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Leeward Community College's Workforce Development Office (OCEWD) is located on the Diamond Head end of the Leeward Community College campus, with ample free parking. We are on the city bus line, which makes it convenient to commute from anywhere on Oahu.


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(808) 455-0477
96-045 Ala Ike, Room CE 101, Pearl City, HI 96782

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Course Number (TRAN5510)

CDL truck in training lot.

This series provides participants who have already obtained a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Permit Class A, the opportunity to be prepared to obtain a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class A and/or B. This series also ensures participants complete the entire training in a single track of courses. Tuition includes: classroom training, behind-the-wheel training, and textbooks. All other fees are the responsibility of the participant.

For hours and additional course requirements visit:

Visit our office to fill out an application form and schedule a reading assessment. Same day appointments are available. Please allow yourself two hours to complete this task. If you have received a post-secondary degree you are exempt from this requirement. You will receive a letter notifying you of your test results within two weeks. Please visit our financial assistance page, or call 455-0477, for more information​.​

Submit the following documents:

  1. Copy of a valid State of Hawaii Passenger Vehicle Driver’s License
  2. Hawaii Driver History Record
  3. Medical Examiners Report Form and a Medical Examiner’s Certificate conducted by a licensed medical examiner.

Complete your enrollment by submitting payment for the cost of the required courses. We do not offer payment plans, but we do work with our State and County workforce development partners who may be able to assist.

To submit your prerequisite documents online, click hereThis will require you to create an account. You may also submit all prerequisite documents in-person during regular office hours. Participants must also pass the Gates-MacGinitie reading test with an 11th grade level or higher prior to enrollment.

Michael Scully
Workforce Development - Associate Professor  455-0538

For assistance call our office at 455-0477.

Participants interested in the Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Training Program without permit prep must submit to the office the following items:

  1. A valid State of Hawaii Class 3 Vehicle Drivers License
  2. A valid State of Hawaii CDL Type A License Permit
  3. Hawaii Driver History Record
  4. A Medical Examiners Report Form and A Medical Examiner's Certificate conducted by a licensed medical examiner.
  5. Completed Student Participant Information Sheet (in office)

Click here to download a Checklist of Forms and Participant Information sheet

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Identify, inspect and assess a truck's critical items for safe operating conditions.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency of the basic CMV controls and their functions.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in the principles of CMV safe operation skills.
  4. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of all CMV rules as demonstrated by successfully obtaining a State of Hawaii CDL license.

Course Schedule

Online registration is for debit/credit card purchase only. For other payments, use Standard Registration.

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