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Somerset Comm Tech College CDL

230 Airport Rd, Somerset, KY 42501

(606) 451-6719 | Website

Commercial Drivers License Training

The Commercial Driver's License (CDL) program is offered through Workforce Solutions at HCTC in Hazard, KY. The CDL program is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience in preparation for an entry-level position in the trucking industry. As part of the program, participants will receive:

A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical

CDL learner's permit and endorsement preparation

DOT rules and regulations

Log books

Training in map reading, trip planning and vehicle operation

Class A road test

The full-time program is four weeks, four days a week. Classes start every Monday and are available on weekends and evenings.

Individuals must be able to read and write the English language, be at least 18 years of age, be able to meet the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) physical requirements, and pass a DOT drug test. Must have a valid Kentucky Driver's License.

The truck driving industry is currently experiencing a shortage of drivers.

Following Completion of training, entry level-truck drivers can earn an average of $36,000 $40,000 the first year.

160 hour Class A CDL Training Program

Included in fees: Permit/License, DOT, Physical/Drug Test


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