Commercial Driver's License

Learn to drive the big rigs and prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test.

Companies are experiencing a shortage of drivers. PVCC’s professional truck driving program consists of classroom instruction, various backing maneuvers, equipment and safety checks and on-the-road training. This comprehensive 160-hour program not only provides the skills you need, it also includes lifetime free job placement assistance to graduates and lifetime refresher training.

Prerequisites: CDL Learner’s Permit and VDOT physical exam, cost not included in the tuition.

What is the employment outlook for a career in Commercial Driving?

Employment of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average of all occupations. As the economy grows, the demand for goods will increase and more truck drivers will be needed to keep supply chains moving.
-Bureau of Labor Statistics

What credentials can I earn through PVCC’s program?

PVCC’s Commercial Driver’s License program prepares you for the CDL license test.

To register for CDL class:

Please contact Mike Marcotte at 434.987.5369 to set up an interview.          

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Financial Assistance

This class may be eligible for financial assistance.

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