CDT255 Commercial Behind the Wheel

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

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


Demonstration and skill development of basic maneuvers of driving a combination vehicle. Driving proficiency development includes performing Pre-Trip Inspection to FMCSA Standards, basic control skills in backing, and operation of a Class A vehicle on public roadways. Also includes proper techniques for performing visual search, shifting, turning, space and speed management, and hazard perception. Preparation for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) skill examination. Student will be responsible for all fees associated with the ADOT CDL Road Test. A-F grading only. Prerequisite: CDT 250 (may be taken concurrently) or a valid CDL A Permit. 

Learning Objectives:

COURSE CONTENT: 1. Pre-trip inspection 2. Basic and intermediate driving maneuvers - Control, back, shift, turn 3. Gear shifting 4. Speed and space management LEARNING OUTCOMES: 1. Inspect critical vehicle components (1) 2. Demonstrate maneuvers of driving a combination vehicle. (2-4) 3. Maneuver in restricted areas. (2-4) 4. Demonstrate knowledge and skills needed to pass a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) skill examination. (1-4) REQUIRED ASSESSMENT: ADOT CDL road test.




Entrance Requirements



Yavapai College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Chino Valley

Local WIB

12 - ARIZONA@WORK - Yavapai County

Name of Credential

Commercial Behind the Wheel Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

FAFSA - varies

Refund Policy

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

Yes -

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)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$14.88 per hour

Provider Status



1100 E Sheldon, Prescott, Arizona 86301

Phone Number

(928) 717-7332

Web Address

Last Updated

May 20, 2024


Jul 24, 2019


Jan 24, 2025

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