The Commercial Truck Driving Program is an eight-week program offered through Community Education. Upon successful completion of the program’s course and passing the Department of Transportation (DOT) Road Test, the student will receive an operator’s license from the Alabama Department of Public Safety and a certificate of completion from Shelton State Community College. The course is 288 contact hours and WIOA and VA approved. Registration is continuous and on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Shelton State Community College
9500 Old Greensboro Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 353405
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Independent truck driving schools and company-sponsored schools are both worthy of consideration and are covered thoroughly in our truck driver's career guide.
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