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
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