Truck Driving

We introduce the student to the knowledge base and technical skills needed to obtain their Commercial Driving License.

The following is an estimated class outline. 

Week 1     Knowledge for learners Permit

Week 2-6  Pre-trip inspection procedures, Range maneuvers including: (alley dock, offset parking and parallel parking), Driving including: (rural routes, mountainous terrain, city streets and interstate) and preparation for skills and state exam.        

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Class starts Monthly.

This 180 hour program can be completed in 6 weeks. 

Per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Apr 10, 2020:

Number of available jobs as of 2018 - 1,958,800

Job Outlook from 2018 to 2028 - 5% growth

Median Pay 2019 - $45,260 per year or $21.76 per hour

Financial Aid

The Truck Driving program qualifies for Heaps, VA, WIOA and WV Vocational Rehabilitation. These are Grants not Loans. ACT does not offer in any student loan options.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

To meet SAP, a student must:

  • Maintain a continuous "C" average.

  • Attend at least 90% of the program hours for each grading period.

  • Maintain a continuous 90% attendance rate for the program.

  • Complete the course within the originally scheduled course hours.

Refund Policy

There is no refund for fees after the start of class!

There is a 100% refund on tuition during the first five days of the program!

There is a 50% refund on tuition during day 6 thru day 10 of the program!

After day 10 of the program there is No Refund!!

Enrollment Procedures

Printable Enrollment Check Sheet



  • Must be 21 years old (no exceptions) 

  • DOT Physical

  • Must Meet DMV requirements for Commercial Drivers License


Start Here

  •  Schedule your free TABE required entrance exam

        Complete your Financial Aid Applications. 

  • For Pell Grant visit:    ACT's ID 015748

  • For HEAPS Grant visit:

  • Notify ACT's financial aid department that your applications are filed. 


Once Financial Aid Applications or ITA Are Received

  • You will be contacted by ACT's financial aid office.

  • You must supply any required documentation to complete financial aid.


Final Steps

  • You've completed all requirements with financial aid. 

      You will be contacted by ACT's financial aid office to:     

  1. Complete ACE Advantage Application

  2. Sign Cost Sheet


      Bring the following with you:

  1. Social Security Card

  2. Photo ID

  3. Non-Refundable Registration of $175 (must be exact change/check)

  4. DOT Physical


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