Straight Truck (CDL Class B) 5 credit Certificate
The Straight Truck program prepares learners to earn a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL). As a Class B professional truck driver, learners will be responsible for the safe, efficient delivery of goods between locations. Learners will spend time behind the wheel learning how to maneuver trucks into tight parking spaces, through narrow alleys and into different unloading scenarios. Learners will develop backing and driving skills through classroom, lab, range and roadway experiences. Communications with fellow drivers, dispatchers, shippers, mechanics and law enforcement personnel will also be covered. In addition, learners will learn how to complete the necessary paperwork and appropriate inspections. Learners will learn skills to obtain certifications needed for a Class B CDL, as well as advanced skills and driving habits to ensure safety. Those successfully completing the program will have obtained a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL).
Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.
Before you apply, you should know
- This program is currently offered at NTC’s CDL Training Center at 1204 W. Taylor St. in Merrill, WI.
- In order to obtain a commercial driver’s license after completion of this program, you will be required to provide proof of legal status or citizenship.
- Maintaining a valid and clean driving record is important for your success in this industry.
- There are other costs that may be associated with this program, including: Federal Medical Card ($80-150), Commercial Learner Permit Fee ($21), Drug & Alcohol Screening ($65), State CDL Exam Fee ($150).
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We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.