CDL-B Truck Driving

CDL-B Truck Driving

Accelerated Job Training,
Professional Development

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

@ Forest Park

The Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL-B) truck driving program is a two-week program which prepares the graduate to safely operate heavy trucks with air-brakes. Students will rotate through a combination of classroom training and maneuvers on a driving range, including 15 hours of driving experience using large trucks with manual transmissions.

Program Coordinator

Phone

314-984-7777

This program is offered by demand only. Class schedules will be updated here when available.

CDL-B Truck Driving Program

Designed for those students who wish to obtain a Class B CDL license for delivery trucks, dump trucks, water trucks, waste trucks and concrete mixers. The program includes preparation for the CDL tests, shifting a manual transmission and basic skills instruction.

Course Outline

  • Safety and Vehicle Control, including shifting a manual transmission.
  • Pre-trip Inspection.
  • Backing maneuvers: Straight-line, Off-set, Parallel, and Alley Dock.
  • Road Driving (variety of roadways).

Requirements for Enrollment

  • Must attend a free Truck Driving Information Session. Call 314-984-7777 to register. Information Sessions are held at 9:30 a.m. on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday of each month and at 5 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
  • Complete online application.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Missouri or Illinois) and more than one year of good driving history.
  • High School graduate or equivalent and at least 18 years old.
  • Pass DOT Physical and Drug Test.

Registration

Please call 314-984-7777 to register for a free information session and complete an online application. Completing the application is not course registration.

Still have questions? Contact Bahi Talundzic, Career Pathway Coach, at 314-644-9786 or italundzic@stlcc.edu.

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