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Skilled Trades Training

CDL Class A Truck Driving Certificate

  • Program Length: 7 Weeks
  • Day Courses Scheduled between
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Night Courses Scheduled between
    4:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

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Newport News, VA

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CDL

About our CDL Drivers Training Certificate

Centura College’s CDL course provides students the opportunity to learn and apply appropriate knowledge to successfully secure a Class “A” operating license and relevant endorsement through the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The student will know and understand the efforts made by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration to help professional drivers remain safe and be aware of penalties for major violations of CDL guidelines. Students will study vehicle systems, control systems and practice behind the wheel in preparation of the DMV written and practical examination for a class “A” license.

Objectives Include
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to couple and uncouple rigs.
  • Drive and operate a Tractor Trailer.
  • Understand driving and safety regulations for operating a rig.
  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills to pass the DMV Class A license skills test.

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