Commercial Driving

Northern Maine Community College’s Commercial Driving Academy is a State of Maine licensed tractor-trailer driving school.  This course is designed to train you to become a professional truck driver.  You will learn exactly what it takes to be a responsible driver and how to handle a tractor and trailer safely and efficiently.

Upcoming Courses

January 9, 2017 (click here for course brochure)

January 2017 CDL advertisement

Call Today to Schedule an Interview!
Dennis Dyer, Commercial Driving Coordinator, 207-768-2769  or
Leah Buck, Assistant Dean of Continuing Education, at 207-768-2768

Endorsements

Classroom instruction will include log books, trip planning, hazmat, and other endorsements for your commercial driving license (CDL).  You will gain hands-on experience both on the driving range and on the road.  NMCC’s Commercial Driving Academy provides a prospective commercial driver with the training necessary to operate a tractor-trailer rig in a safe, skilled manner.

Endorsements Possible 
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Tank Vehicle
  • Double/Triple Trailer

Admission Requirements

  • Personal interview
  • Valid Maine Driver’s License and a copy of your driving record*
  • Pre-entrance alcohol and controlled substance screen (test must be negative)
  • DOT physical in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier safety regulations, found to be qualified
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Immunization record **
* Driving record will be reviewed in order to meet eligibility requirements.
** MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella or titre indicating immunity) and  Diphtheria/tetanus given within past 10 years.
Also NOTE: Students will be required to provide their own protective clothing (e.g. steel toe shoes)
Latest Graduates from the Commercial Driving Program, October 2016

Latest Graduates from the Commercial Driving Program, October 2016 with Instructor Wayne Fox (far left): Derek Page; Tony Robbins; and Troy Lausier.  All students found driving jobs immediately after graduation.  Congratulations!