Program description

This 120-hour program provides a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training in driver safety, cargo safety, air brakes, combination vehicles, tank vehicles and hazardous materials. Training includes pre-trip vehicle inspection, vehicle control and on-road driving (required for skills testing).

Other important information


  • At least 21 years old
  • Valid Ohio CDL-B license
  • CDL-A learner's permit
  • Pass DOT physical/drug screening
  • Pass TDA driving skills assessment test 

Program cost

$4,000 plus $200 nonrefundable administrative fee

Financial aid eligibility

This program is not Federal Financial Aid/Pell Eligible.

Scholarships, payment plans, and other financial aid options may be available.  For more information, call 216-987-6000, option 1.

Upon completion students receive

  • Tri-C Achievement Award
  • CDL-A license (upon successful examination)

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