Paid CDL training, or company sponsored CDL training, is when a trucking company operates its own school and pays students while they’re training. Get Pre- instructor car for driving test Before Attending CDL School Once your training is finished, you’ll return to a Prime training center to take your state CDL exam. Those who pass on their first try will receive a $250 bonus. Before you're able to drive a commercial truck, you'll need CDL training to prepare for the test. 160 Driving Academy offers the affordably priced, individualized instruction you need to pass your exam with flying colors and begin your career. Class Schedule: The full-time CDL program classes are held Monday-Friday from 7:30am-4:30pm for 5 weeks. Part-time, weekend classes are also available.