Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

CDL 041  Commercial Driver Training Permit Preparation  (0.0 Units)  

Enables students to become familiar with regulations governing the operation of commercial vehicles and safe operational practices. This course follows state and federal guidelines for commercial driver training programs and is approved by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as an Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) program. Participation in this course does not guarantee students will earn their Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP). Upon completion of this course, students must pass the written CLP test at a California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office. Students must provide DMV with a number of documents including a 10-year driver history and a medical clearance. Check Commercial Driver's Licenses - California DMV for more information about applying for a CLP or CDL.

Lecture Hours: 54.0

Transfer: Not transferable

CDL 042  Commercial Driver Training Range Operations  (0.0 Units)  

This course is designed to prepare students for the range operations section of the California CMV License test. Students will practice moving forward, backing, parallel parking, backing into a dock, and other operations typical of a commercial driver. Students will also demonstrate proficiency performing pre-trip inspections and the required air brake system test. Students must have a California Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) prior to starting this class. Instructors (at their discretion) may allow students with a CLP test scheduled to start the course but students will not be allowed to operate CMVs until they have passed the CLP test.

Lecture Hours: 27.0; Lab Hours: 54.0

Transfer: Not transferable

CDL 043  Commercial Driver Training on Road Skills  (0.0 Units)  

Students in this course will demonstrate safe CMV operation by driving a CMV with an instructor on public and private roads. Students must have a California Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) prior to enrolling in this course.

Prerequisite(s): CDL 042

Lecture Hours: 27.0; Lab Hours: 67.5

Transfer: Not transferable