CDL 200 Class A Tanker and Hazmat Program

This program is a five-week training program comprehensively designed to teach the necessary skills for safe operation of a commercial vehicle and acquire a Tanker and Hazmat endorsement. It is broken down into two sections - 60 hours of classroom training and 140 hours of road and range training. After completion of the program, individuals will have the skills needed to operate a commercial vehicle safely and take their Class A CDL test.

CDL Class A Tanker and Hazmat Program:

  • Hours: 200
  • Course Fee: $6,500
  • Non-resident Course Fee: $6,800
  • Other Fees: $340 (Permit and Endorsements - $175; Department of Transportation physical - $80; Department of Transportation drug screen - $85)
  • Schedule: Training offered on a rolling basis. Classes held Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Application requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age, maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record, and pass a Department of Transportation drug screen and physical.


Program Information
This program is a five-week training program comprehensively designed to teach the necessary skills for safe operation of a commercial vehicle and acquire a Tanker and Hazmat endorsement. It is broken down into two sections: 60 hours of classroom training and 140 hours of road and range training. The first 60 hours in the classroom will teach the skills necessary to pass the Class A permit, Tanker, Hazmat, Doubles, and Triples endorsement testing. The second part of the training will focus on road and range skills, such as execution of braking techniques, safely couple and uncouple a trailer, and properly execute 100 feet of straight-line backing.

Individuals who complete this program will be able to identify cab instruments and cargo handling safety, and understand how to execute air brake checks, basic shifting and gear selection, proper speed and space management, right and left-hand turning procedures, proper lane changes, use of on and off ramps, the crossing of railroad tracks, and parallel parking. Additional skills will be covered.

After completion of the program, individuals will have the skills needed to operate a commercial vehicle safely and take their Class A CDL test.

This program is on the Certified TAA/WIOA Training Programs/Providers List of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Workforce Development System. Contact your local CareerLink for more information on funding to help cover the cost of this program.

Classes in St. Marys are held at:
Community Education Center of Elk County
4 Erie Ave.

Classes in Shinglehouse are held at:
Wayne Paving
262 Rte 44
Shinglehouse, PA 16748
Classes held in Erie will be held at:
5739 West Ridge Rd. Erie, Pa 16506
Class Times subject to change

Tuition: $6,500.00
Class Length: 5 Weeks
Special Requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Physical Exam
  • Drug Screening

Course Sections — Summer 2021

Rick Luben
 
Wayne Paving Parking Lot
Day
Mon - Fri
Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dates
Jun 7, 2021  to Jul 9, 2021
This class is full
Manda Shaw
 
St. Mary CEC
Day
Mon - Fri
Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dates
Jun 7, 2021  to Jul 9, 2021
Rick Luben
 
Wayne Paving Parking Lot
Day
Mon - Fri
Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dates
Jul 12, 2021  to Aug 13, 2021