(class full) Calhoun Community College Launches New 5-week Training Program for Construction Industry CDL Drivers

February 6, 2019

Update: This class is full, please take a look at our normal CDL training.

The Calhoun Community College Workforce Solutions department received a $26,500 Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training program grant, which was awarded by the Alabama Craft Training Board.

This grant funding will allow Calhoun’s Workforce Solutions (CWS) team to provide a free 5-week, 200-hour training course that will prepare students to obtain a Construction Industry CDL. “Students enrolled in the course will learn to operate trucks pulling trailers such as lowboys, dump trucks, and concrete mixing trucks. Upon successful completion, students will receive a Class A or B automatic license which is required in the construction industry,” commented Donna Bass, CWS Project Manager, CDL and Online Continuing Education.

Qualification Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age for Class B; 21 years of age for Class A
  • Commercial Learner Permit*
  • Social Security Card
  • Motor Vehicle Report*
  • DOT Physical and Medical Card*
  • Chain of Custody Drug Screen*

*Items must be obtained prior to start of training and cost associated with these requirements are the responsibility of the applicant.

For additional information about the program, please contact the Calhoun’s CDL department at 256-260-2462, or visit our website at to register today.