Commercial Class B Driving

  •  ClassB

    Length 150 Hours
    Admissions Contact Nancy Randolph |
    Course Information Mary Okeefe |
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    **Next Class Scheduled**

    October 18 - November 18, 2021

    Mission: The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as Florida Class "B” Licensed Truck Drivers.

    Additional information and costs

    2021-2022 Class Dates

    For additional information, contact counselor Nancy Randolph at

    Program I490251 consists of one course.

    Truck Driver Heavy Florida Class "B” – Course TRA0084 (150 hours) - This program consists of one course and includes driving range/classroom, and 200 miles of hands-on road driving on a variety of roads and conditions. Content includes D.O.T. safety regulations, understanding and complying with vehicle operation regulations, cargo handling and trip planning, vehicle inspection, maintenance and servicing, basic vehicle control procedures and basic vehicle maneuvers. Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements, students will be tested on-site for their Class "B” Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Those passing will obtain their license from the Department of Motor Vehicles office.

    Special Admission Requirements: Students must have a safe driving record, meet background criteria consistent with industry standards, be at least 18 years of age, and comply with state and federal licensing requirements. Students will submit to a drug screening.

    Additional Training/Testing Offered: Please call 727-893-2500, extension 2555 – for specific dates and times.

    Third-party testing for license classes "A”, "B”, "C”, and Passenger Endorsement

    • "Train the Trainer” – for industry personnel to acquire a third-party CDL Testers Certificate issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (Tallahassee, FL) – 50 hours

    Distance Education:  The Commercial Class "B" Driving program is a combination of academic theory, driving experience on the campus driving range, and driving experience on the road. The majority of the academic theory part of this program is delivered online through our school's current learning management system (LMS), and equals 50 hours of classroom content.  Distance education is an option for the academic theory portion of the program only, at the discretion of the instructor(s) and is available only to students enrolled in the program.  For additional information go to the 'Online Programs and Courses' page.

    Industry Certification(s): Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

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    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Requirements:  80%

    Minimum Attendance Requirements:  80%

    Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.