Commercial Driver Academy Courses

The Commercial Driver Academy program will prepare you for your CDL driver's exam in as little as six weeks. Visit How to Get Started to find details about the program length and cost. Read about the courses that make up the program below. 

  • CDL Class A Range/Skills
    Learn how to maneuver a large combination vehicle in confined spaces. You will learn how to use backing skills on our driving range.
  • Behind the Wheel Training
    Once you have completed your Class A range skills, you will gain experience on public streets and roads.


After completing this program you will be able to demonstrate mastery of the following skills:

  • Understand brake system operations and inspections
  • Perform a pre-trip inspection
  • Learn trailer specifications
  • Learn coupling and uncoupling safety
  • Learn driving techniques
  • Learn how to back tractor-trailers


The final component of the course is scheduling and taking your CDL driver's exam. One trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is included in this course as part of the course fees.