40 Hour Class A CDL Refresher Course

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor. 490205


A. Course Objective: 40 Hour Class A CDL Refresher Course Description:
Phoenix Truck Driving Institute’s mission is to offer students the
opportunity to develop both the technical knowledge and the personal
skills vital to employment in the ever-changing world of truck driving.
We offer the following Recertification Programs to assist Class A
Commercial Driver’s License holders get sufficient “refresher training”
for improved employment opportunities. Competencies to be achieved: This
course is designed to take individuals with recent prior tractor/trailer
driving experience through a one (1) week on a full-time basis and 2
week on a part-time basis refresher course. This training will help the
current Class A Commercial Driver’s License holder with no OTR
experience within the last 6 – 12 months to be recertified for
Over-the-Road employment. This training can also be tailored to an
employer requirement(s) to bring the driver to the proper level in the
basic skills for immediate employment. The practical hands-on
instruction covers Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, Backing Skills and
On-Road Driving in various traffic situations. The student will be
required to pass a Pre-Trip Inspection, Backing Skills and Road Skills
evaluation as necessary. Job placement assistance is provided with
over-the- road (OTR) national carriers/companies that hire our graduates
directly upon completion of training. (National carriers/companies
screen by the following: background, motor vehicle driving record, and
work history.) Prerequisites: Must possess a Class A Commercial
Driver’s License and pass a drug screen. B. Total Cost of Program
(include all costs to student including testing, and licensure): $1,495
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of
books is included in tuition): Cost of Books $0 D. Provide a list of all
supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in
tuition): – Certificate Costs NA – Cost of Books $0
Exam/Testing/Endorsement Fees as follows: – Total Cost of Program
$1,495 – Certificate Costs NA – Cost of Books $0 – Cost of Tuition
$1,210 – Exam/Testing/Endorsement Fees: Testing: Passenger $0 Doubles
& Triples $0 Tank $0 Hazardous Materials $0 Class A Test $0 Class
B Test $0 Additional Fees/Costs: TSA $0 Drug Screen $55 Physical $0
Admin Fee $100 Total Fees $155 E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status
/Credential Verification: Name: Amy Woods Email: Phone number: (520_721-5825; Ext 4219 F.
Direct Website link to the program: G. Additional information: •
Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions
for working in the occupation: Arizona Motor Vehicle Division requires a
Birth Certificate or Passport, Photo ID and Social Security Card to
obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License Permit • Other
requirements needed: Enrollment Status & Credential Verification
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on
school website):
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a
supporting explanation for each) • Industry Recognized: (Developed and
offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association
or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: No Nationally Recognized Industry Association or
Organization: • Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials) Yes or
No: No Career Pathway: • Portable: (Recognized in other geographical
areas; by other educational institutions; or by other
industries/companies) Yes or No (Explain): Yes—by the National and
Local Carriers/Companies, oil fields, construction, mines, etc. •
Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being
accredited, not the test or school) Yes or No: No Accrediting Agency
and link to website: J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of
students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential,
or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during
participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
PERIOD: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 7 Participants


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Phoenix Truck Driving Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

2621 S 51st Avenue

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Type of Attainment:

Certificate or License

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Pro-Rata up to 60% Completion

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - AZ Department of Transportation

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$155.00 Lab/Req Medical Exam Fees

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$15.69 per hour
Required Certification: Requires CDL License

Provider Status



2621 S 51st Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85043

Phone Number

(800) 719-8937

Fax Number

(602) 484-9137

Last Updated

Apr 23, 2021


Jun 26, 2013