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Commercial Vehicle Operator

at Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The proposed Commercial Vehicle Operations certificate program will prepare the student for the successful acquisition of a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be qualified to sit for the CDL examination. This program will offer instruction in straight trucks and tractor-trailer combinations. Students will log a significant amount of miles behind the wheel and/or through an internship program prior to their graduation.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks 56721

Labor Market Information

  • Light Truck or Delivery Drivers

  • Median wage: $16.04/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers

  • Median wage: $18.56/hour
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • College Vocational Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $23.39/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • School Bus Drivers

  • Median wage: $16.29/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Driver/Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $10.24/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

  • Median wage: $20.13/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: enroll@northlandcollege.edu