Commercial Driver's License Training

CDL training at Berks Career and Technology Center offers a professional tractor-trailer driver training program that prepares students seeking careers in the motor carrier field to obtain their Commercial Driver’s License. The comprehensive program includes:

  • Applied safety regulations & procedures
  • Driver skill development
  • Pre Trip inspection
  • Basic equipment maintenance
  • Proper loading techniques
  • Intra- & inter-state regulations

The 160-hour Class A course includes 114 hours of theory and 44 hours of  range and road behind-the-wheel training. The PennDOT skills test is 2 hours.

BCTC offers Class A training in either manual or automatic tractors.



Click HERE for CDL Enrollment Agreement

Click HERE for CDL Fact Sheet

Have questions? Contact us HERE or call 610-743-7641 for information

Now enrolling for the following classes:

  • February 12, 2024  (Day)

  • March 11, 2024 (Day)

  • April 15, 2024 (Evening)

  • May 20, 2024 (Day)

  • June 24, 2024 (Day)

CDL Training

Why Choose BCTC?

We believe a well-rounded training program includes classroom theory, independent study, and one-on-one driving instruction supplemented with the opportunity for observation and shared learning experiences. 


Q&A Information Sessions           6pm-8pm

Tuesday, January 2nd

Tuesday, February 6th

Tuesday, March 5th


Where To Find BCTC's CDL Training Center

We are conveniently located at BCTC’s West Campus at:
1057 County Welfare Road
Leesport, PA 19533                                                                                     

The CDL Training Center is located behind the main campus building and to the right of our new Welding Training Center.


Berks Career & Technology Center is seeking motivated CDL Instructors to support our Continuing Education program training CDL students. This is a part-time position, with flexible scheduling to accommodate your current schedule.

To learn more about this exciting career opportunity, or to apply on-line, visit our EMPLOYMENT PORTAL.
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