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Workforce Development

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College of Southern Maryland
marybethm@csmd.edu
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-7870

Tractor Trailer on Highway

Truck Drivers with a Class-A Commercial Drive's License (CDL-A) start at $27,500 and earn up to $59,900 on average dependent upon experience and road travel requirements.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  Financial Assistance is available for this  program 
  Veterans Benefits applicable

Course Description

The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.

CDL Basic Vehicle Skills

Course: TRA-7300
Continuing Education Units: 8

Description:

This course is the third of a four-part program designed to give the student the required knowledge to earn a Class A license.  The course introduces the student to vehicle skills development including basic control, advanced vehicle maintenance, advanced operating practices, and handling of cargo.  Basic control forward maneuvers, shifting, and backing will be demonstrated.   Vehicle maintenance will introduce vehicle systems, preventive maintenance, diagnosing problems, and reporting malfunctions. Advanced operating practices further emphasis safe operating procedures and emergency maneuvers.

Tuition: $294.00
Fee: $604.50

Schedule of Classes:

Summer 2013

TRA-7300-108284
MTWTH, 07:00AM - 05:00PM 
6/3/2013 - 6/13/2013
CTRA100 - LAPL

TRA-7300-108291
MTWTH, 07:00AM - 05:00PM 
8/12/2013-8/22/2013
CTRA100 - LAPL

TRA-7300-103365 
SSU, 07:00AM - 05:00PM 
10/27/2012 - 11/18/2012 
CTRA100 - LAPL

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For more information contact:

Mary Beth Mc Collum, CPP
Programs Coordinator
301-934-7870
marybethm@csmd.edu

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.