Advanced Commercial Truck Driver Training

Class B CDL Training

The Advanced Truck Driver Training program is a 320 hour certificate program that is generally completed in 10 weeks.


The Advanced Truck Driver Training program is a slower paced program that consists of eight one week courses. The program goes into greater detail than the CDL program and provides additional behind the wheel training and meets the requirements of employers that require 320 clock hours of truck driver training. The Advanced Truck Driver program’s curriculum is based on the FHWA Model Curriculum and follows Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) curriculum standards.


Program Objective

To train students to successfully pass the Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test and equip them to function as a licensed professional commercial truck driver upon completion. Students who complete the Advanced Truck Driver program will benefit because the advanced driving skills learned during the additional training hours will prepare students to pass the driving skills test administered by major national trucking companies that also require students to complete 320 clock hours of truck driver training that meets the curriculum standards of the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI).

Program Description

The Advanced Truck Driver program consists of eight, one-week courses of classroom lecture, safety theory, hands on training, yard skills, and vehicle inspection and vehicle operation. Compared to the Commercial Truck Driver program, the Advanced Truck Driver program is presented at a slower pace and goes into each topic in greater detail. It also provides more hours of training behind the wheel, advanced road skills, and meets the requirements of employers that require 320 clock hours of truck driver training. The Advanced Truck Driver program’s curriculum is based on the FHWA Model Curriculum and follows Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) curriculum standards.

Program Completion Time

The minimum completion time for the Advanced Truck Driver program is 8 weeks, 8 hours per day for a total of 320 clock hours.