CDL Program Application

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Jefferson State’s Center for Workforce Education offers a CDL program and CDL Corporate Simulator Training program. This training provides the skills for immediate employment in an in-demand career field.

CDL Truck Driving Course Application – Jefferson State Community College

Please read thoroughly. Applications must be completed with all required documents uploaded in order to be considered. Successful completion of this application does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Please check email correspondence regularly. We will invite qualified applicants to an interview.  If you have any questions about this program, please email [email protected].

CDL Requirements and Essential Job Functions Include:

The CDL program at Jefferson State will take place at our Chilton-Clanton campus. It is an 6 week long program from 7am-4pm each day Mon – Thurs.

For advising about the program, contact Training Coordinator, Alex Blevins at: [email protected].

Course Fee:  $3,500  **This does not include costs of CDL road testing, books or other materials that may be required to successfully complete this class.**

(Please note that if you do not upload all the required documents at time of application, your application will be considered incomplete.)

  1. Must be 18 years or older with a current Alabama Driver’s License at least a year
  2. High School Diploma or GED
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Read and speak English
  5. DOT Physical long form with DOT Drug Screening (within last 30 days)
  6. DOT Medical Card (within last 30 days)
  7. CDL Class A Permit Prior to Class
  8. MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) (within last 30 days)
  9. 100% Attendance – Class takes place at our Chilton-Clanton campus of Jefferson State. Please see link for direct location and map. Directions to Chilton-Clanton 

Please acknowledge that you have read the CDL Eligibility Requirements and Essential Job Functions listed above for this CDL program.(Required)
Classes are 7am-4pm, Monday through Thursday most weeks. This is a full time program at the Chilton- Clanton campus of Jefferson State Community College. The class is in person. Some classes may be held in the evening. 100% attendance is required. Will you be able to attend class at this location during these dates and times?(Required)
100% Attendance is required for this program. Please note if you have reliable transportation to get to class each day at this location for 6 weeks(Required)
As of the date of this application, will you be at least 18 years old?(Required)
Do you have the ability to self pay?(Required)
Do you have a negative DOT Drug Screen within the last 30 days?(Required)
The ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is required. There are some medical conditions and driving record charges that would prevent an individual from obtaining a CDL. (Please reference the Driver’s License section of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s website for related information for answering this question). Based on your review of the website information, to your knowledge, would you be able to obtain a CDL during the program?(Required)
Do you have any functional disease, psychiatric disorder, physical, mental, or nervous limitations likely to interfere with your ability to drive a Commercial Motor Vehicle safely?(Required)
Potential scholarships are available for the class, you must attend 100% of the class to qualify and keep your scholarship. Are you committed to the attendance requirements?(Required)
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Are you a Veteran?(Required)
Our CDL class is only for individuals who are seeking direct employment. If selected for the class, I agree to go into immediate employment as a CDL driver.(Required)
.I understand that if I do not meet the standards set forth while in the program, I will be dismissed from the program and tuition will not be refunded, per Jeff State's policy on the website. Please read our Class Policies, including our Refund/Withdrawal Policy:
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