CTT: CDL training—Class A Vehicle Driver Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license, Employment, Measurable skills gain, Other

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


Location: PCC Maintenance and Security Facility, Tucson, AZ


A. Course Objective:

Description: Learn the basics of truck driving including vehicle operation, commercial driver’s license requirements, and driving maneuvers. Classes include driving time.

Competencies to be achieved: Upon successful completion of the Class A Vehicle Driver Certificate program, the learner will be able to:
• Interpret and apply knowledge of US Department of Transportation regulations to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class A permit and license.
• Demonstrate competencies of basic maneuvers in operating a combination vehicle, including backing skills.
• Identify potential safety concerns or issues when performing a pre-trip inspection and citing safety hazards while performing the road trip.
• Demonstrate driving proficiency of basic skills in road training to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class A.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $3,337.00(8.5 credits) in-state

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): N/A.Contact program 520-206-2744

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): N/A. Contact program 520-206-2744.

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification: Sharon Macias;; 520-724-7653

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: drug test and physical screening, Sign a release form for a copy of student’s Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) (or provide a copy of one to the Program Office)
• Other requirements needed: Be at least 18 years old (Students 18-20 are limited to driving in-state only)
• Have a Class D (minimum) Driver’s License for at least one year
• Current with Child Support (if applicable)
• Sign a Hazardous Materials Endorsement Notification
• Have consent forms on file with the Program Office for any agency sponsoring the student and/or companies where the student has completed applications
• Provide a list of pre-hires obtained by student or sign a waiver if the student already has a job or will do job searches independently
• Provide the following documents to the Program Office so that official copies can be produced:
o Valid Driver’s License,
o Social Security Card,
o U.S. Birth Certificate or U.S. Passport or Legal Resident Card

H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):

I. Credentials:
• Industry Recognized: Yes or No: Yes, CDL license (Dept of Transportation & Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials) Yes or No: No
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies). Yes or No: Yes (Explain): Training is recognized in other geographic areas.
• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes, Accrediting Agency and link to website: Arizona Motor Vehicle Division

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 95%

K. For additional program information contact 520-206-2744


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Pima Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

6680 South Country Club Rd, Tucson AZ

Local WIB


Name of Credential

CDL Class A

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

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

Yes - AZ Depart of Trans Prof Driver Serv & Comm Driver

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

In-State/District Tuition

$1,194.25 Based upon 8.5 credits.

Other Fees

$2,081.00 Includes: Hazardous materials background check, CDL issuances fee, motor vehicle record check, DOT physical/drug screen, licensing fees, t-shirt, fuel, maintenance

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$2,627.00 Based upon 8.5 credits.

Registration Fee

$61.75 Includes: Ea Sem $15 + Stud Serv & Tech Fee per crd $3; $2.50

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$16.03 per hour
Required Certification: CDL Class A

Provider Status



Various PCC Campus Locations, Tucson, Arizona 85709

Phone Number

(520) 206-4737

Web Address

Last Updated

Jul 18, 2023


May 22, 2018


Sep 09, 2024

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