CDL Training

Butler Tech CDL Student

 Enrollment Information during COVID-19

We are Now Enrolling for our July 13 and 20 Classes!

Our campuses are currently open to visitors by appointment only, but our staff is still available to help you with enrollment over the phone and email.

If you need financial help to pay for training you may qualify for OhioMeansJobs’ WIOA grant funds. If you live in Butler County you can email Sonya Bridge Sonya.Bridge@jfs.ohio.gov to receive further information.

With Butler Tech’s Commercial Drivers License (CDL) training, you could be behind the wheel and earning a great paycheck in as little as five weeks!

Training combines classroom and behind-the-wheel experiences, including interactive driving simulators and a five-and-a-half-acre on-site driving course. Students learn on current model equipment that includes multiple day-cab and sleeper tractors, 53′ and 45′ trailers, and box trucks.

Butler Tech CDL Training is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, taught by experienced instructors, and have a small student-to-instructor ratio. CDL refresher courses are also available.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Be at least 21 years old/18 for Ohio intrastate
  • Pass a Department of Transportation physical exam and drug screen
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

Get Started!

 to request more information and let us know which class you’re interested in. Details of class times and costs are below. You can also call 513-645-8367.

Industry Recognized Credentials

Ohio Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License

Program Times

Class A Day Programs | 200 Hours | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Mon-Fri

 July 20 -Aug 21, 2020 | Aug 17 – Sept 21, 2020 | Sept 21 – Oct 23, 2020 | Oct 5 – Nov 6, 2020 | Oct 26 – Dec 1, 2020 | Nov 30, 2020 – Jan 6, 2021 | Jan 11 – Feb 16, 2021 | Feb 8 – Mar 15, 2021 | Mar 8 – Apr 12, 2021 | Apr 5 – May 7, 2021 | May 3 – Jun 7, 2021 | Jun 7 – July 12, 2021 | Jun 28 – Aug 2, 2021 | Jul 26 – Aug 27, 2021 | Aug 23 – Sept 27, 2021 | Sept 20 – Oct 25, 2021 | Oct 18 – Nov 22, 2021 | Nov 15 – Dec 21, 2021 | Dec 13, 2021 – Jan 21, 2022

Class A Evening Programs | 200 Hours | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Mon-Fri (2021 evening classes will be Mon-Thurs)

 July 13 – Sept 21, 2020 | Sept 14 – Nov 20, 2020 | Nov 9, 2020 – Jan 21, 2021 | Jan 19 – Apr 6, 2021 | March 29 – Jun 14, 2021 | May 17 – Aug 3, 2021 | Jul 12 – Sept 27, 2021 | Sept 13 – Dec 2, 2021 | Nov 8, 2021 – Jan 27, 2022

Class B Day Programs| 120 Hours | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Mon-Fri

 July 20 – Aug 7, 2020 | Aug 17 – Sept 21, 2020 | Sept 21 – Oct 9, 2020 | Oct 5 – Oct 23, 2020 | Oct 26 – Nov 13, 2020 | Nov 30 -Dec 18, 2020 | Jan 11 – Feb 1, 2021 | Feb 8 – March 1, 2021 | March 8 – March 26, 2021 | Apr 5 – Apr 23, 2021 | May 3 – May 21, 2021 | Jun 7 – June 25, 2021 | Jun 28 – Jul 19, 2021 | Jul 26 – Aug 13, 2021 | Aug 23 – Sept 13, 2021 | Sept 20 – Oct 8, 2021 | Oct 18 – Nov 8, 2021 | Nov 15 – Dec 7, 2021 | Dec 13, 2021 – Jan 6, 2022

Class B Evening Programs | 120 Hours | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Mon-Fri (2021 evening classes will be Mon-Thurs)

 July 13 – Aug 21, 2020 | Sept 14 – Oct 26, 2020 | Nov 9 – Dec 22, 2020 | Jan 19 – Mar 8, 2021 | March 29 – May 13, 2021 | May 17 – Jul 6, 2021 | Jul 12 – Aug 30, 2021 | Sept 13 – Nov 1, 2021 | Nov 8 – Dec 28, 2021

Program Costs

Class A License $5,000 | Class B License $3,125

Program costs include:

  • Tuition for classroom and behind-the-wheel training
  • DOT physical and drug screen
  • Written CDL test
  • Testing fee for CDL road test
  • CDL license fee

If you are a veteran in need of financial help for this course, you may qualify for Veterans Benefits

As a part-time program, federal student aid is not available, but you may contact your OhioMeansJobs office to see if you qualify for funds through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

You may apply online for the Careers In Gear Trucking Scholarship. One recipient is selected annually for their $3,500 trucking scholarship.

Training Locations

Butler Tech Liberty Township Campus,  Public Safety Complex, 5140 Princeton Glendale Rd., Liberty Township, Ohio

Expected Salary Range

2018 Median Pay (Bureau of Labor Statistics): $43,680 per year | $21.00 per hour

 

Step inside one of our training vehicles on a virtual tour!

Five-acre driving range on-site