Kilgore College will offer CDL classes in English, Spanish languages
The Kilgore College Transportation Institute will offer CDL (Commercial Truck Driving) classes beginning in January – taught in both the English and Spanish languages.
KC offers courses to train individuals who are new to the field of commercial driving and classes to enhance and reinforce skills of experienced drivers.
A four-week “Fast Track” course is also available.
The CDL Class “A” Training Program (Professional Truck Driver Program) is a five-week, 200-hour course designed for individuals who have no prior experience in driving a commercial vehicle. Topics include an overview of the State of Texas Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License written examination, truck safety, traffic congestion, general truck driving skills and extreme driving conditions. Classes in the program emphasize air brakes, Hazmat and trailer endorsements. KC pre-screens all applicants.
The CDL Permit Course (Commercial Driver’s License Overview) is a 24-hour, three week course that is an overview of the Texas Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License written test and preparation for mastery of the Commercial Driver’s License written examinations. In depth coverage of special requirements for Texas commercial motor vehicles, general knowledge, combination vehicles and air brakes.
Local companies are in constant need of drivers who have CDL Class “A” and who have air brake, hazmat and trailer endorsements.
More information and a list of classes can be found at www.kilgore.edu/cdl.
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