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.
October 14 – December 6, 2019
December 30 – February 21
Day Course Schedule: M-F 8 – 4:30 p.m.
Evening & Saturday Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday evenings and selected Saturdays beginning Oct. 22.
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.
- Hazardous Materials
- Tank Vehicle
- Double/Triple Trailer
- 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 **
January 2017 Commercial Driving Academy Graduates 1/9/17 – 3/3/17
L to R:
Jared Theriault; Charlie McLaughlin; Roger Coty; Christopher Mitchell; Gerald Coty; CDL Coordinator, Dennis Dyer; Kevin Jandreau.