The Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training Program is designed to prepare students for the New Mexico CDL written examination to obtain the Class “A” CDL operator License to become a commercial truck driver. Students will receive classroom instruction and hands-on experience behind the wheel from an ENMU-Roswell CDL Licensed instructor and internship experience in various industry settings. Instruction is based on the New Mexico CDL Manual which includes Pre-trip Inspection, Backing Skills and Air Brakes. Also covered are hours of service, weight and balance, and city and highway driving. Safety is emphasized as well as equipment knowledge based on State and Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations.
A Certificate of Employability (17 credit hours) is provided upon successful completion of the CDL training program. Students must be 18 years of age, have a valid New Mexico driver’s license and U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residence status in the United States, and pass the Department of Transportation (DOT) medical exam and drug screening.