Course Description

Module 1: Computer based training for Commercial Driver Permit and Entry Level Driver (48 hours). Assists students in obtaining their Commercial Driver Permit and in obtaining all endorsements, General Knowledge, AirBrakes, Combo vehicles, doubles/triples ,tank trucks, HazMat, also covers FMCSA theory topics for ELDT.

Module II: Classroom and Hands-on Laboratory (40 hours). Provides students with knowledge to become an entry level Professional Driver.

Topics: Introduction to trucking, Vehicle Inspection, Control Systems, Vehicle Systems, Basic Control, Shifting, Backing, Coupling and Uncoupling, Sliding 5th Wheels, Preventative Maintenance, Diagnosing & Reporting Malfunctions, Communications, Space Management, Visual Search, Speed Management, Night Driving, Extreme Driving Conditions, Skid Control, Hazard Awareness, Railroad Crossings, Emergency Maneuvers, Accident Procedures, Special Rigs, Handling Cargo, Cargo Documentation,Trip Planning, Hours Of Service, Driving International Routes (Border Crossings), Transportation Security, PR, Personal Health and Safety, Transportation Technology, and Whistleblower Protection.

Module III:(range & road work) (54 hours) Straight Line Backing, Coupling & Uncoupling Alley Dock Sight side Parallel Park Blindside Parallel Park CDL Skills Prep, Basic Vehicle Control systems, Demonstrate Proper Lane Controls and Turning, Proper Start-Up & Braking, Proper Speed and Space Manage

Module IV: CDL Exam & Placement Assistance (8 Hours).


Must have CDL permit before starting program.
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Section Title
Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A
Language of Delivery
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
  • CU Bloomsburg
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $4,995.00
Drop Request Deadline
Transfer Request Deadline
Section Notes
This program enrolls students on a rolling admission basis.  There are no deadlines for admission.  The Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A training meets at SAGE Truck Driving School, Bloomsburg, PA. 
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