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Professional Driving Refresher and Endorsement Training

The training will be for individuals who currently have a Class A license and need to refine their skills as well as obtain high demand endorsements such as Hazmat and Tanker needed by the Transportation Industry. The program will bring you up to speed with all State and Federal laws and provide a State-approved CDL Defensive Driving Course. The program is designed to lead graduates to immediate employment within the transportation industry after two weeks of hands-on training.

The Professional Driving Academy is offered in Cameron County and classroom training is held at the Texas State Technical College campus in Harlingen. Our classrooms and labs are interactive and have a real-world setting. We offer you the training, knowledge and hands-on skills to prepare you for commercial truck driving in the transportation industry. Our instructors are dedicated to providing students the necessary hands-on experience and technological know-how needed to succeed. This program includes classroom instruction, driving and technical instruction that focuses on preparing you to operate a truck and applicable equipment in the transportation industry.

All classes are offered in the day and night Monday through Friday. Day (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Night ( 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.)

TSTC is currently taking applications for the Professional Driving Academy. Prospective students will need to return this packet of information to TSTC. At this point, payment must be made in full at least 3 days before class start date.

  • Pass a drug test
  • Hold a current Class A driver’s license without warrants or pending criminal charges
  • Must hold a valid Social Security Card (Authorized to work in US)
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must hold a current medical card
Admission Requirements
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Copy of drug screen
  • Provide Medical Examination Report Certificate
  • Payment for the course
  • Provide driving record
  • Attend mandatory pre-course

Professional Driving Refresher and Endorsement Training

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Application Packet

Request information

Program Expenses


 Truck Driving
Tuition Fee$2800
Doubles & Triples Exam $33
Tanker / Hazmat Exam $61
Background Screen for Hazmat$75
DOT Physical$75-$100 (depending on test location)

For more information call Adan Trevino at 956-364-4503 or via email at

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