Commercial Driver’s License Program / CDL Course

Trucks keep it rollin’…

Introduction:

The Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program offers extensive hands-on training with the most modern trucks on the road today. Employability and communication skills are an integral part of the program. Good work habits, punctuality, attendance, attitude, and job orientation are stressed throughout training.

Career Opportunities:

  • Double and Triple Drivers
  • Flat-Bed Drivers
  • Freight Drivers
  • Local Drivers
  • Long Haul Drivers
  • Regional Drivers
  • Tanker Drivers

Employment Outlook:

Employment of CDL holders or heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow 5% through the year 2024. Most truck drivers find employment in large metropolitan areas or along major interstate roadways where trucking, retail, and wholesale companies tend to have their distribution outlets. Students with good driving records, good work history, and the skills necessary for entry-level employment should have many job opportunities.

Salary:

The average wage for this career is $ 18.61 hourly or $38,700 annually.

 

Location and Hours:

  • Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College (Certificate Class A – 320 Hours) (Certificate Class B – 150 Hours)

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