities to give you an enjoyable and professional experience we’ll make sure you learn and relish being part of the training course.

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.

Furthermore, we only use modern equipment, experienced instructors, and provide a first-class facility to make your experience professional and enjoyable. In-depth lecture and textbook materials cover general knowledge, air brakes, and combination vehicles (to obtain Temporary Instruction Permit) in addition to safety. The hands-on segment includes straight line backing, off set left or right backing, 90 degree alley docking, coupling of trailers, and the completion of a behind the wheel exam. This is a VA-certified program.


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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