Commercial Driver’s License Permit Exam Preparation

Commercial Truck Driving Permit Prep Course (Class A or Class B)

Lamar State College Orange is offering a self-paced online Commercial Truck Driving Permit Prep Course to assist individuals in obtaining a Commercial Truck Driving Permit. This short course will cover the topics you need including areas of general knowledge, air brakes, combinations, doubles, triples, passenger, and school buses. Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card is not required for this class.

Upon completion of the CDL Permit Prep Course, students who successfully obtained their permit will be eligible to enroll in either the Class A or Class B CDL Course.

Program Application

Registration Form 

Class Schedule

New classes start online every Monday.



Upon acceptance into the course and prior to the first day of class, the tuition must be paid in full. Payments may be made by check, money order, credit card, cash, or Letter of Intent from a current/prospective employer or other third parties (such as Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC), Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitation Services (DARS), Veterans Affairs (VA) and Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas (WSSETX)).

Prospective students whose tuition will be paid by an employer, or third party must submit a Letter of Intent from the company/third party prior to the first day of class stating the company/third party will be paying the student's tuition for the course. The employer or third party will be invoiced for $100 upon receipt of the Letter of Intent.

*Placement in the class will not be guaranteed until the tuition fee is paid in full. If an employer or third-party partner has agreed to sponsor training and full payment is not received, the student will be responsible for the remaining balance plus any late fees that may apply.

Admission Requirements

  • You are a U.S. citizen or can provide proof of legal status in the United States.
  • You have a valid U.S. driver's license.

Application Process

Apply for a New Texas Commercial Driver's License | DMV.ORG

Contact Info

Community and Workforce Education

Phone: (409) 882-3321
Fax: (409) 882-5096
320 Green Ave. (office)
410 W. Front St. (mail)

Program Director

Carl Cormier
Workforce Education Bldg., Rm. 101

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