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Contracted Education

Learn how to safely operate and maintain commercial and oversized vehicles.
A combination of theory and lab practice is used in CDL training, which takes less than three months to complete.
Complete the training and become eligible to take the state licensure exam.

Financial assistance may be available through the Northern Area Workforce Development Board.


Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Program

Offered Year Round

Two week Theory - in -class study for permit test prep
Plus three weeks lab / driving time - hands - on training

CDL Brochure


Cost Breakdown

For CDL Training — All CDL Classes

Tuition (7hrs @ 43/hr) $301
Registration fee $25
Lab fee / driving test / fee $2000
Med. Exam & UA (paid to physician – not included) $130
Total Tuition / Fees $2456

Note: MVD fees (not included) $10/permit; $15/license


Process

  • Complete an online application to be admitted to attend LCC
  • Enroll in CDL classes by visiting the CDL Admin Office at Luna’s Main Campus (call for best times to visit)
  • Arrange for payment (payment plan / WorkForceNM / HELPNM / DVR / Employer)

NOTE: A copy of the following is required to be on file in the CDL Office in order to participate in the driving portion of the CDL trainings (and they should be obtained during the same time frame as the Class portion, not before, as they are time-sensitive).

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Current CDL permit (Class A)
  • Drug test results
  • DOT Physical/Medical Card (This Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination must be conducted by a licensed “medical examiner” listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry.)

Retesting Fee

If the student does not pass the first driving test, or only needs to be tested in their own truck, there is a Fee of $250, payable to DACC. Another test will be scheduled ONLY when the $250 has been paid.


Contact Information

Advisor

Karen Wezwick
Phone 505-454-5308 (Ext. 1207) or
1-800-588-7232 Ext. 1207

CDL Manager

Tracy Morales
505-454-2533 (Ext. 1205)