CDL Class A


A CDL Class A allows you to drive any vehicle with a semi-trailer or trailer with two or more axles, this group also includes any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 26,000 pounds, provided that the gross vehicle weight rating of the towed vehicle is in excess of 10,000 pounds. 



Career Possibilities:

  • Transportation of Goods
  • Human Services
  • Waste Management
  • Construction Services
  • CDL Instructor
  • City Transportation
 

Total Hours of Instruction:

The state of Washington requires all students to complete a total of 160 hours of instruction:

  • 40 hours of class room instruction
  • 70 hours of lab training, range training, and observation
  • 16 hours of training in backing maneuvers
  • 18 hours of street driving training
  • 16 hours of proficiency development


Test Students Must Pass:

  • General Knowledge Test
  • Air Brakes
  • Combinations
  • Endorsements
  • Skills Test
 

Possible Endorsements:

  • Doubles
  • Tanks
  • Hazardous Material
  • Passenger
  • School Bus

Why GMC?

  • We will match any CDL school tuition and will give an addition 5% off to self-paid students.
  •  We have a successful CDL job placement rate.
  • We provide resume writing assistance for all students.
  • We offer bilingual instruction and flexible training schedules to all students.
  •  We can assist students in obtaining a TWIC card.
 

What Do You Need To Sign Up?

  • Your Driver's License
  • Your Social Security Card
  • A Copy of Your Driving Abstract

Have Questions? Or would like to schedule an appointment?

PRICE INQUIRIES? PLEASE FILL OUT FORM OR CALL US AT (509) 882-2523 

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