Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

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Let NFCC help you gain the knowledge and skills required to become a safe, successful member of the trucking industry. NFCC’s experienced instructors will share insights from the road and teach you valuable concepts and techniques you’ll need to earn your Commercial Driver’s License-Class A certification.

  • Basic driving skills
  • Material handling equipment
  • Basic maneuvers such as backing, docking and handling
  • Safety measures

Learn to drive on various terrains - city and country roads - and practice driving during both day and night time frames.

Class Schedule (320 Clock Hours)

NEW class begins June 7, 2019 | Summer Term 2019

  • Class meets Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Hours will vary to compensate for night driving requirements

All new students must attend an orientation session prior to starting class.

OrientationTimeLocationConfirm Attendance
Thurs, April 18, 20192 PMCareer & Technical Bldg 13, Rm 221Sign-Up
Fri, April 26, 20192 PMCareer & Technical Bldg 13, Rm 221Sign-Up
Fri, May 3, 20192 PMCareer & Technical Bldg 13, Rm 221Sign-Up
Tues, May 14, 20196 PMCareer & Technical Bldg 13, Rm 221Sign-Up
Thurs, May 23, 20199 AMCareer & Technical Bldg 13, Rm 221Sign-Up

Financial Aid: Tuition assistance may be available through CareerSource North Florida's WIOA program or the NFCC Foundation to qualifying applicants.

More Information: Contact Kelly Zimmerly at 850-973-9470 or

Admission Requirements

  • Be at least 18-years-old
    • Applicants 18 to 21 years of age are only permitted to operate intrastate (only in Florida) once licensed
  • Provide copy of Complete Florida DMV-Authorized Driving Record (fees apply to obtain record)
  • Complete and pass 10 panel drug screen before application submittal (fees apply)
  • Meet Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) requirements to drive in Florida
    • Individual truck lines may have additional requirements
  • Be able to pass D.O.T. physical requirements to be employable
  • Have Class “A” CDL training permit
  • Submit an application for admission with payment of the $20 non-refundable fee to the North Florida Community College Office of Admissions.

Partnerships: This career training program is made possible through funding and partnerships between NFCC, CareerSource North Florida, Gray Logging, Genesis Timber, M.A. Rigoni, TW Byrd Sons, CF Webb & Sons Logging, Suwannee Lumber Company, Packaging Corp of America, John A. Cruce, Jr Inc, Stoutamire-Pavlik & Associates Inc. Insurance, Certified Service Center, Suwannee Timber Management, and Johnson & Johnson Inc.

Admission, program and degree requirements are subject to change. Contact the program coordinator or an NFCC academic advisor for the most current information.