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the Hazmat endorsement course

Obtaining a Hazmat Endorsement is a smart investment in your career and your safety. You’ll expand your job opportunities, increase your earning potential, and ensure that you have the skills to transport hazardous materials safely and responsibly.

Starting at$89.00
Hazmat endorsement course
  • Official FMCSA Certification
  • Accessible, fast and easy
  • No Hidden Fees

course overview

ELDT Hazardous Materials / HazMat (H) Endorsement Course

1 Hour of Video Content16 In-Depth Lessons covers all ELDT requirments

  • CDL holders seeking to haul hazardous materials.
  • Planning on taking the Hazardous Materials endorsement written exam.

  • Hazardous materials regulations
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • Operation of emergency equipment
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Operating practices and procedures

Our easy-to-use course features:

100% online Course Format
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Free Certificate Download
Self-paced, save progress as you go

why should you obtain a hazmat endorsement?

Obtaining a Hazmat Endorsement is essential for drivers transporting hazardous materials. It is required by law and failing to obtain the proper endorsement can result in penalties and legal action. Additionally, holding a Hazmat endorsement makes drivers more marketable to employers and can lead to higher salaries.

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Increase your earning potential

Drivers with a hazardous materials endorsement often earn higher pay due to the increased responsibility and specialized training required to transport hazardous materials.

Tanker drivers, for example, can earn an average salary of $88,918, with top-paying cities* like Safford, AZ and Bakersfield, CA offering salaries over $90k. *Reference from Indeed.com

Expand your job opportunities

With a hazardous materials endorsement, you can transport a broader range of goods, including chemicals, gases, and explosives, which opens up more job opportunities in various industries. There are currently over 15,000 jobs listed on Indeed.com that require a CDL with a Hazmat endorsement.

Develop valuable safety skills

The specialized training required for a hazardous materials endorsement equips you with valuable knowledge and skills, such as understanding hazardous materials regulations, handling emergencies, and using protective equipment, which can improve your overall safety skills as a professional driver and reduce the risks associated with handling dangerous goods.

Increase your job security

As hazardous materials are a critical part of many industries, drivers with a hazardous materials endorsement are often in higher demand, providing more job security in the competitive trucking job market.

Enhance your career advancement

Obtaining a hazardous materials endorsement demonstrates your commitment to professionalism and safety, which can enhance your chances for career advancement within the trucking industry.

Enhance your professionalism

Obtaining a hazardous materials endorsement reflects your commitment to professionalism and dedication to your career as a professional driver, which can enhance your reputation among employers and customers.

Expand your client base

With a hazardous materials endorsement, you may be eligible to work with a wider range of clients who require the transportation of hazardous materials, which can help you expand your client base and increase your business opportunities.

Boost your personal development

The training required for a hazardous materials endorsement can contribute to your personal development as a driver and enhance your overall job performance by equipping you with valuable knowledge and skills.

Gain a competitive edge

Having a hazardous materials endorsement gives you a competitive edge over other drivers who do not have this endorsement, as it demonstrates your versatility and capability to transport hazardous materials safely, which can make you more desirable to employers and increase your chances of securing higher-paying and more prestigious driving jobs.

Please note that obtaining a hazardous materials endorsement may have specific requirements and regulations that vary by state or country, and it is important to check and comply with the local regulations to ensure proper licensing and training.

Please note that obtaining a hazardous materials endorsement may have specific requirements and regulations that vary by state or country, and it is important to check and comply with the local regulations to ensure proper licensing and training.


No, you are not required to take your ELDT prior to getting your CLP. However, you must complete Entry-Level Driver Training before getting your CDL.

Anyone who is applying to get their Commercial Drivers License for the first time will need to complete the FMCSA Entry-Level Driver Training requirement and achieve a final test score of 80% or greater. This must be done before taking the CDL skills exam.

Certain trucking vehicles require further certification such as driving a school bus, city bus, or a tanker. If you would like to enhance your trucking career or are looking to specialize in a specific freight to drive that requires an endorsement we got you covered. Above, are all the FMCSA certified endorsements we offer to help get you started.

The FMCSA provides a database (the Training Provider Registry: www.tpr.fmcsa.dot.gov) of all the schools that are registered to administer the ELDT course. Here at The CDL School, we provide an ELDT course and are registered with the FMCSA . You can start here!

Yes. We offer Behind-The-Wheel Training at our school locations across the country. Check out our programs at https://www.cdlschool.com/cdl-training-programs/

Yes. You will need to get your Class A or Class B certification along with an endorsement. The endorsement itself will not be enough. We have bundles that make it easy for you to get everything you need to drive the truck you want.

With a Class A ELDT and the added necessary endorsement you can most commercial vehicles including combination vehicles. With Class B endorsement, there are some restrictions. Class B ELDT plus the proper endorsement only allows you to drive any straight trucks such as a school bus, city bus, and dump truck.

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Your completion results are immediately sent to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Training Provider Registry (TPR).

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Jason G.

Boca Raton, FL

Awesome experience from the moment I met Jorge in West Palm Beach - Lake Worth who went over all the information with me in a clear way with great options...

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Nicole M.

Hallandale Beach, FL

This school is excellent. My husband and his friend attended this school and got jobs straight after finishing. JP helped both of them, he is amazing.

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Byron D.

Fort Hood, TX

I attended this school it was great classroom and OTR training. I would recommend to anyone looking to get into industry.

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Anthony E.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

The instructors were great, knowledgeable, and patient, being such an accelerated program I am confident in my understanding of the trucks and my abilities.

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Fairbanks, AK

Good school, with good people. The instructors went out of their way to help train us and make sure we were able to practice. They have a lot of good materials.

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$247.99 individually

The school bus driver career bundle includes:

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career booster


$336.99 individually


  • HAZMAT (H)
  • passenger (p)
  • school bus (s)

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