The Basic section of the Heavy Equipment Operator program offers a 10-week commercial driver's license program that includes the new Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administrations (FMCSA) and Entry Level Drivers Training (ELDT) material for theory, behind the wheel range instruction and behind the wheel road instruction. At the completion of training each student is tested for their CDL license in the state they live in.
This course is offered four times a year. There are two fall classes--one begins in July, and the second begins in October. The spring class begins in January. The summer class begins in April.