Metropolitan Community College - CDL-A Truck Driving
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CDL-A Truck Driving

general information

Metropolitan Community College offers the highest quality, most cost-effective and up-to-date training available.  Class A and Class B courses are offered with manual and automatic transmission trucks.  Training includes techniques for driving on city streets and highways and preparation for the CDL exam.  Third Party Examiners are on-site.

Program Includes:

  • Course information, review of DMV knowledge exam, potential employment opportunities, and Technical Standards for Commercial Drivers License

Pre-Permit Course:

  • Preparation for Commercial Learners Permit

  • Practice exams for learners permit

  • Information regarding Department of Transportation (DOT) physical/drug screen

Commercial Truck Driving Classes

  • Class A CDL Driver Training: DESL 1300

  • Class A CDL Road Training: DESL 1300L

  • Class B CDL Driver Training: DESL 1305

Class Times

  • Daytime classes meet Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Evening classes meet Monday through Friday, 5:00-10:00 p.m.


Prior to registration, the following information must be provided to the College:

  1. Commercial Learners Permit

  2. Medical Exam from DOT Approved Provider

  3. Drug Screen from DOT Approved Provider

For more information about educational costs and dates, call 531-622-5800

Program news

The Metro Blend Presents: Metro Community College's CDL Program.

Career Outlook 

In the next five years, more than 1,500 new truck drivers will be needed and more than 500 will need to be replacedand that's just in Nebraska. These opportunities include over-the-road and local home-at-night driving jobs.

Earnings outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly earnings of heavy truck and tractor-trailer drivers is $21.00 per hour, with an average annual salary of $43,680.

Class Schedules