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Bus Driver Training On Road Driving
with Ray Dyer
After completion of the above course, and/or once you have obtained your permit, you can register with Merrymeeting Adult Education to complete your on-road driving requirement. The cost for this is $285 which includes the use of a bus and an instructor for 10 hours. Eligible candidates will be reimbursed for the cost of this class if they are hired by MSAD #75 to be a school bus driver. No discounts. Once you have registered for this class you will be contacted by the instructor with a schedule.
Career Exploration Workshop
with Erica Quin-Easter from New Ventures Maine
Join New Ventures Maine in this introductory workshop to assess your career interests, gather information about potential career paths, and research your career(s) of choice, including pay, rate of job growth, potential employers, training required, etc. We will use ONET, an online website of the U.S. Department of Labor, to gather this information. For more information, please call Paul Elisha, Academic Advisor at 729-7323.
Commercial Driving License Class B
with Maranacook Adult Education
In partnership with KVCC and SMCC, Maranacook AdultEducation will be off ering the CDL Class B training (dumptruck or bus) for free to 20 participants during the Januaryclass. Jan. 14-18, 21-25, Jan 28-Feb 1. Monday through Friday,6-9 p.m. Make-up days will be Feb. 4 and 5 for students whomiss class. February 6, 7 and 8 are extra snow days in case classis cancelled. Call the Maranacook Adult Education offi ce at685-4923, Ext. 1065, leave your name and number, statingyour interest. Th e course will prepare you to meet Maine DMV requirements and consists of 42 hours of classroom instructionto prepare you for the CDL license process, including writtenand skills exam. 30 hours of one-on-one road/range instructionwill prepare you for the road test. Driving time arrangedindividually with instructor. In addition to the cost of thecourse, a $35 permit fee, payable to the Secretary of State, is due by the second class. Additional endorsements are $10 each. Forthe bus driving endorsement, you must be over 21, have a cleandriving record and get a physical exam. Classes run for threeweeks. Instructor: Nancy Frost Mon.-Fri. starting Jan. 14, 6-9 p.m. for 3 weeksLocation: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield Cost: $2,300 or see January free class