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Transportation and Logistics

Transportation and Logistics

Learn about HACC's Transportation and Logistics programs.

What Automotive Technology programs does HACC offer?


What Automotive State Certifications does HACC offer?

  • PA State Safety Inspection —$176.00

    This 12-hour course covers regulations and requirements for PA Safety Inspection of vehicles. You will become a certified and licensed Safety Inspection Technician upon successful completion of the written and practical exams.           

    An additional tactile test is $40.00.

  • Enhanced Emissions Inspection Certificate —$200.00

    This 16.5-hour course will certify automotive technicians as Pennsylvania Certified Emissions Inspection Technicians. You will learn to identify, describe and perform a visual and OBD II vehicle test. The test complies with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation guidelines. You will need to take written and computerized tactile tests to become a Pennsylvania Certified Emissions Inspector.

  • Pennsylvania Emissions Recertification —$87.00

    This four-hour course recertifies Emissions Inspection Technicians. 


What CDL programs does HACC offer?

HACC is an approved/certified third-party testing site for the PA Department of Transportation. HACC also administers the testing to others by appointment. 

  • Class A &B CDL Programs

    CDL Programs Information (pdf). HACC's CDL Driving Certification Program is a two- to six-week program. The program will cover how to obtain a CDL license. It includes how to prepare for a permit. It provides fine-tuning skills for after passing the state exam. 

    There are two classes:
    1. Class "A" Training is six weeks. It costs $5,100. 
    2. Class "B" Training is two weeks. It costs $2,395. 

The cost includes:

  • Textbooks
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • DOT physical
  • Preparation for permit testing
  • The CDL test

You must schedule a visit with the CDL staff before attending the program. Your future employer may require you to submit a PA State Police criminal background check.

  • Refresher/Upgrade Training

    Refresher/Upgrade Training Information (pdf).

    HACC also offers CDL refresher/upgrade driver training. This training is for experienced Class "A" CDL drivers who have not driven a Class "A" vehicle within a period of time. This program also provides training for experienced Class "B" drivers. These Class "B" drivers often want to upgrade their license to a Class "A" license. This 40-hour program costs $2,100.

    You must schedule a visit with the CDL staff before attending the program.   

  • CDL Manual Shifting    

    This program is for commercially-permitted drivers. These drivers have little or no experience shifting a non-synchronized transmission. It gives these drivers the opportunity to spend personalized time with a driver coach to perfect their shifting skills. 

    You must possess a valid CDL or appropriate permits to enroll. You must also have a current ICC (DOT) physical.

    Please contact Tim Sanden at (717) 221-1357 or email
    tjsanden@hacc.edu for more information.

  • Third-Party Testing at HACC

    HACC's Transportation and Logistics program is a licensed Third-Party Testing Site for Class A, B and C licenses for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This includes passengers and school buses.

    We provide testing to the public by appointment only. The cost for testing with your equipment is $75/hour. It costs $85/hour to use HACC's equipment.

    Call (717) 221-1357 or email
    tjsanden@hacc.edu to set up an appointment.

  • Personalized CDL Contract Training (Tutoring)

    This hands-on course provides the skills and knowledge you need to gain entry-level employment. The cost is $75/hour for tutoring with your equipment. The cost is $85/hour with HACC's equipment. 

    Call (717) 221-1357 or email
    tjsanden@hacc.edu for more information.

  • CDL for Diesel Mechanics Training 

    This hands-on course is for individuals needing their CDL as a secondary requirement. This is often the case for CDL inspectors or mechanics. It provides the skills and knowledge they need to gain entry-level employment. This 20-hour program costs $1,300.

  • Transportation and Logistics Contracted Programs

    HACC provides customized, affordable training for efficient, well-run transportation and logistics operations. We partner with diverse businesses in the region.

    Our experienced, professional instructors work with clients. They help identify unique workforce safety and training challenges. We then customize a plan to address those needs. 

    Training occurs at HACC or your location. We design the schedule to minimize impact on your company.

  • Train-the-Trainer Accident Reduction Program

    This program provides trainers with the knowledge and skills needed to improve their training in safety awareness. We custom design this program after reviewing trends and occurrences. We want to help reduce the number of accidents. We do this by focusing on the specific trends and occurrences.

    We also customize the training to address your company's unique culture. We inform the drivers and trainers of specific trends. We also cover the importance of general rules and specific driving techniques.  

  • Defensive Driving - for all vehicles 

    HACC's qualified instructors teach this four-hour course twice a month. It is for all drivers who want to improve their defensive driving skills. This includes the general motorist, recreational vehicle drivers and senior citizens. This program is also appropriate for small fleets. Many small fleets want to send their drivers to a required periodic defensive driving training. 

    Class size will be a minimum of five students and a maximum of 20 drivers per course. The cost is $60 per driver.

  • Parent/Teen Defensive Driving 

    This four-hour course works to increase driver safety and reduce crashes. We use tools to communicate and help you understand defensive driving. 

    An average class size will be 15 family units. The cost is $100 per family (unit).


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