Northeast Community College CDL Training

Introduction to Northeast Community College

At Northeast Community College you will learn the skills necessary to gain a Class A Commercial driver’s license to operate a semi over the road in this six-week course. The noncredit truck driving program teaches you the fundamentals of truck operation, safety and government regulations, and necessary record keeping. During the program, students take the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Commercial Driver's license exams.

What to expect at NCC's Class A CDL Program

  • 190 contact hours of classroom and lab instruction covering such topics as: public and employer relations, accident procedures, extreme driving conditions, hazard perception, regulation agencies (DOT-CVSA-FMCSA), daily logs, fire-fighting, personal health and safety, trip planning, speed and space management, vehicle preventive maintenance, cargo handling and documentation, hazardous materials, basic control of vehicle, coupling and uncoupling, backing and shifting, concourse, city and two-lane highway driving, and other related topics including CDL training and testing.
  • 50 hours of driving (range and street), including accompanying instructor in truck cab and actual driving under supervision.
  • Students are trained in conventional tractor-trailer combination units with ten and thirteen speed transmissions. The number of students is limited to eight per class.

Admission Requirements

  • You must be 21 years of age
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • The ability to pass a physical and drug screening
  • Many employers require a criminal background check.

You will earn a Certificate of Continued Learning upon successful completion of the course.

Veterans

This program is approved for training Veterans

Northeast Community College Location

  • Northeast Community College location

    Northeast Community College
    801 East Benjamin Ave.
    Northfolk, NE 68701
    402-844-7215

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