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 cdl@ccwa.vccs.edu 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:

Dec 12-Jan 27, 2023
Jan 9-Feb 17
Jan 23-Mar 3
Feb 6-Mar 17
Feb 20-Mar 31
Mar 6-Apr 14
Mar 20-Apr 28
Apr 3-May 12
Apr 17-May 26
May 1-June 9
May 15-June 23
May 30-July 7

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

Jan 7-Apr 16
Feb 11-May 21
Mar 18-Jul 2
April 29-Aug 6

*Financial support is provided for this course to all Virginians, subject to availability.

Jobs

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
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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 interviews.

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