Garrett College CDL Training

Introduction to Garrett College
Commercial Truck Driving Training

Garrett College conducts its Class A and Class B CDL Training and CDL Learner’s Prep Course at Mountain Top Truck Driving Institute in Grantsville, Maryland.

There, students can acquire the skills to operate professional trucks and tractor trailers through a curriculum based on classroom, range skills and over-the-road instruction. Potential job opportunities may be available upon completion of both Class A and Class B CDL training. Funding and paid training may be available to students who qualify and enroll in a CDL training program. Instruction is provided by professional instructors with a number of years’ experience in the trucking industry.

What Programs Does Garrett School Offer?

In addition to the Class A CDL and Class B CDL courses, Garrett College offers a two-day course to prepare students to pass the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), Class A or B Commercial Driver permit exam.

What are Garrett College Program Requirements?

No prior education or experience with trucks is required to enroll in the CDL program at Garrett College. However, all students must meet the driver qualifications set forth by the Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety and pass the physical examination requirements established by the Department of Transportation, as outlined below:

  • High school diploma (transcript), GED®, or passing score on his/her ASSET test.
  • Must currently possess a valid license and be 18 years of age.
  • Must communicate in the English language sufficiently, as required by the U. S. Department of Transportation
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical which cannot expire during the training period and a DOT Federal Drug Screen less than 60 days old
  • Class A, Commercial Driver’s License permit - which must be valid during the length of the training period with the following endorsements: general knowledge, combination and air brakes

Instruction and Fees

Instruction is available seven days a week, and takes 30 days (210 hours) to complete.

Class A training comprises customized training for commercial driver's license I (28 hours - 4 days); classroom, customized training for commercial driver's license II (98 hours - 14 days), range skills and over-the-road; and customized training for commercial driver's license III (84 hours - 12 days), range skills and over-the-road.

FEES: Course costs listed include tuition, fees, and out-of-county/out-of-state differentials (where applicable). Costs listed for Maryland Senior Citizens (persons 60 years of age or older) include a tuition waiver (where applicable) and fees.

  • Maryland Senior$ 3,400.00
  • In-County $4,235.00
  • Out-of-County $4,240.00
  • Out-of-State $4,245.00

Garrett College Location

  • Garrett College location

    Garrett College
    687 Mosser Road
    McHenry, MD 21541
    301-895-4700

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