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Class B CDL Training Program

Ohio Business College’s Class B CDL training program prepares students to become a qualified commercial truck or bus driver. Our 120-hour, three-week course lets you learn behind the wheel. Students attend a short five-day seminar before driving range training and on-road instruction.

Class B CDL training courses begin every other Monday.

Program objectives.

  • Students learn, practice, and demonstrate the theoretical skills required to safely operate commercial vehicles, including how to inspect commercial vehicles prior to use and while driving.
  • Students learn, practice, and demonstrate the skills associated with planning trips using a Professional Driver’s Atlas and maintaining official papers related to their profession.
  • Students learn, practice, and demonstrate defensive driving skills using a nationally recognized defensive driving course designed for the professional driver.
  • Students demonstrate basic maneuvering skills including starting, turning, shifting, braking, and straight-line backing.
  • Students demonstrate how to dock a truck/bus for loading and unloading freight and passengers.
  • Students demonstrate the skills necessary to operate a truck/bus safely on the public roads and highways.
  • Students demonstrate the safe operating competency required to pass the CDL Road Skills Test in his/her state.

Visit the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles to learn more about Class B CDL permit procedures, fees, special requirements, vision screening, and more.

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Career Pathways

Graduates will qualify for immediate employment as entry level truck/bus drivers for local or interstate (over the road) companies. Program graduates will need additional driving experience under the guidance and supervision of an experienced, professional driver before they will be able to drive alone safely over the road.


I came through Ohio Business College with a job. I left that job and stopped into Ohio Business College and Donny (Banks) and Rita (Hoke) went out of their way and took the time to give me some listings they had. 3 days later I had a new job at MPS Group working at AK Steel.

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Class B CDL Training is offered at:

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