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.
St. Philip’s College 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 includes books and lab fees.
- Tuition - $4,255
- DOT Physical - $85
- DOT Drug Screen - $47
- Motor Vehicle Report - $12
- CDL Permit - $11
- CDL License - $60
Start Dates of Upcoming Classes: (5 Weeks)
- August 11, 2014
- August 25, 2014
- September 8, 2014
- September 22, 2014
- October 6, 2014
Next weekend class
September 20, 2014 - Class meet Saturday-Sunday from 8:00-5:00pm
* Weekday classes meet Monday-Friday from 8AM to 5PM. Classes start every two weeks.
Registration and program pre-requisite information can be obtained by visiting the Continuing Education Department at St. Philip’s College.
Pre-qualifications include the completion of a DOT physical exam, drug screen and motor vehicle report.