Truck Driver Training Program
Truck Driver Training Program
Southside Virginia Community College Worforce Development

The Truck Driver Training curriculum prepares individuals to test for Commercial Driver's License (CDL}. This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles.

The course work includes:

  • Motor vehicle laws and regulations
  • Defensive driving
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Freight handling
  • Safety procedures
  • Highway driving
  • Daily logs
  • Map Reading and Trip Planning
  • Security and fire protection

Training range exercises and classroom lectures are used to develop the student's knowledge and skills.

TUITION: $1,500*

2016 Training Schedule

*Must be a Virginia resident to qualify. Certain restrictions apply.

Pickett Park - Blackstone, VA

  • September 12th, 2016 - October 20th, 2016

The Truck Driver Training School - Emporia

  • November 7th, 2016 - December 17th, 2016

South Boston, VA

  • September 19th, 2016 - October 27th, 2016
  • November 14th, 2016 - December 22nd, 2016

All classes run: 7AM-5PM, Monday-Thursday

For more information and tuition assistance information contact:

Susan Early, SVCC Occupational Tech Center, Pickett Park, at 434-292-3101 or

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