CDL Certification Course

The Potter County Education Council will hold a “CDL Certification Course” at the Port Allegany Office.  The CDL program is a three (3) week, one hundred sixty (160) hour comprehensive training program culminating in the awarding of a Commercial Drivers License by the state of Pennsylvania. Week One is classroom based. Monday, Tuesday and generally a portion of Wednesday is dedicated to the Pennsylvania written exam. The balance of the week is focused on the technical aspect of the career such as, but not limited to; mapping, trip planning, and log books. Week Two consists of range and road training. The range portion will have the student instructed in slow speed maneuvers. (Straight line backing, alley dock parking, parallel parking, coupling and uncoupling and air brakes.) The road training will consist of highway, city and rural roadways and may extend beyond the county limits based on geography and restrictions. Week Three will duplicate Week Two Monday through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are used for the Pennsylvania Commercial Drivers License exam and review. All students are required to participate in an exit interview upon the successful completion of the state exam.


Dates: August 1 - September 23; September 26 - November 18 -- Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Where: Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center
Fee: $4,995.00 per student