VINITA, OK – Heavy Metal Training Institute is now accepting applications for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program. This four-week course typically begins on the first Monday of each month. Participants must be 18 or older, have a valid driver’s license, and a safe driving record. Tuition assistance and scholarship programs are available.

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program is a four-week course that includes the CLP and Pre-trip inspection class. Students earn their CLP and undergo training to earn their Oklahoma CDL. This course includes CLP class, pre-trip inspection, defensive driving, coupling, backing maneuvers, basic road skills, and commercial driver lifestyle. Students receive 160 hours of a combination of classroom and hands-on technical training.

Other programs for commercial drivers at HMTI include:

  • COMMERCIAL ENDORSEMENTS (CE): Classroom training for current CDL holders designed to provide learning tools and information for the following CDL endorsements: (T) Double/Triples, (N) Tank Vehicle (Tanker), (H) Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT), or (X) Tanker/ HAZMAT Combo Endorsement.
  • SCHOOL BUS ENDORSEMENT (SB): For those needing to prepare for the written exams required to obtain a school bus endorsement. This course covers general knowledge, passenger (P), school bus (S), and air brake endorsements. This course is for a permit only.
  • COMMERCIAL LEARNER’S PERMIT (CLP): Classroom training designed to provide learning tools and information for students to prepare for the written exams required to obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Learner’s Permit.
  • PRE-TRIP INSPECTION (PTI): Hands-on training program designed to teach students the proper method of completing a pre-trip inspection for class “A” commercial vehicles.

HMTI is a learning institution licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools (OBPVS). It offers fast track courses at an affordable price, practical hands-on training, and industry experienced instructors. The campus is located at 103 South Wilson Street in Vinita, Oklahoma. For enrollment of other information, send an email to Bobbie Wolf at or call (918) 276-2669. Visit the school’s website at

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