Truck Driver Training (CDL) | HCTC

Truck Driver Training (CDL)

Learn to drive a truck! Our program teaches students to safely operate trucks and gives them a working knowledge of the trucking industry and its regulations.

Program Contact
Tommy Couch
Program Coordinator
(606) 487-5721
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What is Truck Driver Training or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)?

HCTC’s CDL training will prepare to drive tractor trailer trucks, apply knowledge of commercial driving regulations, maintain truck logs according to state and federal regulations, and inspect trucks and equipment. Students will earn the Class A Commercial Driver’s License (with 160 hours of training) and will be able to start in an entry-level position in the trucking industry. Once you complete the course, you will be awarded the CDLA I certificate. The training course can be completed in as little as four weeks. This accelerated training program is provided by HCTC's Workforce Solutions department.

This program is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience. Our training course includes everything you will need. The benefits include:

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical/Drug Screen
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Learner's Permit
  • Department of Transportation Rules and Regulations
  • Kentucky CDL Manual
  • Map Reading Assistance
  • Trip Planning Guidelines
  • CDL Road Test

Cost of the course is $3500.00, however, additional fees for physical, drug screen, permit and licensing fees are not included in tuition price. Tuition assistance may be available for those who qualify.


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CDL Training Schedule

Start Date End Date

June 3rd 

August 5th 

(Evening Class) August 26th

July 1st 

September 2nd 

(Evening Class) October 2nd 

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Professional Licensure Disclosure

This program meets state and authorization for Kentucky residents. If you live or plan to live outside of the state of Kentucky, consult with you state's licensing/ certification board to determine if your chosen path of study will meet their requirements. After successful completion of the Program at Hazard Community and Technical College, the graduate is able to obtain the CDLA I to gain licensure. KCTCS and HCTC continuously reviews licensure information and provides information about state's licensure status, search your state and program.

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