Transportation Institute

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Welcome to the DMACC Transportation Institute

Trained truck drivers are in extreme high demand and our graduates are finding themselves more valued than ever in this competitive job market. Recruiters from both local and over the road companies visit our facility weekly and many students obtain jobs even before they graduate. 

Information Packet


Get behind the wheel

​​​​​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.

About Us



Get started today

Here you will find a step-by-step guide for signing up for the DMACC Transportation Institute CDL training courses to get you on the road to an exciting career!

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Class Schedule


Get on the road

The Transportation Institute offers a self-paced Online CDL Theory Course and a Behind the Wheel Driving Course that includes DOT testing for those who successfully complete training.


Other Services


Your specialized training needs

We offer a variety of supplemental courses to fit your individual needs including a Hazardous Materials Endorsement and RV Safety Training.

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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
Title VI Program Rights
2006 S Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023

208​1 NE 54th Ave Des Moines, IA 50313 | Phone: 515-965-7450