A regional workforce solution to the demand for Commercial Truck Drivers in the combined service areas of Chatham, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Moore, and Randolph counties.

The Commercial Driver License (CDL) course prepares students for the Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL). Instruction includes theory, and practical hands-on behind-the-wheel operation of tractor trailers preparing students to safely operate tractor trailer vehicles on the road to and from pickup and delivery points. Emphasis is placed on defensive driving, Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations, trip planning, cargo handling, vehicle systems, hours of service, vehicle inspection, and accident prevention. Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate the skills required for the commercial driver license and employment.

Please select from the schools below for information on class schedules and registration:

If you need additional information, please complete the General Inquiry Form.


Are scholarships available?

Scholarships may be available. For assistance, contact:

How long is the course?

The Commercial Truck Driver course totals 428 hours, and is 10-weeks total. Check all course schedules at:

What is required for registration?

A Commercial Learner Permit (Class A) is required. Contact us to receive instructions for completing a DOT Physical and DOT Drug and Alcohol screen.

Do I need a High School Diploma or GED to take the course?

No. Registrants must be able to read and write proficiently.

Can I register for CDL training if I have a felony?


Will you assist with job placement?

Recruiter(s) may visit to speak with students about employment opportunities.

What type of equipment will be used for training?

  • Range Training: Single axle day cab tractor with a 53’ semi-trailer
    Single axle road tractor with a 53’ semi-trailer
  • Road Training: Tandem axle road tractor with a 53’ semi-trailer

If you are interested in this course please complete the General Inquiry Form.

Workforce Solutions

If you are an employer with a need for drivers, and/or are interested in how we can provide workforce solutions, please complete the Employer Interest Form and a representative will contact you.


Darrell McLaurin,
Coordinator, Truck Driver Training Program

Lantz Lackey,
Lead Instructor, Truck Driver Training Program