Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Training

  • Employment of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow!

    As the economy grows, the demand for goods will increase and more truck drivers will be needed to keep supply chains moving.

    Spartanburg Community College Truck Driver Training Program is dedicated to preparing individuals for careers in the truck driving industry, to help meet the fast growing needs for qualified professional truck drivers. Your decision to enroll and acceptance to Spartanburg Community College Truck Driver Training Program will get you started toward a financially rewarding and gratifying career. It is our objective to help each individual reach their goal of a more secure, productive future, by becoming the kind of professional driver every company is looking for.

    Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A is five weeks for a total of 160 documented instructional hours and will qualify you to drive a tractor trailer. 

    The training program includes:

    • Orientation
    • Pre-trip Inspection
    • Coupling and Uncoupling
    • Straight-line Backing
    • Alley Dock Backing
    • Parallel Parking
    • Shifting and Maneuvering
    • Road Driving
    • Safety
    • Defensive Driving
    • Log Book
    • DOT Rules and Regulations
    • CDL Examination Preparation and Testing
    • Job Placement Assistance

     

    Next Course Dates:  

    August 5 – October 11 | 6pm – 10pm
    September 9 - October 10 | 8am - 5pm
    October 14 - November 14 | 8am - 5pm
    November 14 - December 18 | 8am - 5pm

    The above classes are held at SCC's Tyger River Campus, Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, with night driving hours scheduled as necessary to meet state requirements.

    Course Fees:

    Class A CDL Tuition - $4,399 - Tuition/scholarship funds are available for this course.

    All interested students must contact Mary Clare Gallagher at gallagherm@sccsc.edu or 864-592-4429 to schedule an appointment. We are located at the SCC Central Campus, Tracy Gaines Building, Office G-17.

    Note: A CLP (Commercial Learner's Permit), Background Check and DOT physical are required prior to enrollment in class.