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 doc 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: 
    February 4 - March 14
    March 18 - April 18
    April 22 - May 23

    Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, with night driving hours scheduled as necessary to meet state requirements.

    All interested students must complete an application online and submit it to Randall Parnell at or SCC Corporate & Community Education at the Tracy Gaines Building. If you have any questions, please contact 864-592-4900. 

    Course Fees:

    Class A CDL Tuition - $4,399

    Note: A permit and DOT physical are required prior to enrollment in class.