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North Central Missouri Commercial Driving Academy

There is a huge demand for commercial drivers, both locally and nationally! Prepare for a great career right here in north central Missouri. This five-week program meets the new FMCSA requirements for Entry Level Driver Training, allowing students to test for a Commercial Driver’s License and begin earning great wages immediately. Class includes transportation to Commercial Learner Permit testing and provides a truck and trailer for CDL testing.

  • Classes run 5 weeks, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (with 1-hour lunch). New classes every 6 weeks!
  • Class location: North Central Missouri College – Barton Campus in Trenton, MO. The skills and road training take place across north central MO.
  • Students 21 or older receive preference, age 18+ on a space available basis.
  • You will need: acceptable driving record, clean DOT drug test, DOT physical, full payment prior to first class.
  • Cost: $5000. No refunds after Day One of class but in an emergency, we can transfer your registration and payment one-time-only to a later session.
  • For more details, or to get started, contact Dana Lockwood for more information at (660) 359-3948 or [email protected]
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Week 1 – Students will practice for and take the written CLP exam with Airbrake. Students will also be introduced to vehicle controls and pre-trip inspection.

Week 2 – Students will spend time behind the wheel learning to back, maneuver, and park a truck and trailer on the skills pad.

Weeks 3-4 – Under instructor supervision, students will spend time on the road gaining the confidence and experience to pass the CDL skills exam.

Week 5 – More road time followed by the CDL skills exam.


1301 Main St.
Trenton MO, 64683

Hours of Operation
8:00am to 4:30pm Monday – Friday
Select dates for closing can be found on our Academic Calendar


Dana Lockwood


(660) 359-3948


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