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HUNTINGDON COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER

We Train Tomorrow's Workforce Today 

Commercial Driving

COMMERCIAL DRIVING PROGRAMĀ 

The HCCTC CDL program meets all the ELDT requirements of the Federal Motor Carriers Association.

Theory 

80% grade is required to certify theory hours.

DELIVER in HYBRID Online & In Class

Basic Operations

Orientation

Control Systems/Dashboard
Pre/Post Trip Inspections

Basic Controls

Shifting/Operating Transmissions

Backing and Docking

Safe Operating Procedures

Visual Search

Communication

Distracted Driving

Speed Management

Space Management

Night Operation

Extreme Driving Conditions

Advanced Operating Practices

Hazard Perception

Skid Control/Recovery/Jackknifing and other emergencies

Vehicle Systems and Reporting Malfunctions

Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions

Roadside Inspections

Maintenance

Non-Driving Activities

Handling and Documenting Cargo

Environmental Compliance Issues

Hours of Service Requirements

Fatigue and Wellness Awareness

Post-Crash Procedures

External Communications

Whistleblower / Coercion

Trip Planning

Drugs/Alcohol

Medical Requirements

Behind the Wheel (BTW) Range

Must be Proficient in skills to be certified. Clock hours will be calculated based on 60 minutes of instruction.

Vehicle Inspection and Pre-Trip/Enroute/Post-Trip

Straight Line Backing

AlleyDock Backing (45/90 degree)

Off-Set Backing

Parallel Parking Blind Side

Parallel Parking Sight Side

Coupling and Uncoupling

Behind the Wheel (BTW) - Public Road

Must be proficient in skills to be certified.

*May be asked to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge not performance.

Vehicle Controls

Shifting / Transmission

Communications /Signaling

Visual Search

Speed and Space Management

Safe Driver Behavior

Hours of Service (HOS) Requirements

*Hazard Perception

*Railroad (RR) – Highway Grade Crossing

*Night Operations

*Extreme Driving Conditions

*Skid Control / Recovery, Jackknifing and other Emergencies.

FULL COMMERCIAL CLASS A DRIVING PROGRAM

Registration Fee                                                                                                                       $   50.00

Tuition/Instructional Costs                                                                                                      $5000.00

             CDL Testing                                                                                                                               $  320.00            

Textbooks                                                                                                                                   $  30.00

                                                                                                            Total Tuition and Fees: $ 5400.00

Additional Required Items – at the cost of the student

PA Child Abuse Clearance

Valid PA Driver’s License

Boots / Gloves

Cost of DMV Permit and DOT Medical Examiners Card

CDL CUSTOM COURSE OFFERINGS

Theory Course Only -

20 Hours

(Must Achieve an 80% overall Score for certification)

DMV Permit will be the responsibility of the student.

 

Registration                         $50.00

Online Course                     $150.00

Tuition                                  $300.00

 

                    Theory Only             $500.00           

          

Behind the Wheel (BTW) Range and Public Road Only - 140 Hours

 

Registration                         $     50.00

Tuition                                  $ 4,500.00

Testing                                  $   320.00

 

BTW Only                $4870.00

 

Class A Upgrade BTW - 80 hours 

(Students with previous experience)

MUST COMPLETE TEST OUT WITH INSTRUCTOR TO BE ELIGIBLE

$50/hours if additional hours are requested

 

Registration                                     $   50.00

 Tuition                                               $2580.00

Online Theory                                 $ 150.00

Testing                                              $ 320.00

                                                                                                           

Class A Upgrade       $3080.00

 

Hazardous Materials Endorsement Training

(Must Achieve an 80% overall Score for certification)

DMV exam will be the responsibility of the student.

 

Registration                         $ 50.00

Book                                     $ 30.00

Tuition                                  $320.00

HazMat Only             $400

 

Online HAZMAT Option - No Books – Online Modules Only - $200

 

ForkLift Certification

(Class 5 Add On Certification)

 

Forklift Add on             $50