CDL/Truck Driving Training

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The TrainND course in Truck Driving is designed to give you a good understanding of the trucking industry. You will start with the basics and move up to the finer points of the trade. The focus of the training is to provide knowledge needed for CDL certification. Plus, you will learn to recognize key situations in truck driving with behind-the-wheel experience.

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CDL/Truck Driving 110 Hour Class

CDL/Truck Driving 110 Hour Class

  • 30 hours - Online Classroom Theory
  • 80 hours - Behind the Wheel & Range and Skills Training

Online Classroom Theory - 30 hours

Before the driving portion of the course, the student will need to complete the online theory segment of this course.

  • Consists of 35 training modules and is roughly 30 hours in length. The modules are self-paced so there is the possibility of finishing the modules in less than 30 hours.
  • All modules must be completed with a satisfactory score before moving onto the driving portion of the course.
  • The online theory class will be available four weeks prior to the start of the behind-the-wheel training and students will gain access to the online material once they have registered for a class section below. 

Behind-the-Wheel, Range and Skills Training - 80 hours

The CDL training class meets Monday through Friday for two weeks (10 days) and will consist of 80 hours of behind-the-wheel, range, and skills instruction. Each class will consist of no more than two students to one trainer. Participants will be in class from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. with a half-hour break for lunch. 

Class Requirements

The following items are required for enrollment in the CDL training class:

  • A completed CDL training application and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) release form.
  • A copy of a recent Department of Transportation (DOT) physical. The cost of the physical is not included in the cost of the training; the participant is responsible for the cost of their physical. Any provider who is registered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) can complete the DOT physical.
  • A copy of the participants current North Dakota or Minnesota driver's license.
  • A copy of the participants current North Dakota or Minnesota Class A driver's permit. Those who do not have a valid permit will need to obtain one before applying for this course.
  • Participants who are officially enrolled in the CDL training class will receive authorization paperwork to complete their drug and alcohol test one week prior to the start of class. The cost of this test is included in the cost of the training. If a second test is needed, the student will be responsible for this cost. 

Location: Fargo
Cost: $5,495
Deposit: $1,000 (required at registration and applied toward tuition)

Class Session Dates & Registration

All classes held Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

January 31 - Feb 11 (Online class materials available January 3) 

February 21 - March 4 (Online class materials available January 24)

March 14 - 25 (Online class materials available Feb 14)

Click the button below to select an available session date and start the registration process.

January 31- February 11 

February 21 - March 4

March 14 - 25

January - March Registration

Questions

If you have questions contact Shannon Herman at 701-231-6922 or email shannon.m.herman@ndscs.edu.