Government license, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
A. Course Objective:
160 Hour Class A CDL with Endorsement (120 Clock Hour/ Class A CDL if applicant possesses a CLP prior to enrollment)
Coconino Community College in partnership with Phoenix Truck Driving School offers Class A CDL, with endorsements, in the Flagstaff area.
The mission of PDTS 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.
This course is designed to take entry-level drivers through the process of obtaining his/her Class A permit (if applicable) by taking the written tests at the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office and obtain his/her Class A CDL by passing a Third Party CDL Demonstration Test on Pre-Trip Inspection, Backing Skills and Road Skills.
Competencies to be achieved:
The course is 4 weeks on a full-time basis and up to 8 weeks on a part-time basis. Students who do not possess their Commercial Learners Permit will spend 40 hours of training in the classroom to prepare them to pass the written tests to obtain his/her Class A Commercial Driver’s License permit (CLP) and endorsements such as Tanker, Doubles/Triples and Hazardous Materials, Hours of Service, Map Reading, Trip Planning and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. The remaining 88 hours of the course is hands-on instruction on Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, Backing Skills and On-Road Driving in various traffic situations.
For those students who possess their CLP upon enrollment, they will be awarded 40 Hours of Classroom Training Transfer Credit and spend all of their training time on hands-on instruction on Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, Backing Skills and On-Road Driving in various traffic situations (120 Clock Hours).
Students will be required to pass a Practical Skill Examination (Third Party CDL Demonstration Test) on Pre-Trip Inspection, Backing Skills and Road Skills. 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.)
Must be 18 years or older, and be able to pass a drug screen.
Arizona Motor Vehicle Division requires a Birth Certificate or Passport, Photo ID and Social Security Card. Must be 21 years to obtain Hazardous Materials Endorsement.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$4,495 (160 Clock Hours/No Transfer credit)
$3,895 (for those students who enroll in the program with their CLP)
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
a) Arizona Commercial Driver License Manual
b) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Pocket Book
c) Hazardous Materials
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Doubles & Triples
Class A Test
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
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
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
3000 N 4th Street, Flagstaff AZ
10 - Coconino County Career Center
Name of Credential
Class A Drivers License
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
100% before start minus 7% and $1.99
Phoenix Truck Driving School will offer refunds based on scheduled and completed hours. PTDS will provide applicants with a clear breakdown of refund requirements during the application process.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
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?
$410.00 background checks, medical physical, drug screen
Total In-State Program Cost