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Commercial Driving (CDL)

Colorfully-wrapped CDL semi-trailer with program director and instructor standing in front, smilingBSC’s Continuing Education (CE) and TrainND will provide you with a well-rounded education that prepares you for both parts of the commercial driver's license exam. You will enter the program having obtained your Class A Commercial Driver’s License permit, including passing of the knowledge, airbrake and combination tests. Our training course will start with coursework in truck driving safety, driving techniques, and North Dakota driving laws. Then, you will practice your truck driving skills under the watchful eye of a certified driving instructor.

This course is approved for funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Vocational Rehabilitation, and education benefits from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). WIOA funding is designed to provide training for unemployment and some underemployed individuals to gain in-demand career skills. Vocational Rehabilitation funding will provide training and employment services to individuals with disabilities so they can become and remain employed. Department of Veterans Affairs funding provides education benefits to help veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling. To inquire about eligibility, utilize the following resources:
Our Commercial Driving (CDL) course is a three-week, 120-hour course. The maximum class size is limited to 4 to allow for a 4:1 student to instructor ratio. The course fee is $4995. Starting in January 2022, the course fee will increase to $5495. Our Commercial Driving (CDL) course is a three-week, 120-hour course. The maximum class size is limited to 4 to allow for a 4:1 student to instructor ratio. The course fee is $4995.
 
The registration process typically takes 1-3 weeks, depending upon how quickly you progress through the course prerequisites process.

 

 2021 CDL Info Sheet 
 
   
 

 

TrainND Program Manager:
Brian Ellersick, (701) 224-5683
brian.ellersick@bismarckstate.edu