Class A CDL Program | MCTC

Class A CDL Program

MCTC Workforce Solutions offers Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) training. This course is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience. Students will learn the skills needed to pass the Class A CDL driver's test. Complete vehicle training will prepare you for an entry-level position in the trucking industry. Once you complete the course, you will be awarded a certificate.

The course can be completed in five weeks by attending full-time, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Classes begin once a month.

Students will receive 40 hours of classroom training and 120 hours of "on the road" training.

This program is designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience and provides everything you will need to pass the Class A CDL driver's test. 

Benefits include:

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical/Drug Screen
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Learner's Permit
  • Department of Transportation Rules and Regulations
  • Kentucky CDL Manual
  • Map Reading Assistance
  • Trip Planning Guidelines
  • CDL Road Test

First year drivers earn between $35,000 and $40,000 annually.

Additional Information
You may register at any time; however, class size is limited. Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Training is scheduled around holidays and interruptions caused by weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Entry Requirements
A high school diploma or GED is not required, however you must:

  • Be able to read and write the English language?
  • Be 18 years of age*
  • Be able to meet the Federal DOT physical requirements
  • Have a valid driver's license at the time of registration
    * You may be accepted into the training course if you are 18 and over, but limited job placement assistance is available if you are under the age of 21.

Costs and Fees
160 Hour Tractor/Trailer Driver Training
Tuition does not include these student fees to the circuit clerks office: CDL application $24, permit $11, skills testing $50, original CDL $40 (total $125)

Tuition to be paid in full before the first day of class

Acceptable payment methods: cash, money order, credit card, bank check (no personal checks)

Funding available through WIOA (see below)

Funding not available through financial aid

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
The WIOA could help you pay for your CDL training. Contact the Kentucky Career Center to see if you qualify.

Program Hours:
8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Program Location:
MCTC Rowan Campus in Morehead, KY.

For More Information:
Call 606-759-7141 ext. 66328 or