Commercial Driver's License Training Presented by Vatterott College


 
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CDL Training in Des Moines
 
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CDL Training in Des Moines

Weekday Schedule

The courses for the Commerical Driver's License Training program run from Monday through Thursday from 8AM – 5 PM with a 1 hour lunch break. Please call the campus for information on start dates.

Evening/Weekend Schedule:

Weeks 1, 2, and 5:  M-F 5:30 – 10:30 (25 hours)  Sat:  8-1 (5 hours) Total:  30
Weeks 3 & 4:  M-F  5:30 -10:30 (25 hours)  Sat:  8-6:30 (10 hours)  Total:  35

Course List/Descriptions:

CDL 100 - Basic Knowledge and Skills of Commercial Driving
 
This course will provide training on all of the basic operations of commercial driving; read and interpret control systems, check and maintain vehicle systems and components, diagnose and report malfunctions, handle and document cargo, deal with accident scenes and reporting procedures, plan trips, manage life on the road, hours of service requirements, use effective communication and public relations skills.
 
CDL 101 - Vehicle Knowledge and Behind the Wheel Driving
 
This course will provide the lab and driving experience of a commercial driver; perform basic vehicle inspections, exercise basic controls, execute shifting, back and dock tractor trailer, uncouple trailer, manage and adjust vehicle speed, manage and adjust vehicle space relations, identify and adjust to extreme driving hazards, experience night operations, perform emergency maneuvers, and skid control and recovery.
 
CDL 105 - Behind the Wheel Driving
 
This course will provide the driving experience of a commercial driver; execute shifting, back and dock tractor trailer, manage and adjust vehicle speed, manage and adjust vehicle space relations, identify and adjust to extreme driving hazards, experience night operations, perform emergency maneuvers, and skid control and recovery.
 
CDL 110 - Additional Certifications
 
Hazardous Material handling, bus driver training, air brakes, and doubles and triples.
 

Des Moines Campus

Des Moines Campus:

7000 Fleur Drive Des Moines, Iowa 50321
Phone: 888-553-6627

 

 

3850 S. Campbell, Springfield, Missouri, 65807 | Phone: 866-467-0052