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Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Hutchinson Community College CDL Training

Training Overview

The training is designed to prepare students to take the written exam (on site on day 3 or 4, administered by a representative from the DMV) and then provide additional classroom & drive time training for students to take the Commercial Driver’s License exam with one of our certified examiners. HutchCC is a State of Kansas approved 3rd Party CDL Testing Center. Our program meets the regulatory changes that went into effect on February 7th, 2022.


2024 CDL Training

Our Wait List to get in for this training is very significant.

However, we often have drop outs which is opportunity to get in much earlier than expected.

If you would like to be put on the Wait List to get in, please contact Tammy Payne for more information.

Class Information

Tuition-  $2,325.00

Courses included

AP120 ELDT Theory 

(4) 8-hour classroom days, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  + online portion to be completed by midnight, Day 3 of class. Access for online portion is provided about 2 weeks prior to class.

These 4 classroom days are designed to cover material that will be on the written exam (taken on site OR at your local DMV) for the Commercial Learner’s Permit. If needed, additional attempts at the test can be taken at the Reno County DMV, located at 125 W. 2nd. Their phone number is 620-665-5561.

AP131 ELDT Road & Range/Behind the Wheel 

(1) 8-hour classroom day, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  + 6 to 8 additional days to complete drive training & testing.

Students attend this day of classroom training which covers the pre-trip inspection & basic driving maneuvers. After the days in the classroom are complete, providing the Commercial Learner’s Permit has been acquired & the online portion has successfully been completed, students are scheduled for up to 15 hours drive training which will consist of an additional 6 to 8 days where you will drive 2 to 3 hours per day to complete your drive training which prepares you for your driving/skills test.

The HutchCC CDL course fees do not include any DMV fees for tests, licenses, or endorsements.  Please contact your local DMV for their specific fee information. 


How do I enroll?  Since we have to limit the class size, self-enrollment is not an option with the CDL Training, but you can contact Tammy Payne to be put on the Wait List to get in. You can also Apply for Admission (if this is the first time attending Hutchinson Community College) OR update an existing profile in DragonZone.  Please wait to Apply for Admission until a slot is confirmed for you to attend. Then, you will apply as a Guest Student. For convenience, you can use this link:  Application for Admission  Once you have completed this step, please contact Tammy Payne at or 620-665-3550.

When is the tuition due?  Tuition is applied to your account once you are actively enrolled in the class.  (You'll receive a confirmation email once enrolled.)  You can pay at that time.

How do I pay the tuition/course fees?  Details about methods of payment are provided in your Confirmation Letter once you are placed on a roster for the class. You can pay by check, money order, cash or card.  Payments can be processed by mail or in person at 1300 N. Plum in the Business Office or by phone at 620-665-3509.

How do the new FMCSA regulatory changes affect me if I already have my Learner's Permit or Class A license before February 7, 2022?  For your convenience, here's a reference page with information as well as some of the most frequently asked questions about the upcoming changes:  Permit/Licensing Questions

Where can I find more information about endorsements?  CDL Endorsements-


Contact Details

Commercial Drivers License
Phone: 620-665-3550
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 8100