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 classroom theory and 44 hours of one-on-one instruction behind-the-wheel training on the range and on the road. The PennDOT skills test is 2 hours.
BCTC offers Class A training in either manual or automatic tractors.
We also offer Class B and refresher training.
Click HERE for CDL Training application
Click HERE for CDL Fact Sheet
Have questions? Contact us HERE or call 610-743-7641 for information
Now enrolling for the following classes:
August 1, 2022 (Evening)
September 12, 2022 (Day)
October 10, 2022 (Evening)
Why Choose BCTC?
We believe you should not share your valuable behind-the-wheel training time with other students as an observer. BCTC provides each student with personal one-on-one, hands-on, behind-the-wheel training. Just one student and one instructor. And the BCTC driving range is conveniently located on Rt 183 just two miles north of the BCTC West campus and CDL training center.
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.
A representative at the Berks County CareerLink is available to speak to interested students on Thursdays from 10AM-12PM. Please call 610-944-4256 to make an appointment.
Berks County CareerLink:
1920 Kutztown Road
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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