HVAC Career Training with Change Course

Commercial Driver

Career Details

A commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is a license specific to driving certain specialized types of vehicles such as buses or tank trucks. This can include heavy, oversized vehicles and those that carry multiple passengers. Whether you see yourself as a long-haul trucker or a school bus driver, you’ll need a CDL for the job.

The DMACC Transportation Institute Commercial Vehicle Operator Training course is comprised of two separate courses; an online theory course and a behind-the-wheel driving course. The total program is 160 hours and meets the FMCSA standards and regulations for Entry-Level Driver Training.

If you’re ready for a career as a commercial driver, you can earn your commercial driver’s license in 6 months or less.

Examples of companies hiring this career path:

  • Dart
  • Deckert Truck Line
  • Yellow
  • CR England
  • UPS

Program Specifics

  • Basic CDL skills test preparation
  • Hands-on training and experience with modern equipment
  • Personal and professional development
  • Earn your CDL Class A certificate
  • Direct networking with potential employers
  • 1-on-1 career coaching

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A better future awaits our leaders after they complete their chosen six-month career training program. Change Course offers 35 life and career skills that can be adjusted according to the need of the Des Moines area job market. Our corporate partners keep us informed of the skills they look for in good job candidates as their needs change.