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Preparatory CDL course beginning at OCCC’s PDI

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    (Published: 03-09-17)

Commercial Driver's License

Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI) continues to expand class offerings with a new Commercial Driver License (CDL) preparation course starting April 4, 2017, at 6 p.m. It is a requirement to have a CDL to drive a commercial vehicle. OCCC's PDI can help get you started on the right road. 

This course is designed for anyone who wishes to operate: 
  • A single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more
  • A combination vehicle with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the gross vehicle weight rating of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds
  • A vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver)
  • Any size vehicle which requires hazardous material placards or is carrying hazardous material listed as a select agent or toxin
In order to obtain a CDL, an individual must pass both knowledge and skills test; this CDL course will prepare them to pass the knowledge portion of the permit test. The course will take place every Tuesday and Thursday, from April 4 – 18, 2017, in five three-hour sessions and costs $295. 

For questions about the course, or to enroll, contact Patrick Clanin by phone at (405) 682-7854 or via email at . Students can also register online by visiting . The CDL preparation course will be held at the Professional Development Institute, located at 7124 I-35 Service Road, Oklahoma City, OK. 

OCCC enrolls more than 20,000 students and has more than 90,000 participants in its various community programs annually. OCCC offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated professors and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 80 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations. For more information about OCCC, visit .