Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
CCWA offers a quality 20-day Class A training program working with an industry leader in CDL training. This comprehensive program will provide the skills and opportunities needed to be successful in a truck driving career. This program assists graduates with job placement for local, regional and over-the-road positions. Assistance with nationwide job placement is a benefit to our students and graduates. This course will certify an individual to drive Class A commercial motor vehicles. Class A vehicles are defined as any combination of vehicles with gross vehicle weight rating. Classes are offered Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm for four weeks. Part-time classes are also available and run Saturday and Sunday from 8am until 5pm for ten weekends. While funds last, there is excellent financial assistance available to help offset the cost of high-demand certification programs. Participants pay one-third of the cost for eligible courses. For more information call (804) 706-5256.
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PURPOSE: The Community College Workforce Alliance works in partnership with Reynolds and Brightpoint Community Colleges to serve students with a fast track to the workforce with training and credentialing programs that can be completed in weeks or months. CCWA offers workforce training and certifications in transportation and logistics, construction and trades, customer service, health care and manufacturing. These programs are supported through state-funded tuition assistance available to all Virginians, making Short-term Training Programs low cost or no cost. Short-term Training Programs also offer career coaching and job connections.
OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Short-term Training credentials prepare students for entry-level careers in high-demand occupational fields offering good starting wages - many with benefits and promotion opportunities.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: There are no admissions requirements. Tuition assistance is available to all residents of Virginia, regardless of income. Classes may be free to those qualifying for additional financial aid.
PROGRAM NOTES: In certain industries, prior convictions may prohibit employment. Drug testing and a pre-employment physical may be required for some occupations. Some companies may have minimum age requirements for select positions.