CDL Class B License Course

(with school bus endorsement option)
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Registration cost: $3,500.00

Students who qualify will be able to take this class for FREE! Also students who do not qualify for the free class are still eligible to finance the class through a 0% interest loan. For more information please contact dmacdonald@rsu39.org or call 207-493-4272.

Starting Date: September 12, 2022

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturdays

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

This CDL (Class B) class prepares students to meet the Maine DMV Class B driving requirements. A Class B license will allow you to drive a dump truck, box truck, and other CDL vehicles that meet the weight requirements. School Bus and Passenger Bus endorsements will also be included if so desired, in order to drive those vehicles.

The course consists of 42 hours of classroom instruction to prepare students is required to prepare for the state CDL Class B written and skills exam and 30 hours of driving instruction to prepare students for the state road test. An additional 20 of classroom is also provided for the school bus endorsement.

The registration fee covers:  class and drive time, permit fee, bus endorsement, DOT physical examination, one state driving test (including use of the vehicle for testing purposes) and drug testing.

If financial assistance is needed to help you reach your educational goals, the HOPE Program currently has openings. Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Family Independence offers The Higher Opportunities for Pathways to Employment (HOPE) Program to qualifying parents who are pursuing training and education beyond high school that results in industry-recognized certificates or licenses. To learn more about the HOPE Program and to see if you qualify for this student financial support program, please visit the HOPE website at: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/hope or call (207) 624-4170.

You may be eligible for workforce development funding the ACAP for this training.  Please contact Kathy Williams at 207-554-4137 to see if you qualify and check it out here: https://www.acap-me.org/programs/workforcedevelopment/.

Also, students who do not qualify for financial assistance are still eligible to finance the course with MMTA Education Loan Program through a 0% interest loan, check it out here: https://www.mmta.com/loan/.