Commercial Class B Driving

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Overview

This 150 clock hour program is offered throughout the school year.   You will need to get a Class “B” learning permit before starting class and the same requirements as a Class A licensee needs.  Contact Kirk Abercrombie, Driving Instructor, at 904-964-5932 for information on dates and costs. The Pell grant is NOT available for this program.
 

Admission Requirements

a. Minimum age of 18 years old.

b. Applicants 18 to 21 years of age are only permitted to operate intrastate (only in Florida) once licensed.
Participants must meet the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) requirements to drive in Florida. Individual truck lines may have additional requirements.

c. Participants must be able to pass the D.O.T. physical requirements to be employable.

d. Applicants must have a Class "A" CDL training permit (with no endorsements).

e. Class "B" CDL training permit is required for Class B training.

Classroom Hours

a. In the field students work on basic driving skills, handling equipment, dealing with various transmissions, backing, docking, and handling.

b. Driving consists of city, day, and night driving

c. Classes last eight weeks

d. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7:30AM to 5:30PM

Length in Classroom Hours:

150

Industry Certifications

a. Class "B" - Truck Driver Heavy Florida - 150 Total Hours

Employment Opportunities

a. Truck Drivers, Light and Delivery Services
b. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer

Estimated Cost

Contact Student Services.