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Commercial Driver's License

This 6-week (160 hour) training course will prepare you for a career on the road!  Upon course completion students will be able to apply for their Class A CDL license.
Skills and Competencies Taught:
Shifting/operating transmissions
Backing up and docking
Space management
Vehicle communications
Night driving
Extreme driving conditions
Vehicle maintenance
Pre- and post-trip inspections
Classes are Monday - Thursday from 8:00am to 3:30pm.
40 hours Classroom Instruction
40 hours Range/Pre-trip
80 hours Range/Road

The USDOL – Employment and Training Division awarded an $800,000 grant to support the creation of the Statewide Vo-Tech Districts Partnership in Transportation & Logistics Training. This grant funds 100% of training costs for qualified applicants enrolling in specially designated evening welding, and CDL courses with the New Castle County Vo-Tech, Polytech, and Sussex Tech adult education divisions. For information about enrolling in qualified courses at Delaware Skills Center. Please call 302-654-5392.


Requirements for Enrollment:
  • Delaware Resident at least 21 Years of Age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Selective Service Registration (males only)
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Ability to Pass a Reading and Math Exam
  • Pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening
  • Reliable Transportation
Additional Requirements for CDL Licensing:
  • Good Driving Record
  • Pass Physical Examination
Click below to apply!