Course Description: This course will provide students with the knowledge necessary to pass the Federal and State of Minnesota Commercial Driver's License Permit.
General knowledge test
Air brake test
Combination vehicle test
Pre-trip vehicle inspection test
Transporting passengers safety test
School bus endorsement test
8 week commitment
CASAS Reading test score of 221+ or TABE D Reading test score of 5.0-12.5
Valid drivers license with a clean driving record
No DWI’s, no speeding tickets in the last five years. No accidents in the last three years
21 years of age
Ability to sit for long periods of time
Next steps and additional career information:
Upon completion of this course students will need to take the behind the wheel training to complete their CDL. This training can be completed at Dakota County Technical College or through an independent trucking company, who will provide the behind the wheel training once hired.