CDL Certification

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  • CDL Step 1
    As of February 7, 2022, passing the Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) Theory course was made an official requirement for getting your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Start your journey with our FMCSA approved ELDT! While you complete this step, consider preparing for your CLP exam.
  • CDL Step 2
    Download our TF1 app while you complete the ELDT Course. Through this app, you will find jobs that fit your criteria in your area. Download the TF1 app. App Store Google Play
  • CDL Step 3
    Schedule and complete your Department of Transportation (DOT) mandatory medical exam.
  • CDL Step 4
    Visit your State’s Department of Motor Vehicles website to learn how and where you can schedule your Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) exam, and what documents you will need to provide.
  • CDL Step 5
    The CDL School also provides you with access to our exam prep quiz bank of 500 questions to ensure you are prepared for the exam. Also be sure to obtain a copy of the CDL manual from your local DMV.
  • CDL Step 6
    After passing your CLP exam, register for Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) Training with The CDL School, a TransForce Group Company. The CDL School is an industry leader, having trained tens of thousands of students since its founding in 1963. With multiple campuses, expert instructors and affordable classes the CDL School’s programs are designed to get you on the road quickly!
  • CDL Step 7
    After successfully completing the BTW training course, the next step is registering for your CDL exam. Check your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles to schedule your exam. Make sure all of these steps are completed before you go to your local Department of Motor Vehicles to avoid any delays.
  • CDL Step 8
    Congratulations, you passed your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test and now you are ready to work! Use the TransForce 1 app and start your new career at TransForce!