Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Program


Why Get Your Commercial Driver's License (CDL)?

A career in truck driving offers a steady, well-paying job with opportunities to work local delivery jobs or go “over-the-road” and travel across the United States.  Many trucking companies offer various bonuses, attractive benefits packages, and retirement plans.  Occupations in truck driving are predicted to grow over the next 10 years, and the average truck driver in our area earns nearly $47,000.

Quality Training - Our program features 200 hours (part-time program, 9 weeks)

Instruction - Our program features quality well-maintained equipment including two tractors with manual transmissions (= no restriction on license), box trailer and flatbed.  Our small classes provide individual focus and use J.J. Keller & Associates curriculum to prepare drivers for the road.  SCTC Instructors take the students to the local DMV for the driving exam.

Affordable Tuition - $50 application fee, $5,500 tuition

Flexible Scheduling- Part-time hours more conducive for students who are working

Student Requirements-

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or high school equivalency
  • Be able to obtain a valid PA Class A CDL driving permit
  • Need a valid PA driver’s license and birth certificate to obtain a driving permit
  • Need a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate and negative 10-panel drug screen
    Driving record is considered

Important Information for Students-

Interested in Joining Our Next Class?
Please contact the Adult Education Office at (814) 443-3651 ext. 6156 for any questions and details on the next class start date (offered concurrently, year-round).