CDL – Training & Testing Options

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Date(s) - July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024


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This is how the CDL process looks with the new Entry Lever Driver’s Training requirement put into effect February 7, 2022.

Step 1: Get your Commercial Learner’s Permit at a local Driver’s License Station or Courthouse.

Step 2: Register online at the bottom of this page.  Cost $150.00.

Step 3: Complete the 17.5 hours of online ELDT Theory at your leisure for Class A or B.

Step 4: Contact us to schedule the next available time to come to NCC to do the Behind the Wheel Range and Road portions of the ELDT.

Step 5: Come to campus to complete your BTW training consisting of 2-3 days depending on your skills, knowledge and abilities. Cost: $1,345.00

Step 6: Test with a DOT Examiner on campus (or at a local DOT station).

Step 7: GO get your Commercial Driver’s License!

CDL ELDT Theory – Online

This is the initial step to completing your Entry Level Drivers Training. The FMSCA’s new Entry Level Driver’s Training (ELDT) rule took effect on Feb 7, 2022. Under the new rule, entry level drivers (drivers who are applying for an initial CDL, upgrading a current CDL, or obtaining a Haz Mat, Passenger or School Bus endorsement) must successfully complete a prescribed program of Theory and Behind the Wheel instruction prior to taking a CDL test. This training must be provided by a school or entity listed on the FMSCA’s Training Provider Registry. This training will consist of approximately 17.5 hours of online Theory training provided by a third-party contractor. This portion will involve over 30 sessions meeting the requirements of the FMSCA as defined in 383.91(a)(1). Each session requires a proficiency level of 80%.

After registering for the class, you will receive a link to the online course within 1-3 business days from JJ Keller. A study/training textbook is available upon request. Additional fees may be applied for shipping. Please contact the NCC Continuing Education office if you are interested.

After you complete the online Theory class, please contact the NCC Continuing Education office at 712-324-5061 to schedule the Behind the Wheel training.

Register below for the CDL ELDT Theory online class only!

For more information
Call David Van Egdom 800-352-4907 ext. 119

Class A or B – CDL Testing

NOTE: Testing is allowed ONLY if exempt from ELDT and/or only if you have previously had CDL.

NCC offers certified DOT testing for individuals seeking to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License using an NCC-provided vehicle. There are three required tests that must be taken in the following order: Vehicle Inspection, Skills Test, and Road Test.

Prior to testing, the participant must take the required written/computer tests at your local driver’s license station to obtain a Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP). You must have your CLP a minimum of 14 days prior to testing for your license.

NOTE: This option is only available for those who are Exempt from Entry Level Driver’s Training OR have already competed the ELDT.

3 tests – $100 each.
Upon successfully passing all three CDL tests, you may obtain your CDL at any driver’s license issuance location. Retests, if needed, can also be administered for an additional fee.

For more information or to register
Call David Van Egdom 800-352-4907 ext. 119

Company Training

If you have special needs, or a group of employees that want or need their CDL, we can help! We can offer you options for training to prepare you for your DOT testing from the ground up. Please call and visit about how we can help you specifically!

For more information or to register
Call Sawyer Wieseler 800-352-4907 ext. 104

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