Anne Arundel Community College offers training for the CDL-A, required for driving heavy trucks and tractor-trailers, as well as the CDL-B required for driving straight trucks, dump trucks, passenger buses and motor coaches.
Upon successful completion of the courses in as little as 16 days, students earn an AACC Continuing Education Certificate and are prepared to take either the CDL Class A or CDL Class B State road test. Once you successfully complete all the course requirements of the certificate program with a passing grade or higher, submit a Student Application for a Continuing Education Certificate on the website.
In order to apply, you must:
The cost of the 160-hour CDL-A program is $3,909 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition, fees and MVA Class A road test; $3,929 for out-of-county residents; or $3,959 for out-of-state residents.
Classes are offered Monday through Friday, or Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Classes form monthly at the Glen Burnie Towne Center (GBTC). On-the-range training is done from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Baltimore training facility. The school is approved for Veterans benefits, and student aid may be applied for through FAFSA and scholarships.
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
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Independent truck driving schools and company-sponsored schools are both worthy of consideration and are covered thoroughly in our truck driver's career guide.
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