No matter your mode of transportation - car, truck, bus or motorcycle – we have the training you need to operate it safely. Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions offers various transportation course options at locations throughout northeast Iowa.

Commercial Vehicles

Truck Driving

Commercial truck driving offers you the freedom of the open road and the stability of an in-demand career. Northeast Iowa Community College offers the Semi-Truck Driving program that can be completed in just a few short weeks through online classes and a hands-on driving skills lab. Tuition assistance for those who qualify.

Certified Testing Site 

Northeast Iowa Community College Peosta Campus is an Iowa Department of Transportation certified testing site for Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL). You must hold a Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) for at least 14 days before you can complete the required three tests; Pre-Trip, Skills and Road. We recommend scheduling your testing session once you receive your CLP. Call us today to schedule your testing session and for more information.

Class B CDL with Bus and Passenger Endorsements

Obtain your Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with bus and passenger endorsements to safely operate a school bus. 80 hours of classroom, online and driving instruction will cover basic bus operations, safe and advanced operating practices, vehicle and non-vehicle maintenance (e.g. using a fire extinguisher). Contact NICC for more details on the required training prerequisites.

Driver Education

Driver education significantly reduces teen traffic accidents and tickets. Northeast Iowa Community College driver education courses teach novice drivers the knowledge and driving skills necessary to become safe, low-risk, responsible drivers. The class satisfies the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements. Learn more about Driver Education

Recreational Vehicles

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course

This learn-to-ride safety program addresses basic motorcycle knowledge, rider perception and risk management, and includes online, 5 hours of classroom and 10-hours of hands-on riding instruction.

Moped Rider Course

This course is classroom-only and is required by the state of Iowa for students 14 years of age or older without a driver's license. Students learn the rules of the road, safe driving skills and laws governing moped use. To attend the Moped Rider course you must be a minimum 13 years of age.

Both motorcycle and moped rider courses are available at multiple locations with varying schedules to fit your busy schedule. Search for Recreational Vehicle Courses.

Mandated Driving

Impaired driving classes, provided by the Department of Transportation, help reduce the risk of future accidents on the roadways. Our Defensive Driving class from the National Safety Council is one of the most widely used driver safety programs in the world. The courses train drivers in collision prevention techniques while promoting courtesy and cooperation on the road. Successful completion of these courses may qualify drivers for ticket dismissal and/or insurance discounts. Search for mandated driving courses.