Professional Technical Certificate

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Area of Study
Skilled Trades
Program Coordinator

Camilla Rico
(360) 417-6444

The Commercial Driver's License certificate program consists of a 10 credit course which prepares you to take the written and driving portion of the Washington State Commercial Driving Class A test.  Preparation includes 40 hours of lecture, hands-on demonstrations, video, and computerized practice tests as well as 120 hours of driver training. The course will also prepare students to enter the field of Commercial Vehicle Operators. The course will have an emphasis on safety and a basic knowledge of the rules and regulations as required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Washington State Patrol. Students will be prepared to operate commercial vehicles safely and to begin employment as over-the-road drivers upon completion of course.

Program Code: TBDCDC01

Program Outcomes

  • Safely operate a commercial vehicle
  • Inspect a commercial vehicle
  • Take the Washington State Commercial Driving Class A test
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This intensive 160 hour course will assist students with preparation for the written portion of the Commercial Driver's License at the Department of Licensing and prepare students for the driving test with a third-party Washington state tester. This class may include students from multiple sections.

Credits: 10

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