REGISTRATION DATES: Ongoing screening process

CLASS DATES: Generally, full-time classes start every two weeks and part-time classes start every six weeks


Commercial Driver's License Training (CDL)

Full- or Part-Time Training Options

Materials: Students will need access to a computer/laptop and internet.

Yes, you can earn up to $48,000 annually with a Commercial Driver's License!

CDL truckers are in high demand, and the demand is growing. A simple search for CDL jobs in your area will yield thousands of job opportunities. Even better, CDL truckers are in such demand that employers are raising the bar with signing bonuses and great benefits!

If you love the open road, earning your CDL may be a lucrative career option for you! To qualify for Commercial Driver's License Training (CDL) through CVCC Workforce, drivers must pass a DOT physical and drug screening. We offer full- or part-time training options at facilities located in Roanoke, Virginia. First year drivers can earn $38,000-$45,000. Class starts are available bi-weekly! Applications are accepted on an on-going basis throughout the year, and you may be able to obtain your CDL in as few as 20 days!

CVCC Workforce CDL classes are conducted in partnership with CDS Tractor Trailer Training.

Full Tuition: $4,500  (without financial aid option)

Financial Aid Options Available:

Workforce Credentials Grant (WCG) – Student must meet Virginia Domicile criteria. Cost reduced to $1,500
Financial Aid for Noncredit Training leading to Industry Credential (FANTIC) – Funding based on income limits. Cost reduced to $150
Tobacco Commission - Students that meet Virginia Domicile criteria and live in a county or city eligible for funding through the Tobacco Commission. Cost reduced to $750
Other: Additional resources are available through Community Partners. Cost reduced to $0.

Course offerings, dates and times, and locations are subject to change without notice. For up-to-date information, please call the Workforce Development office. Financial Aid funds are limited, and availability of the reduced tuitions costs are contingent upon the allocation and availability of state funds for the program. A student's best option for determining eligibility is to arrange an appointment with Workforce. For information on our cancellation and refund policies, visit our cancellation and refund policies page.