Q: How much does training cost?

A: CDL Class A training at Capital Transportation Academy is $6,995.00 (effective MAY 1, 2022).

Q: Do you have any financing options?

A: Capital Transportation Academy does not have any in-house financing, however, some options may assist with your tuition.

Q: I want to attend Capital Transportation Academy; how do I get enrolled?

A: Give us a call Monday – Friday, 614-258-0400, Option 4 (Admissions).

Q: What are Capital Transportation Academy’s requirements for enrollment?

A: To enroll with us, we require that you;

  • Obtain your CDL temporary permit
  • Identify your funding source.
  • Are 21 years of age or older. (Enrollment of 18-20-year-olds is on a case-by-case basis. )
  • Read, Write, Speak and Understand English
  • Hold a VALID Ohio Driver’s license with no more than 4 points* (upon case-by-case approval)
  • Pass the D.O.T (Department of Transportation) Physical and Drug Screening (included with tuition)

Q: How long is training?

A: Commercial Driver Training at Capital Transportation is a five (5) week program totaling one-hundred and sixty (160) training hours required by the State of Ohio. Classes are held Monday through Thursday, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (including a 1-hour lunch break and 2 – 15-minute breaks).

Q:  How many students are in each class?

A: Our class size maximum is 12 students.

Q:  Are your trucks manual or automatic?

A: We have both. Our preferred training method is a manual transmission; however, the option for automatic is available.

Q: I already have my CDL, but I need some practice in a certain area. Do you offer refresher courses?

A: For the safety of our Instructors, we do not offer refresher courses. You would have to enroll in the full 5-week training program at the full tuition price.

Q: Do you offer any evening or weekend classes?

A: No. Our classes are held during the day (Monday-Thursday), 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM.