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​​​​​The DMACC Transportation Institute Commercial Vehicle Operator Training course is comprised of two separate courses; an online theory course and a behind the wheel driving course. The total program is 160 hours and meets the FMCSA standards and regulations for Entry-Level Driver Training.

Online Theory Course: This is a completely online course that students will complete at their own pace, from home, or anywhere with a reliable internet connection. The theory course takes a minimum of 40 hours and maximum of 90 days to complete. This online course is a prerequisite to being able to start the behind the wheel driving course.

Behind the Wheel Course:​ This is a 3 week course where students will be trained and master the skills maneuvers on our concourse as well as the road driving. DMACC is an authorized Iowa DOT 3rd Party testing provider, so upon successful completion of the course, our students will be tested “in house” and able to obtain their CDL quickly.​  

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Public Notice of Title VI Program Rights 

The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with the non-discrimination requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related Nondiscrimination authorities.  Title VI and related Nondiscrimination authorities stipulate that no person in the United States of America shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or Limited English Proficiency be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Any person who desires more information regarding DMACC’s Title VI Program can contact its Title VI Coordinator – Sharon Bittner -- at the address noted below.
Any person who believes they have, individually or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or Limited English Proficiency has the right to file a formal complaint.  Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted within 180 days following the date of the alleged occurrence to:         

Sharon Bittner    
Des Moines Area Community College
2006 S Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA  50023