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Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B Training | License

Southwest Tech


This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.

The Commercial Driver's License Class B program is your first step toward a career driving commercial vehicles. This primarily includes straight trucks, though, at the end of the course, students can pursue endorsements that would allow operation of snowplows, fuel trucks, school and tour buses.

Students will learn pre-trip inspection, diagnosing and reporting malfunctions, handling cargo, safe operating procedures, vehicle systems, and more. The course consists of a minimum of 74 hours of instruction including classroom, lab and on-road driving.

This program includes the following credential(s): Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B.

Financial Assistance

  • Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education

    Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.

    State or Local Grant
    Institutional Grant
    Private Grant

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  • Wholesale trade
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