Professional Truck Driving (CDL)
Secure the necessary skills and training to secure employment in the oil industry along with major-over-the road carriers by obtaining a Texas CDL in a matter of a few short weeks.
Alamo Colleges Workforce Training Network and SAGE Corporation have partnered together in order to offer a quality 156-clock hour training program designed to exceed the standard certification for entry level truck drivers. Students will learn Tractor Trailer vehicle systems, Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, and logs and legal topics pertaining to safe operations. Additional topics include cargo handling, hazardous materials and the vehicle pre-trip inspection and students will receive a defensive driving course. All qualified applicants must at least be 21 years of age, have the ability to comprehend the English language sufficient to meet Department of Transportation regulations and pass a DOT physical exam as well as meet the Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Qualification of Drivers.
- Tuition - $4,500
- DOT Physical - $95
- DOT Drug Screen - $55
- Motor Vehicle Report - $15
- CDL Permit - $11
- CDL License - $60
- SAGE-DPS Exam Fee-$100
- Books - $60
* Financial Aid may be available to qualified individuals. Eligibility is determined by the Student Financial Services Office.
Pre-qualifications include the completion of a DOT physical exam, drug screen and motor vehicle report.
The CDL Refresher course is aimed at providing the knowledge and skills to students with some prior experience to enable them to pass the written and practical portions of the CDL examination. The course is a an excellent opportunity for individuals who have their CDL, but need to improve driving skills through focused, hands-on driver training. The concentrated program consists of 40 hours of instruction (20 driving hours) conducted over a two -week period.
Registration and program pre-requisite information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-2787 or Lydia Romero 210-486-2740.