Vocational / Technical

Online Registration Form

This entry level (80-hour) course is designed for those seeking a CDL (Class A or B), which is required to drive commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). It includes online coursework, practice range and road time to prepare students on: performing vehicle inspection, basic control of the vehicle, backing up, defensive driving, and hazard awareness. Training and testing will include manual transmission trucks so you will have a NON-RESTRICTED CDL upon successful completion. The course also meets the requirements for “Entry Level Driver Training” as outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), (49 CFR § 380.503).

Mandatory Introduction Session
February 21, 2018
6:00-8:00 PM
Multipurpose Room
SWCC Performing Arts Center
Southwestern Community College
1501 W. Townline St., Creston

Cost: $525
GAP Tuition Assistance Approved for Eligible Applicants Click here to learn more and apply: www.swcciowa.edu/GAP
Approval can take 2-3 weeks so apply early.

Practice Range, Driving, and Testing
Week of March 12, 2018
Dates TBD at February 21 session

Course Requirements
Valid driver’s license
CDL Learner’s Permit
Email address (must be able to access it)
Access to high speed internet

NEW Federal Standards require participants obtain a CDL Permit that includes
successful completion of the General Knowledge, Air Brakes, and Combination Vehicle written tests.
Must have all three completed and your CDL permit by Monday, February 19.

NOTE:  Times and day of week may vary on classes.

New Driver Training
Online Registration Form

Saturday, December 9; 8:30—11:30 am; Creston 
Saturday, February 3; 8:30-11:30 am; Creston
Wednesday, June 20; 8:30-11:30 am; Creston
Cost per driver: $100 - Iowa Resident

Annual Training
Online Registration Form

Fall 2017 Classes 
Wednesday, October 25; 6 - 9 PM; Creston 
Saturday, October 28; 8:30—11:30 am; Creston

Spring 2018 Classes
Wednesday, April 4; 6 - 9 PM; Leon
Wednesday, April 11; 6 - 9 PM; Greenfield
Wednesday, April 18; 6 - 9 PM; Mt. Ayr
Wednesday, June 20; 1:00—4:00 pm; Creston 
Cost per driver: $30 - Iowa Resident