This certificate program covers rules and regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration. The program includes: classroom education, behind the wheel training, additional classes for commercial trucking, and general education classes suited towards the trucking industry.
Truck drivers and tractor-trailer jobs are forecast to have a 13% increase in employment through 2018. Professional light truck drivers and those in sales are said to have the second highest increase in demand at 9% growth between 2008 and 2018. As economic growth occurs, there will be an increasing need for trucking services both state and nationwide.
- Valid Driver's License
- Approved Minnesota State Student Vehicle Use Agreement (complete and submit to: Rainy River Community College, Attn. T. Wood, 1501 Highway 71, International Falls, MN 56649)
- DOT Controlled Substance Test RRCC Drug Screen Release - This test to be completed at Essentia Health International Falls Clinic, 283-9431. When calling for an appointment, indicate you are an RRCC CDL student requesting the DOT 5-panel Controlled Substance Test using the Essentia Health Chain of Custody.)
- DOT Physical (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Certified Medical Examiners in International Falls area).