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Ilisagvik College

100 Stevenson St, Barrow, AK 99723

(907) 852-3333 | Alt: (800) 478-7337 | Website

Take the wheel… take control of your future!

Meet community workforce needs with a career in these high-demand fields! The CDL/Heavy Truck Operations program provides training in the safe operation and practical maintenance of a Class 8 tractor-trailer combination. Students will receive certificates indicating specific competencies upon completion of program requirements.

Students will become familiar with basic operation and control system functions of heavy equipment and standard operating procedures as well as other duties required of a heavy equipment operator. This equipment will be operated in a controlled environment for the first four weeks of instruction. The last two weeks, students operate in real-life simulation. This course includes classroom and outdoor usage of basic construction surveying techniques utilizing the National Council for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum.

CDL/Heavy Truck Operations

As part of the Heavy Equipment endorsement, students will have the opportunity to successfully complete the Alaska Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class A Unrestricted road exam. Students will complete the Department of Transportation Medical Examination requirements for licensure.

Heavy Equipment Operations

As part of the Heavy Equipment endorsement, students will have the opportunity to successfully complete the Alaska Commercial Driver License (CDL) road exam for a Class B vehicle with air brakes; Class B Passenger vehicle with hydraulic brakes; both with an automatic transmission restriction. Students will complete the Department of Transportation Medical Examination requirements for licensure.


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