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Truck Driving Academy – CDL Training

Belmont College’s Truck Driving Academy, in partnership with American Professional Truck Driving, offers a comprehensive program that exceeds maximum state requirements for obtaining a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License). Highly qualified, experienced instructors will provide the most comprehensive, affordable training in the state. Students will receive practice time behind the wheel from state-certified instructors, licensed with the Ohio Division of Public Safety, and with a minimum of three years experience.


The five-week Truck Driving Academy program offers students a comprehensive curriculum to prepare them to pass the CDL exam. Training will consist of two weeks of classroom training followed by three weeks of behind-the-road pad training at American Professional’s Gnadenhutten, Ohio location.


The Truck Driving Academy  will provide 200 hours of theoretical and practical instruction, which includes 80-hours of classroom instruction, for the purpose of truck driving training. Over-the-road training will be conducted on roads and highways within a 100-mile radius of St. Clairsville, Ohio.


For more information, or to register, call 740.699.3869 or 740.699.3868.

For financial assistance, please contact the following State Workforce/Job Service Offices:


  • Belmont County Ohio Means Jobs: 740.633.5627 – 302 Walnut St, Martins Ferry, OH 43935
  • Monroe County Ohio Means Jobs: 740.472.1602 – 100 Home Av, Woodsfield, OH 43793
  • Jefferson County Ohio Means Jobs – 749-282-0971 – 114 North 4th Street, Steubenville, OH 43952
  • Workforce West Virginia: 304.232.6280 – 1275 Warwood Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003



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