Sep 01 2016
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Two information sessions for a new professional truck driver training course offered by New River Community College will be held in the coming weeks.The first will be Thursday, September 8, beginning at 2 p.m. The second session will be Friday, September 16, at 1 p.m. Each will be held in 206 Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin.
The sessions will cover dates of the courses offered, the cost, how to obtain a CDL learner's permit and what types of jobs are available.
During the training courses, participants will learn truck driving skills in a small class environment and take the Virginia DMV's Class-A Commercial Driver's Test to obtain a CDL credential.
Financial assistance is available to those who qualify through Virginia's New Economy Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) program.
The course is offered by NRCC, in association with CDS Tractor Trailer Training. More information is available by calling 540-674-3686.