• Requirements

    • Must have a valid TX drivers license
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must not have more than three moving violations on driving record
    • Must be able to pass a Department of Transportation physical and drug screen prior to registration in the program.

    Checklist:

    The following items must be on file with Del Mar College BEFORE you can begin class:

    1. Copy of high school diploma or GED Certificate or TABE test
    2. D.O.T. Physical and Drug Screen*
    3. Copy of DD214 (if applicable)

    *DOT PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN CAN BE OBTAINED BY YOUR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN OR CAN BE SCHEDULED BY DEL MAR COLLEGE.These expenses may not be included in tuition:

    • CDL PERMIT FEE $11.00
    • DOT PHYSICAL & DRUG SCREENING* $98.00
    • CDL LICENSE - NOT TO EXCEED $60.00

    *Payment for drug screen and physical is due prior to registration. The cost will be deducted from tuition (once you pass all requirements).

    The following items are necessary for classroom, yard, and road instruction:
    Appropriate footwear: Hard sole shoes or boots (sandals are not acceptable)
    Appropriate Outerwear: Be prepared for inclement weather! We train in all weather elements.
    Supplies: notebook, pen, highlighter, calculator, and ruler
    Optional: work gloves, sun screen, sunglasses, hat, rain gear
    Bring to class the Texas CDL Handbook Manual (Can be obtained at local DPS)