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Professional truck driving course to be held at Northeast Community College

Professional truck driving course to be held at Northeast Community College

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer another intensive six-week Professional Truck Driving course beginning in early late February.

The course (TRDR 5100/20S & CRN #70019/70020) will be held Monday-Friday, February 24-April 3, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Utility Line/Truck Driving building, Room 104, directly east of Northeast’s main campus in Norfolk.

In this course, students will learn to operate articulated vehicles in a training environment that includes driving on city streets, two-lane and interstate highways. The program includes 240 contact hours, 44-plus hours of behind the wheel training and 190 hours of classroom, lab and observation.

Students will go for night drives and long runs. This means being gone for a week, overnights and
14-hour days.

Cost for the course, with Ed Lewis and Ryan Cook the instructors, is $1,995. Tuition does not include the cost of books, Department of Transportation physical, drug screen, MVR report, learner’s permit or the CDL license. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, call (402) 844-7245.

To register for the course, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000. Pre-registration is required.

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