SVCC Community Education Offers Class B CDL


Sauk Valley Community College Community Education has added Class B CDL classes to their line up of community courses.
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Classes will be held on the SVCC campus and will prepare students for the Secretary of State administered Class B test.

Class B CDL training allows individuals to transport freight that weighs less than 10,000 pounds GVWR with a single axle trailer. Class B CDL training is widely seen as an amazing entry point and helps prospective drivers break into the trucking industry. Vehicles that can be driven with a Class B license include dump truck, garbage truck, and snow plow.

After successful completion of 160 training hours (40 classroom hours and 120 behind the wheel hours), students will be scheduled to take the Secretary of State administered Class B test.

Class B Commercial License Permit classroom hours run Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Commercial License Operation hours run Monday – Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

There are two class options available, August 26 through September 20 or October 21 through November 15. The class is held in SVCC Room 3K04. The class is $2,775, which includes DOT Physical & Drug Screen. There is $2,000 in grant funding available to assist with tuition.

Students will pay the cost of permit/license ($50) and motor vehicle record ($20) out of pocket. This class is for ages 18 & up.

For more information, and to register, visit or call 815-835-6212.

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