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CDL Permit Prep

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

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

Description

This online course meets virtually with a PAE ELL/Workforce Teacher twice a week. The purpose of the course is to prepare students for the Knowledge portion of the CDL license (permit exam). Students will be using the State of Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicle handbook and online resources to prepare for the multiple choice exam.

The course will focus on all of the components needed to pass the Class A and Class B permit exam as well as School Bus and Passenger Endorsements.

The fees for the permit test and up to two endorsements is included in the tuition fee*.

- Remote delivery, focusing on preparation for the CDL permit exam, Class A and B

- Endorsements: Passenger, School Bus Operator, Air Brakes

- 10 weeks, 5 hours/week

- Individualized support from PAE instructor

- Job search support and connection to employers

- Referral to driver instruction, when possible

*Students must successfully complete the course and pass the final exam to be eligible for their test fee to be covered.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

10

Hours

50

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Portland Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

yes

Training Location(s)

Portland Adult Education

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Name of Credential

CDL Class A Permit

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Limited scholarships

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$345.17

Total In-State Program Cost

$345.17

Demand Occupation(s)

53-3051.00Bus Drivers, School
$20.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

14 Locust Street, Portland, Maine 04103

Phone Number

(207) 874-8155

Fax Number

(207) 773-0151

Web Address

https://www.portlandadulted.org

Last Updated

Aug 02, 2021

Created

Sep 14, 2020

Renewal

Aug 02, 2023