Commercial Vehicle Driving (CDL)
Trucks keep it rollin’…
CARES Act Funding:
This program is included in the Rapid Credentialing Grant which was designed in response to COVID-19.
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. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for a Class “A” Commercial Driver License
- Double and Triple Driver
- Flat-Bed Driver
- Freight Driver
- Local Driver
- Long Haul Driver
- Regional Driver
- Tanker Driver
Employment of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow 5% from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $20.20 hourly or $42,020 annually.
The entire program is 320 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Tractor Trailer Truck Driver||320 Hours
|Total Hours: 320|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Commercial Vehicle Driving (CDL) is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.|
Monday - Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Heavy, and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/transportation-and-material-moving/heavy-and-tractor-trailer-truck-drivers.htm.