Class B CDL

The Class B CDL program is a 7-week competency based program that focuses on classroom work, vehicle inspection, pre-trip planning, maintaining daily logs, handling and documenting cargo, employer and public relations, industry regulation, and driving time.

Although the course is non-credit, participants are graded on attendance, understanding regulations, keeping logbooks, pre-trip inspection, using outisde mirrors, range skills, and road skills.


The schedule for the 7-week course (depending on weather and scheduled days off) is as follows:

  • The first 4 weeks are in the classroom; Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • The last 3 week s consist of driving 2 nights a week
  • Every Saturday for 7 weeks from 6:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

***A driving permit is required prior to driving***


Students who successfully complete the program earn a certificate of course completion as well as their New Hampshire Class B CDL driver's license. New Hampshire CDL testing is done here on site.

Non-Refundable Deposit:     $350
Tuition:                              $3,850
Tuition Total:                     $4,200

**Approximate Additional Costs:                    $190
Total Estimated Cost for CDL-B Program:  $4,390

**NOTE: Students are responsible for purchasing required books and maps (approximate cost $90). Students are also responsible for the State testing fees (approximate cost $100).


  • Obtain a certified copy of Driving Record from NH Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Make an appointment to sign up for the class
  • Bring your Driving Record for approval
  • Once approved, submit a $350 non-refundable deposit
  • Complete and sign Lakes Region Community College registration forms
  • A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and pre-employment drug screen appointment will be scheduled
  • After successfully completing the DOT screening, $4,200 tuition is due
  • Complete CDL Pre-requirements list before the first class

PLEASE NOTE: A college application and application fee are not required for the CDL class

For more CDL Information:

Jeffrey Bonan
Phone: 603-366-5273

Nancy Marcoux
Phone: 603-366-5236

Mike Rowell
Phone: 603-366-5259

Michael Parker
Phone: 603-366-5241