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Congreso CDL-A “Careers in Trucking”

Program Description:

Congreso’s CDL-A “Careers in Trucking” Program provides the education and resources for individuals to secure the Class-A driver’s license to safely operate tractor trailers.  Congreso partners with All-State Career School, AAA School of Trucking and Smith & Solomon to provide students with 8 weeks of mandatory instruction that includes:

  • Mandatory course work to secure the Class-A driver’s permit
  • The Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) required by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration for enrollment in CDL-A training
  • 6 weeks of hands-on training required for CDL-A licensing and 2 weeks of test preparation – including the State CDL A license exam

The program is 100% in-person and classes are offered on a monthly basis.

  • Training Provider: Congreso De Latinos Unidos, Inc.
  • Program Length: 8 weeks, includes 6 weeks of intensive hands- on training and 2 weeks of test preparation
  • Program Date: June 10, 2024
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Must be 21 or within three months of turning 21
    • HS diploma/ GED
    • Ability to pass a Drug Screening
    • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Training Schedule: M-F from 8 am to 5 pm for 8 consecutive weeks
  • Skills Learned: Safe operations of a tractor trailer and the mandatory training required to test for a Class A license in PA
  • Industry-Recognized Credentials: CDL-A License
  • College Credits Earned: n/a


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