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Free Cincinnati CDL Training in Five Weeks

  • Cincinnati CDL Training and Certification for drivers
  • Earn Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • CDL jobs hiring in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

 

Free Cincinnati Commercial Driver’s License Training Program Description

The Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency offers a FREE five-week CDL training program using Napier Truck driving facilities throughout Southwest Ohio. Students will receive driver training and earn a Class A Driver’s License.

  • The free CDL training program prepares students for the written and driving portions of the CDL exam
  • This program has rolling enrollment and classes usually start every two weeks
  • The training is 100% in person at the Napier Truck Driving School at 160 Truck Driving Academy (off Reading Road) in Bond Hill
  • Coursework is completed Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Careers in commercial truck driving will increase your household income and elevate you toward economic self-sufficiency.

 

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Licensed CDL drivers will be qualified for these types of living wage in-demand jobs:

Glassdoor and Indeed

 

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Free Cincinnati CDL Training and Certification Program Edibility Requirements

  • Pass the Department of Transportation’s physical examination that includes vision, color distinction, blood pressure, hearing, cardiovascular health, medications, urinalysis and physical endurance testing
  • Agree to a zero-tolerance policy for drugs and violence and pass a drug test during the intake process
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have no felonies in the last two years
  • Live in Hamilton County
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Meet income eligibility requirements
  • 200% of the Federal Poverty Level or below
Family Size 200%
1 $19,140
2 $25,860
3 $32,580
4 $39,300
5 $46,020
6 $52,740
7 $59,460
8 $66,180

 

Free Cincinnati CDL Training and Certification Program Support

All participants will receive the following intensive supportive services to address barriers to self-sufficiency at no charge:

  • Case management
  • Assistance with childcare
  • Assistance with child support matters
  • Emergency financial assistance for rent or utility payments
  • Advocacy addressing legal matters
  • Life-skills training
  • Mentoring

 

Free Cincinnati CDL Training and Certification Program Application

For more information or to apply for the free Cincinnati CDL training program, please complete a general interest form, and a Career Pathways Coordinator will contact you within 48 hours.

Apply Here

 

Free Cincinnati CDL Training and Certification Program Sponsors

 City of Cincinnati,  United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Ohio Department of Transportation

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Written by Crystal Kendrick

President of The Voice of Your Customer and founder of The Voice of Black Cincinnati.

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