Program description

This 120-hour course gives students the skills and knowledge required to obtain a Class B CDL driver’s license. Training includes pre-trip vehicle inspection, vehicle control and on-road driving (required for skills testing).

This program is licensed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety as a CDL Driver Training School. 

Course outline

  • Minimum 40 hours classroom instruction.
  • Minimum 8 hours skills pad (maneuverability).
  • Minimum 8 hours behind-the-wheel road training.
  • Additional 14 hours behind-the-wheel maneuverability and road skills
  • Combined 50 hours spent observing skills and practicing pre-trip inspection

Other important information

Admission requirements

  • At least 18 years old
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED (or required test score in basic math, reading and comprehension)
  • Pass DOT physical and drug screen
  • Pass basic permit test 

Separate truck driving application required (available online or in person),

Program cost

$4,495 plus $200 nonrefundable administrative fee

Includes:

  • CDL learner's permit
  • DOT physical and drug screen
  • Classroom materials
  • CDL state test
  • CDL license upon successful CDL exam completion

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 and Ohio Department of Public Safety certificate of completion

Related programs/training

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