UA – Pulaski Technical College’s 8-Week Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program will provide the Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) necessary to obtain a Class “A” Commercial Driver License and a new rewarding lifestyle as a professional truck driver.
Professional truck drivers are in high demand. You have a unique opportunity to choose the lifestyle you want.
|Dump trucks||(home daily)|
|Propane Tank trucks||(home daily or over the road)|
|Waste management||(home daily)|
|Food Service||(home daily deliver and unload to restaurants)|
|Over the road||(gone 2+ weeks at a time)|
Many other opportunities are available, all with very competitive pay and benefits. Recruiters from several transportation companies visit our campus and talk with each class.
UA - Pulaski Tech offers the Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) required for your CDL. This program is 8 weeks in duration offering a Certificate of Proficiency in Tractor and Trailer Operations.
|Hours of service regulations||Personal safety while on the road|
|Drug and alcohol regulations||Pre and Post Trip inspections|
|Driver qualifications and disqualifications||Roadside inspections (by law enforcement)|
|Manual and electronic logs||How to protect your CDL (keeping your record clean)|
|Trip planning||Human Trafficking (required for CDL)|
|Map reading, GPS usage||Federal, state, and local laws|
|Load securement / Weight distribution||Backing maneuvers|
|Wellness (keeping yourself healthy on the road)||On the road driving|
|Time and money management||Distracted driving|
Our Knowledgeable and Professional Instructors will equip you with a solid foundation to become a top professional driver.
The below classes are a total of 12 Credit hours:
CDL Program Student Handbook
Currently we have five trucks in our fleet. Three 10-speed manual transmission tractors and two 12-speed automatic transmission tractors. We have 48’ and 53’ trailers.
All of our equipment is late model and well maintained.
UA-PTC also has State of the Art Truck Driving Simulators. These are used to assist in teaching the various hazards of truck driving. This includes but is not limited to awareness, tire blowouts, and driving in snow and rain.
In order to register for the CDL classes you must:
Prior to class you must have:
For additional information, contact Dale Clancy at (501) 812-2892 or e-mail [email protected].