As of February 7th, 2022, all drivers applying for upgrade from a Class B CDL to a Class A CDL must complete the curriculum outlined in 49CFR Part 380 Appendix A minus 8 units. This program meets the requirements for the Theory Instruction Upgrade Curriculum portion of the required training. Additional behind the wheel (BTW) training will be required prior to taking the Class A CDL Road Exam through your State Driver Licensing Agency or authorized third-party test facility.
|Unit Number||Unit Title|
|1.3||Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections|
|1.6||Backing and Docking|
|1.7||Coupling and Uncoupling|
|2.7||Extreme Driving Conditions|
|3.2||Skid Control/Recovery, Jackknifing, and Other Emergencies|
|3.3||Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings|
|4.1||Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions|
|5.1||Hours of Service Requirements|
|5.2||Fatigue and Wellness Awareness|
Open enrollment after February 7th. This course is taught virtually through Blackboard – log in information for Blackboard will be created by NIT staff and given to applicants after registration for the course. All applicants will have 4 weeks from date of registry to complete the course. More time can be offered at an additional cost.