CCBC's Commercial Vehicle Operator A Class program prepares students to test for the Maryland CDL-A license. Students will also be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript). Plus, students will be awarded various CDL certificates (e.g. Defensive Driving and New Driver Training).
The Maryland MVA's CDL-A licensing exam is taken after the course. It includes pre-trip inspections, range maneuvers, and completion of a road test of 14+ miles.
To apply, go to CCBC and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application. An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.
Provisional Entry – Valid Maryland Class C Driver's license and DOT Physical Card required at registration.
Essex Community College
7201 Rossville Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21237
Did you know there are also paid CDL training programs available? These are truck driving schools which are owned and operated by trucking companies. They're also known as company-sponsored CDL training programs. These programs can often turn out to be free CDL training! Check out that link to learn more.
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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