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Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program
The most affordable CDL Program in Maine!
Eastern Maine Community College’s Commercial Drivers License (CDL) program can get you on the road in as little as 10 weeks. Our program focuses on safety and real-world driving experience. Classes held year-round.
Job title: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
Top employers for this job in Maine:
- Roehl Transport
- J.B. Hunt Transportation
- Western Express
Starting Salary Range: $40,000 – $50,000
Upcoming Dates and Location
|Start Date – Full Course||End Date – Full Course||Start Dates – Road & Range||End Dates – Road & Range|
|7/11/22 (subject to change due to holiday week)||8/16/22||7/18/22 (subject to change due to holiday week)||8/16/22|
- Clean Driving Record – You can check your 3-year driving record here
- Ability to pass random drug screenings
- Immunization Records (MMR and Diphtheria/Tetanus within past 10 years)
DOT Physical, Alcohol/Substance Screening: $167 – required. Concentra Authorization for Examination Form
Textbook: $60 – Trucking: Tractor-Trailer Driver Handbook and Workbook by Alice Adams. Available at the EMCC Bookstore.
CDL Learner’s Permit: $70 – Application, payment, and test date scheduled during first week of class
Endorsements (optional but strongly recommended): $20 each. $60 total.
- Hazardous materials
- Tank vehicles
- Double/triple trailers
TOTAL PROGRAM COST: $5,357
Grant Funding Assistance
Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation
Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan, KDonovan@emdc.org, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements
Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.
Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.
HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall, Suzanne.email@example.com, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703.