Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Earn a Commercial Driver’s License as a major step toward job security, flexibility and upward mobility.

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Train for a Fast-Growing CDL Career

Truck drivers and commercial vehicle operators enjoy flexible, reliable work that allows them to travel locally, regionally and nationally. CCWA’s commercial driver’s license courses have helped Virginians advance in these careers for over two decades, training workers for companies like VA Eagle, ABC, Green Rock, Dory Foods and many more.

This comprehensive program will provide the skills and opportunities needed to be successful in a truck driving career.  Our industry experts assist graduates with job placement for local, regional and over-the-road positions.  This course will certify an individual to drive Class A commercial motor vehicles. 

The Community College Workforce Alliance offers funding options that students or job seekers can take advantage of to kickstart their career at low or no cost. And thanks to the efficiency of our programs, you’ll be ready to hit the road in just a few weeks. Contact us at or 804-706-5256 for more information.

Truck Driver Training (CDL)

All classes are held from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekday Training / Monday – Friday:
Classes meeting in Chester:

Jan 10-Feb 18
Jan 24-March 4
Feb 7-March 18
Feb 21-April 1
March 7-April 15
March 21-April 29
April 4-May 13
April 18-May 27
May 2-June 10
May 16-June 24

Weekend Training / Saturday & Sunday:
Classes meeting in Chester:

Nov 13, 2021-Mar 6, 2022
Jan 8-April 10
Feb 12-May 22
March 19-July 10
April 30-Aug 10
June 11-Sept 25

Classes meeting in Goochland:

March 28-May 6


In-demand jobs

Short-term training

Short-term, hands-on training

Connection to trucking

Connection to national trucking associations

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Takeaway Skills

  • Tractor trailer operation
  • Road safety
  • Handling commercial equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of the program?
The cost of the program is $4500 however, we offer different funding options. Depending on which one(s) you are eligible for, CDL training can be free. Reach out directly to see if you qualify.
How long is the program?
The curriculum is delivered in 160 hours (20 days).
Can you help me get a job?
Job placement is not guaranteed but CCWA has partnerships with many companies and can provide aid in preparing for apprenticeship opportunities or job interviews.

Contact Us Contact us to learn more about how you can utilize CCWA’s offerings and receive the best available pricing for current courses.

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