Eligibility Requirements for ‚ÄčNorthern Industrial Training

NIT courses and programs are available to all that meet the eligibility requirements. Please see specific course requirements for each individual course.

CDL Programs

  1. 19 years of age by graduation date
  2. Alaska Driver's License (valid license for at least one year)
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Clean Driving Record: Any one of the following lists of violations on a driving record will prevent a prospective applicant from enrolling in a driving program:
    • Two traffic citations, 15 mph over the posted speed limit in a two-year period.
    • One traffic citation, 15 mph over the posted speed limit with a suspension or revocation in a two-year period.
    • A suspension and a revocation within a two-year period.
    • A total of 10 points on your driving record in the last two years.
    • Any driving under-the-influence (DUI) conviction within the last two years.
    • A total of three moving violations in the last two years.
  5. Department of Transportation (DOT) physical
  6. FMCSA/DOT Drug Test within 10 days prior to class

Heavy Equipment Programs

  1. 18 years of age
  2. Valid Alaska Alaska Driver's License or State Issued ID
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Pre-Participation Physical
  5. DOT Equivalent Drug Test within 10 days prior to class

Welding Programs

  1. 18 years of age
  2. Valid Alaska Alaska Driver's License or State Issued ID
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Pre-Participation Physical
  5. DOT Equivalent Drug Test within 10 days prior to class

Environmental, Health & Safety Programs

  1. 18 years of age
  2. Valid Alaska Alaska Driver's License or State Issued ID
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Pre-Participation Physical
  5. DOT Equivalent Drug Test within 10 days prior to class