Truck Driver Training/Commercial Driving License Program

CDL image resizedUpcoming CDL Class at the Chilton-Clanton Campus

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.

Please review the requirements below for upcoming CDL classes at our Chilton-Clanton Campus. Note there are multiple steps in the application process, and candidates should check their emails for ongoing communication.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED*
  • Driver’s License for at least one year
  • Social Security Card
  • Read and Speak English
  • MVR (Motor Vehicle Record)
  • DOT Physical long form with DOT drug screening
  • DOT medical card
  • CDL Class A Permit prior to submitting application
  • 100% attendance M-Th 7:00 am – 4:00 pm for 6 weeks
  • Qualified applicants will make up the 12 students per class.

*If you do not meet this requirement, we encourage you to contact our Adult Education Department.

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.**

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CDLGrad6 23 9872Scholarship Opportunity

Workforce Investment Opportunity Act – (WIOA)

Local Alabama Career Centers provide WIOA scholarship opportunities to qualifying students for some workforce training programs. Eligibility is based on various factors, including income. Contact the Birmingham Career Center at (205) 582-5200 or Ken King at our career center on site at Jefferson State for more information (205) 856-8029 or [email protected].


If you have any additional questions, contact [email protected]  | 205-856-7710

Truck Driver Simulator Training

The Center for Workforce Education offers simulator driver training for our business and industry partners.  Our customized training is built to meet the safety, training, and upskilling needs for your current workforce.

Companies inquiring about training please contact Alex Blevins at [email protected] or 205-856-6094 to schedule a consultation about our training capabilities with our mobile simulators.