Recruiter from trucking company visits BOCES Adult Ed CDL-A class

A field recruiter from the largest privately held flatbed carrier in the nation, TMC Transportation, was a recent guest in the Oswego County BOCES’ Adult Education CDL-A class.

Adam Hoffman spoke to the students about the benefits of employment with TMC and left applications and information for students enrolled in the Adult Ed program.

The CDL-A course, a 160-hour course, includes 95 hours of classroom theory and maneuvers using PTDI based curriculum and 65 hours of tractor trailer training in driving safely, pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspection, basic control of your vehicle, managing space and speed, seeing hazards, emergencies, skid control and recovery, transporting cargo safely, air brake, combination vehicles, doubles and triples, tank vehicles, and hazardous materials.

Students will participate in road training in the following areas: backing up, parallel parking and docking, city driving, road driving and drop and hook.

Students who successfully complete the course will receive a BOCES Certificate of Completion and take a road test for the CDL-A license. Students also receive a Certificate of Air Brakes Training.

For information about the CDL-A program or other Adult Education course offerings, call the Adult Education office at 315-963-4256 or visit the Oswego County BOCES website at and click on the Adult Education tab.