CDL Courses, Fees, and Testing

Class A and B Training

Benefits of Training at CDL College

  • Start today with $900-1100 Down
  • Our Pay-as-you-Go policy allows students to pay off their balance while they train.
  • Open enrollment enables our students to make their own training schedules.
  • We hire the best instructors available and we've embraced the digital age.
  • We utilize the latest technology to achieve our 98% graduation rate.
  • Open 7 days. 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. Classes start every day.

Our CDL Courses

Class A Over-the-Road

Course cost, $3,450

Consists of computer time, pre-trip inspection classes, driving simulator, 6 backing maneuvers, and 10-speed driving instruction. Class A drivers are also qualified to operate Class B vehicles. Instructors assist you throughout the training process. Testing fee included. Certificate. Find out more about our OTR Class A CDL course.

Class A LOCAL Driver

Course cost, $1,865

Consists of computer time, pre-trip inspection classes, driving simulator, 6 backing maneuvers, and 10-speed driving instruction. Class A drivers are also qualified to operate Class B vehicles. Instructors assist you throughout the training process. Testing fee included. Certificate. Find out more about our
LOCAL Class A CDL Course .

CLASS B CDL Truck or Bus Driver

Course cost, $1,500

Our Class B course can be completed in 5 days. Graduates are certified to operate straight trucks (dump trucks, straight tankers, cement trucks, etc) and buses. Pre-trip inspections, backing maneuvers, and driving instruction. Testing fee included. Certificate.

HOURLY CDL Training

$125/hour

Hourly training works well for people with some previous experience, but do not yet have their CDL. What do you need to learn before your CDL Skills Test? Pre-trip inspections? Backing maneuvers? Shifting a 10-speed tractor? Hourly training is 1-on-1, just you and one of our instructors. If your knowledge of any of the above subjects is limited, you will probably need more than one hour of training.

CDL PRE-TRIP Inspection Class

$90 (1 hour)

Every CDL Skills Test includes a vehicle inspection. Students learn to inspect the entire tractor and trailer, but are only required to inspect a portion for the test. The class covers the following:

  • Engine Compartment + 1 Axle
  • Side of Vehicle + 1 Axle
  • Connections and Trailer + 1 Axle
  • External Light Check
  • In-Cab, Engine Start, and Air Brake Check

How Do I get a CDL?

Pass a DOT Physical. Call Debra Eggleston for DOT Physicals in Denver.

Study for your CDL Permit.
Study here and take your written test at motor vehicles.

Attend CDL College

Pass your CDL Skills Test at CDL College

Look at Gary's Job Board for
driving jobs.

Pick the right program.

Do you want a class A or B license?

Do you want to stay local?

Do you want to go over the road?

Do you have some previous experience?

First the basics:

Type of CDL

Type of Truck

Work Type

Class A: Big truck with a trailer.

18 wheeler, city-delivery semi, construction

Local/long haul

Class B: Big truck/bus (no trailer)

Dump truck, trash truck, bus, delivery

Local

Class C: Small vehicles.

vans, shuttle buses, hazmat.

Local

How much training do I need?

At CDL College, the type and amount of training depends on:

Work: What do you want to do with your license?

You: Do you have any experience? Do you mind being on the road for weeks at a time?

Recommendations based on your answers.

If you want to stay local and drive a small city semi or a utility truck (definitely not an 18 wheeler), and have a
little experience backing trailers but could use some practice

Take our "By the Hour" Class A course. Pay for the number of hours you require, then take the CDL Skills Test when you're
ready. The number of hours depends on your proficiency.

Our Price: $125 per hour for training (just you and an instructor in our City tractor-trailer), plus the cost of the
CDL test ($375). Call us at 303-227-7841 to schedule an appointment.

You want to stay local AND drive the big trucks, learn how to shift a 10 speed, and turn a 53' trailer and parallel
park a 70' vehicle.

You want to work in the oil fields, or drive an end dump around town, but don't want to go long haul. Take our Local
Driving Course, it's open enrollment, meaning you don't have to be here every day. We are open 7 days a week and evenings,
too. We will teach you to drive the big truck and test you. When you pass, we give you a Training Certificate. The course
includes classroom, computer lab, simulator and behind-the-wheel time. Finding the right job is as easy as visiting our job
board. Gary's Job Board has over 1,400 jobs and continues to grow. This course does not fulfill the requirements of long haul
companies.

Our Price: $1865.00 Come down and check us out anytime, no need to call.

You're not interested in the local stuff; you want to keep your options open, see the country, and make some good
money.

You may even want to buy a big truck and start your own business. If you're going long haul, our Class A Over-the-Raod
course is a great way into the industry. We will get you pre-approved for a job, if need be. We work with several carriers,
but aren't under contract with any of them so we will give you our honest opinion and let you choose. Or, you can find a job
through garysjobborad.com for free. We created the website for our students. No contract, no future bills just take the
course and start your new career. CDL College is the only open enrollment truck driving school in the United States, as far
as we know. Keep your day job, take care of your kids, do what you need to do. Make your own training schedule at CDL
College.

This course takes 20 days if you train full time (8 hours a day). If you can only train part-time, do the math. We are
open 7 days a week and evenings, too. The course includes classroom, computer lab, simulator, and behind-the-wheel time. Upon
graduation, you will receive a certificate.

Our price: $3450. Come down and check us out anytime, no need to call.