Commercial & Motor Vehicle Training Program - Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

Commercial & Motor Vehicle Training Program

  • Reputable Program [Forbes rank]
  • Great ROI for you [Tuition, job placement, income]
  • First-rate Experience [Student-faculty ratio, facility/yard/equipment]

  • Upon submission, you are agreeing to allow a representative of Lancaster County CTC to contact you.

Program Overview

CDL Training Program

Enroll now in our Commercial Truck Driving Training Program located on our Mount Joy campus. We have two, hands-on, vigorous curriculum programs designed to prepare you for a confident professional career in the trucking industry. We will provide you with not only the knowledge and skills to obtain your commercial driver’s license CDL license(s), but also provide you with proven avenues to land a job right after graduation.

  • Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education
  • Ranked #5 by Forbes Magazine Top 30 Trade Schools in the U.S. for 2018

Once students have completed our 4-5 week driver education program, they are eligible to test for their CDL license by completing an open-road driving test at our PennDot approved site.


CDL Training Program Checklist

Low tuition costs
Financing opportunties
Drive Time
Expert Faculty
Job Placement
Program Length
Low Student-Truck Ratio
Low Student-Faculty Ratio

Your Future in Commercial Motor & Vehicles

Class A CDL

  • 5-week program stretching over 200 hours
  • Begins on the first Monday of every month.
  • Tuition $5,500 (industry low)
  • 55-70 driving hours

Industry vehicles: Tractor-Trailers, Truck and Trailer Combinations, Tractor-Trailer Buses, Tanker Vehicles, Livestock Carriers, Flatbeds

Class B CDL

  • 4-week program stretching 160 hours
  • Hours generally Monday-Friday from 7:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tuition $4,550 (900 part-time)
  • 55-70 driving hours

Industry vehicles: Straight Trucks, Large Buses, Segmented Buses, Box Trucks, Dump Trucks with Small Trailers.

Attainable Endorsements

  • H Endorsement: Required for hauling hazardous materials
  • N Endorsement: Permits operation of tank vehicles
  • P Endorsement: Allows transporting of specified # of passengers
  • S Endorsement: Permits operation of school bus
  • T Endorsement: Allows towing of double or triple trailer
  • X Endorsement: Combination endorsement for HAZMAT and tank vehicles

Why Lancaster County CTC

Your return on investment (ROI) is as important to you as it is for us. We are incredibly proud of our competitive tuition rate, and graduation rate of 76%.

Low Tuition Rate

There is a total of 38 recognized truck driving programs located within Pennsylvania varying from driving schools, career schools, and vocational schools. The state average cost for tuition is $14,103. Both of our programs are well below this regional average.

Job Placement & Career Support

We have an extensive network within the trucking industry, which provides you with a variety of career options when selecting the job and industry you see yourself working in. Most trucking placements can expect to earn above $40k annually.


Our program offers students state-of-the-art amenities. Our yard is fully equipped to provide you with the tools you need to learn. As an institution of higher learning, we also offer comfortable classrooms, as well as a fully equipped library.

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