CDL Truck Driver Training I (Class A)
Hours: 115 hours
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 5:00 - 9:30 pm
Start Date:May 1, 2023 (Classroom theory only. Lessons scheduled individually with an instructor.)
Description: This program is designed to prepare students with the skills to pass the requirements of the PA Commercial Driver's license test. Requirements for Class A permit include the following endorsements: air brakes, hazmat, tanker, passenger and double/triple trailers. In-vehicle pre-trip inspection and skills maneuvers are demonstrated and practiced. Range exercises include basic shifting, brake adjustments, and backing maneuvers. Additional emphasis on hours of service, coupling/uncoupling, trip planning, and D.O.T. regulations with up to 30 hours behind-the-wheel of instructor/student driving one-on-one. The CDL skills and road test is included since NMTCC is a Third Party testing site.
Cancellation of driving appointments must be made 72 hours in advance or the time will be deducted from the student's remaining driving time.
Requirements: Textbooks included - Three-year driver abstract,, PA CDL learner permit required for behind-the-wheel lessons.
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Note: All adult students must present a Driver’s License or state-issued ID as part of the registration process. The ID will be scanned and screened for registered sex offenders. Participation in programs is contingent on the results of the screening. North Montco Technical Career Center strives to be in compliance with all PA Department of Education and Act 44 Safe School standards.