Workforce Development

Trucking Driver/CDL Training  

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The CDL Training class provides driver license testing information and training for unskilled drivers who wish to have a commercial driver's license (CDL) and endorsements. 


To View our CDL Brochure, click here

To receive a CDL, you must pass knowledge and skill tests. This class will help you in preparing to pass the written and road tests.  Classes are conducted every month.  Certificates are presented upon successful completion of the training.  Trucking recruiters are available to meet with students to provide information regarding job opportunities.

Contact our office for a registration packet or more information: (256) 260-2462. You will need to complete a registration form prior to the training and send to: Calhoun Community College, Attn: Continuing Education/CDL, PO Box 2216, Decatur, AL  35609-2216.

Classes begin each month:

  • March 31 – April 24, 2014 (Mon-Thu)
  • April 28 – May 22, 2014 (Mon-Thu)
  • June 2 – June 26, 2014 (Mon-Thu)
  • July 7 – 31, 2014 (Mon-Thu)
  • August 4 – 28, 2014 (Mon-Thu)

Time:        8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday

Cost:         $2500.00* check or money order

 

* For information concerning WIA funding to cover the cost of this program,  please contact the Alabama Career Center:

                  Decatur    - 256-350-6500
                  Huntsville - 256-851-0537

Hours:       160
Duration:    4 weeks
Location:    Aerospace Training Center, Room 250, Decatur campus    See Campus Map
Instructor:   Mary Smith, 256-366-4810

The first day of class, applicants will need to bring the following to the training:

  •  Payment (money order or check only)
  •  Social Security Card
  •  Current Driver's License
  •  Motor Vehicle Report  - May be obtained from the Department of Public Safty in Huntsville or Sheffield
  •  Department of Transporation Physical and Drug Screen  

If you qualify for WIA funding, do not get a DOT physical and drug screen prior to the start of training; the cost is included in the WIA funding and will be scheduled after training begins.

To Register, Please complete our registration form


For information, email dbass@calhoun.edu or call (256) 260-2462

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3rd Party Testing Available 

 

 

 

 

If you have successfully completed your 3rd party knowledge/written test, contact our office to schedule your 3rd party road test.  This test includes the pre-trip inspection, backing, and the road test.

Appointments are available, email
dbass@calhoun.edu or call (256) 260-2462 to schedule.

Cost:    $150.00, with your truck
             $250.00, with Calhoun's truck

Applicants will need to bring to the testing:

  • 3rd Party Test Form - this may be obtained from the courthouse
  • Payment (money order or check only)  
  • Current Alabama license

If you have a valid CDL license, 40, 80, 120, 160 hour refresher training is available upon request.

Email dbass@calhoun.edu or call 256-260-2462 to schedule.

 

Cost:          $625.00           1 week/40 hours refresher training

                  $1250.00         2 weeks/80 hours refresher training

                  $1875.00         3 weeks/120 hours refresher training

                  $2500.00         4 weeks/160 hours refresher training

 

Applicants will need to bring the following to the training:

 

  • Social Security Card
  • Current Driver's License
  • Motor Vehicle Report - May be obtained from the Department of Public Safety in     Huntsville or Sheffield
  • Department of Transportation Physical and Drug Screen
  • Payment (money order or check only)

40, 80, 120 and 160 Hour Refresher Training

If you have a valid CDL license, 40, 80, 120, 160 hour refresher training is available upon request.

Email dbass@calhoun.edu or call 256-260-2462 to schedule.

 

Cost:          $625.00           1 week/40 hours refresher training

                  $1250.00         2 weeks/80 hours refresher training

                  $1875.00         3 weeks/120 hours refresher training

                  $2500.00         4 weeks/160 hours refresher training

 

Applicants will need to bring the following to the training:

 

  • Social Security Card
  • Current Driver's License
  • Motor Vehicle Report - May be obtained from the Department of Public Safety in     Huntsville or Sheffield
  • Department of Transportation Physical and Drug Screen
  • Payment (money order or check only)