HARTINGTON- Northeast Community College will offer a 56-hour training course in Hartington soon for those wishing to earn their CDL license.
CDL Training Course (TRAN 5125/17F & CRN #60253/60254) will meet in Hartington and Norfolk. The classroom portion of the course will take place Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hartington City Offices, 107 W. State St. The driving/testing portion will take place Monday, October 2, through Friday, October 6, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Norfolk campus.
During this CDL training course, students will learn general CDL test information, safe driving practices, transporting cargo, air brakes, pre-trip inspection of truck and preparing for the Driving Skills exam.
Students must be 18 years of age and have a valid Nebraska driver’s license (21 years of age if driver’s license is from another state). Students are also cautioned that the physical requirements for a Class A Commercial Driver License (required for truck-tractor operators) must be consistent with the standards of the United States Department of Transportation. The required drug/alcohol testing (not included in course fee) includes pre-admittance, random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion testing.
Cost of the course, with Ed Lewis and Ryan Cook the instructors, is $730. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistant Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, contact Amy Kaiser at (402) 844-7245.