Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license, 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





A. Course Objective:


Coconino Community College in partnership with Phoenix Truck Driving School, offers Class B CDL, with Passenger Endorsement to the Flagstaff area. 

PDTS had its first truck-driving program in 1991, is a Family Owned and Operated Company. Our 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. This course is designed to take entry-level drivers through the process of obtaining his/her Class B with Passenger permit by taking the written tests at the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office and obtain his/her Class B with Passenger CDL by passing a Third Party/or MVD CDL Demonstration Test on Pre-Trip Inspection, Backing Skills and Road Skills.. 

Competencies to be achieved: 

The student will apply for an be prepared to pass the Arizona State Commercial Driver's License written examination, passenger and tanker endorsements, and the three physical skills tests, pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic vehicle control skills test, and on-road driving test.

The course is 2 week on a full-time basis and 4 week on a part-time basis. Student will spend 40 hours of classroom training to prepare them to pass the written tests to obtain his/her Class B CDL permit with Passenger Endorsement and Additional Endorsements such as Tanker, and Hazardous Materials (Must be 21 to obtain HazMat Endorsement). The remaining 40 hours of the course is hands-on instruction on Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, Backing Skills and On-Road Driving in various traffic situations. The student will be required to pass a Third Party/or MVD CDL Demonstration Test on Pre-Trip Inspection, Backing Skills and Road Skills. We provide job placement assistance.

B.  Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):


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):

- Certificate Costs

Exam/Testing/Endorsement Fees:

Doubles & Triples
Hazardous Materials
Class B Test

Additional Fees/Costs:
TSA for Hazmat background check
Drug Screen
Admin Fee

E.  WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:

Name: Kay Leum


Phone number: 928-645-3987

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 B Commercial Driver’s License Permit. Must be able to pass a DOT drug test.

Other requirements needed:

Be 18 years or older. Must have an active Arizona Drivers License. Must meet Department of Transportation physical requirements. Must be able read and speak English language sufficiently to converse with the general public; including understanding highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, the ability to respond to official inquires, and make entries on reports and records. Must be 21 to obtain Hazardous Materials Endorsement.

  • Phoenix Truck Driving School will supply all class materials, keep all state mandated records, and supply, maintain, and insure all trucks/trailers (including fuel, etc.) necessary to graduate a CDL, test-ready, student. Additionally, PTDS will employ and insure all licensed instructor to deliver those components.

  • PTDS will assist applicants in obtaining their instructional permit, USDOT (Dept. of Transportation) physical, and drug screen as well as background check. PTDS will counsel each prospective student on the advisability of enrolling in the class, with a reasonable expectation of passing the CDL exam, and industry employment, upon graduation. 

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

 On the school website:

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.

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:  Yes

Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:  Member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association


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):  No

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: Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges –

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. 


 This is a new program and no performance data is available.



Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Coconino Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

3000 N 4th Street, Flagstaff AZ

Local WIB

10 - ARIZONA@WORK Coconino County

Name of Credential

Class B Drivers License

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Assistance through several agencies providing applicant meets specific requirements for funding.

Federal financial aid is not currently available for non-credit academic career training.

Refund Policy

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?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$410.00 Background checks, medical physical, drug screen

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-3051.00Bus Drivers, School
$14.78 per hour

Provider Status



3000 N Fourth St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Phone Number

(928) 526-7664

Web Address

Last Updated

Nov 23, 2021


Mar 30, 2021


Apr 13, 2022

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