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 six weeks for a total of 240 documented instructional hours and will qualify you to drive a tractor trailer.

    Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B is two weeks for a total of 80 documented instructional hours and will qualify you to drive a Box Truck.

    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


    Course Date: May 7 - Jun 15

    Monday through Friday, 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 and return it to SCC Corporate & Community Education at the Tracy Gaines Building.

    Course Fees:

    Class A CDL Tuition - $3,999

    Class B CDL Tuition - $2,299

    Career Pathways Scholarships may be available for this class.

    If you are interested in financial assistance to attend, please download and complete the Career Pathways Scholarships form. The completed form can be emailed to the Dean of Corporate & Communication, Robert Leslie, at Or you may bring the form to our office at the SCC Central Campus, Tracy Gaines Building.

    For more information, please call 864-592-4900.