5 STAR CDL ACADEMY, LLC

970-241-1025

E MAIL: info@5starcdltraining.com

2591 Legacy Way Grand Junction CO 81503 USA

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TRAINING - NON COMBINATION (CDL-B)

General Description: This program is designed for the student with no prior experience or knowledge in truck driving who is interested in obtaining his CDL-B License, (Straight trucks, including  Dump Trucks, Bucket Trucks, Tankers, Delivery Trucks, and other Fixed Axle Vehicles requiring a commercial drivers license). It Includes classroom instruction for the student exam, and further class, lab, and a minimum of 30 hours of one on one drive time with a qualified instructor. The duration of the program is between 2-3 weeks depending on the students progress. This program INCLUDES the DMV Practical Exam. 

Occupational Objective: The objective of this program is to provide these students with all of the basic knowledge and practical skills necessary to obtain their Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL-B) and qualify them to become entry level drivers of heavy duty trucks.


 PROGRAMS

Commercial Vehicle Training
40 Hours (does not include CDL test)


General Description: This program is designed as a refresher course OR for completion of prior training and experience. The program includes a minimum of 20 hours of driving time and class and lab preparation as needed. The student is evaluated by a qualified instructor for his particular training needed. The program is designed for students who already possess a CDL (Class A and/or B) or have previously held a CDL or have equivalent related experience. 

Vocational Objective: The objective is to provide training for those applicants who have had some prior truck or large bus driving experience. It is designed to prepare the student with sufficient training to obtain high score and passing grade on the practical Commercial Driver's License (CDL) skills test.

5 Star CDL Academy offers DMV Authorized CDL testing. 

We are a Licensed Colorado Dept. of Motor Vehicles Third Party Testing Unit for Commercial Driver Practical Exams. Our testing is performed on our own private course, as well as prescribed driving routes. Upon passing the CDL-A or CDL-B Practical exam, the 5 Star Graduate may obtain his / her CDL License and be ready to enter their new career as a Professional Truck Driver.

OHSA Forklift Operator Training & Certification

General Description: This 10 Hour program is designed to meet the needs of those students with no prior knowledge or experience as a Forklift Operator. It includes classroom, lab and behind the wheel experience. (includes required exams). The student will gain the knowledge and skills to operate a forklift in safe and professional manner and to obtain employment at an entry level position. The student will be in compliance with OSHA federal regulation CFR1910.178 which states that "Only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck" (forklift). The Graduate receives a Certificate of Completion and certification card upon passing exam. Re-certification is required every 3 years.


"ALL Students are carefully trained in the principles of backing, parking, docking, and maneuvering the vehicle. The fundamentals of safe driving and operation of the vehicle in traffic and on highway is fully addressed. Students will learn the duties expected of professional drivers, including logbooks, DOT regulations, cargo handling and documentation, accident procedures, and port-of-entry requirements..

5SCVT-IV Evaluations and Recommended Training 2 to 4 Hours
General Description: This program is provided to Companies and/or Government Agencies in the vocational retraining industry. The evaluation is also available to individuals that have a CDL Permit but have not been driving recently.

Vocational Objective: The objective of the program is to provide employer(s), individual and/or agency with an in-depth recommendation for additional training needed by the person. The assessment will recommend the length and appropriate program and/or course(s) needed to prepare the individual to re-enter the transportation industry and/or advancement with their current employer.

Courses: Recommended training if needed will be determined by the evaluation outcome.

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TRAINING 130 HOURS

General Description: This program is designed for students who may have related prior experience or are already somewhat familiar with trucks, or have mechanical aptitude and are acquainted with standard transmissions. Students should have already obtained their DMV Student Permit and DOT Physical. It includes Class, Lab, and a minimum of 30 - 35 hours of one-on-one drive time with a qualified instructor. The duration of the program is somewhat less than the 150 hour program depending upon the students experience, pre-qualifications and progress.


Occupational Objective: The objective of this program is the same as the 150 hour program. It ALSO includes the DMV Practical Exam.​​


COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TRAINING 150 HOURS

General Description: This program is designed to meet the needs of those students with no prior knowledge or experience in truck driving. It includes classroom instruction for the student exams, and further class and lab instruction interwoven with a minimum of 46 hours of one on one driving time with a qualified instructor. The duration of the program is between 2.5 to 4  weeks depending on the students progress. This program INCLUDES the DMV Practical Exam.

Occupational Objective: This program is to provide students with all of the basic knowledge and practical skills necessary to qualify them to become entry level over-the-road or local drivers of tractor-trailers, heavy duty trucks, dump trucks, and medium sized delivery trucks. The Graduate will receive a Class A, Type 1 National Commercial Drivers License (CDL) upon passing the commercial driving testadministered by the State DMV. (5 Star CDL Academy  IS a certified DMV Testing Unit.)