160 Hour CDL Class A Truck Driving Program

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license, Secondary school diploma, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

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


A. Course Objective: To obtain a Commercial Driver’s License once the program is completed
Description: Train with the best CDL training provider in the nation! With over 60 locations nationwide, 160
Driving Academy graduates offers employment opportunities through our dedicated 160 Truckers Network
and have an entire team of experts available to help you advance in your CDL career once graduated. Our
160-hour program is FCMSR approved. 160 pays the DOT physical /Drug screens and permit. You will
receive all required classroom and remedial training. We provide training by the top CDL instructors in the
industry on safe and proper pre-trip, skills, backing techniques in a semi-tractor trailer. Road is conducted
in restricted areas, public streets and highways being trained to handle various and all traffic situations.
Complete preparation on the CDL written tests are given with endorsements available. 160 is here to offer
assistance for all your CDL needs.
Competencies to be achieved:
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): n/a
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): n/a
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Lisa Ciaccio
Phone number: (520) 231-6698
F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: n/a
• Other requirements needed: Department of Transportation physical and drug screen at enrollment (fees
covered by 160) One drug screen provided by 160
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Please see catalog
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: Arizona Department of Transportation. Our
students obtain a Certificate of Completion directly from our school, but upon graduation will test with the
Department of Transportation to obtain their CDL Class A
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: No
Career Pathway: To obtain a Class A CDL Commercial License and obtain employment as either a Class A or B
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other
Yes or No (Explain): No. A CDL is only recognized in the truck driving industry.
• 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.
a. The 160 Driving Academy has over a 90% first time permit passing rate and a 97% completion rate. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



160 Driving Academy

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

5801 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, Arizona

Local WIB


Name of Credential

CDL License

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Financing Available and WIOA Funding Accepted

Refund Policy

Refund: 160 Driving Academy Refund Policy is only issued to the enrolled student and will be credited as follows: Drop-out by Day 5 of class – 100% of tuition will be reimbursed, Drop-out after week 1 – 75% of tuition paid will be reimbursed, Drop-out after week 2 – 50% of tuition paid will be reimbursed, Drop-out after week 3 – no reimbursement will be applied


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

Testing/Exam Fees

$300.00 Arizona MVD Permit, Test, and CDL Fees

In-State/District Tuition

$3,550.00 Classroom, Range, and Road Training (160 Hours)

Other Fees

$150.00 DOT Drug Screen and Physical Fees

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$21.63 per hour
Required Certification: Class A CDL

Provider Status



5801 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, Arizona 85712

Phone Number

(520) 200-3392

Web Address

Last Updated

Nov 21, 2023


Sep 13, 2022


Nov 21, 2025

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