Metropolitan Community College CDL Training

Introduction to Metropolitan Community College

Metropolitan Community College offers several commercial truck driving programs that provide students with the potential for immediate employment. MCC classes are offered both day and night, with standard six or nine-week programs. MCC also offers a more in depth 28-week course of instruction that gives you engine fundamentals, preventative maintenance, CPR, First-Aid, and work experience. Driving a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) requires a higher level of knowledge, experience, skills, and physical abilities than are required to drive a non-commercial vehicle. Students must pass both skills and knowledge testing geared to these higher standards.

Class A CDL Program

MCC offers a training program that consists of two segments that run concurrently. Class-A CDL Theory Training includes instructions on how to keep a log book (electronic and paper), understand how to comply with state and federal regulations, fundamentals of safety in and around heavy vehicles, vehicle inspection, entry level driver basics, trip planning, load securement, and much more.

Class-A CDL Road Training includes hands-on training with a truck. This course will teach students all of the required skills necessary to prepare for the DMV road tests: inspecting the vehicle, backing skills and behind-the-wheel driving on streets and highways. Final DMV skills testing will be conducted during the last week of class.

Hours

  • Classroom - 40 hours
  • Lab (backing and driving) - 148 hours
  • Backing up - 20 hours per student
  • Driving - 20 hours per student

Admission Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Valid drivers license from state of residence.
  • Be able to read and speak English clearly as required by federal law.
  • Obtain a Class-A Commercial Learner's Permit from state of residence.
  • Have a current DOT physical from a certified medical examiner.
  • Documentation of passing a DOT pre-employment drug screen at a certified collection facility.

Metropolitan Community College has 2 locations

  • Metropolitan Community College location

    Metropolitan Community College
    10407 State Street
    Omaha, NE 68122
    531-622-5800

  • Metropolitan Community College location

    Metropolitan Community College
    3200 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    816-604-1000

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