Commonly Asked Questions about CDL Training
We are sure you have a lot of questions about getting your CDL and new career. CDS understands the questions and concerns you might have about CDL training. CDS has assembled a list of the most frequently asked question about our CDL training programs to assist you.
Each student’s tuition will depend on the training program you select and if you qualify for financial aid options. To learn more visit our Tuition Assistance page.
CDS has locations three training centers throughout Virginia. CDS is located in Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia. All campuses offer CDL training programs. To contact a specific location, check out our Locations page.
CDS offers many different CDL training programs. Depending on which program you choose will determine the length of your training. To learn more please explore our CDL Training page.
CDS offers Job Placement assistance for careers in the trucking industry for its students and graduates in good standing with the school. We partner with several trucking company recruiters who routinely visit our campuses. We can also help with interviews, resumes, and the application processes. Visit our Job Placement page for more information.
To get started, please fill out the form on this page and one of our Admissions Representatives will contact you. You may also call to speak to a representative at the campus you are interested in. Learn more by visiting our Contact Us page.
Housing is not available at any CDS location at this point and time.
Tuition Reimbursement is a payment option where trucking companies offer to pay back employees for education expenses. Usually, the tuition is paid out on a monthly basis as long as the driver remains employed at the company. We work with many trucking companies that offer tuition reimbursement. For more information, you can visit our Tuition Assistance page.
No. Actually, most of our students rarely have any prior truck driving experience before beginning CDL training.
A Class A CDL training prepares students to land entry-level jobs as commercial truck drivers who will be able to drive over-the-road (OTR), regional, or local. A Class B CDL allows you to drive a single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of more than 26,000 pounds such as a tow truck, dump truck, delivery truck, or a utility truck.