Belmont College

Belmont College Truck Driving Academy (BCTDA)

CDL Training - Truck Driving Classes

The Truck Driving Academy 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.

Belmont College Truck Driving Academy (BCTDA) will provide 160 hours of theoretical and practical instruction, which includes 40 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 Woodsfield, OH.

The CDL course is a 4-week, Monday-Friday, full-time day course. A new class starts every Monday, from 7:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.

The total cost for the Commercial Driver's License Class A or B is $4,750.00.

The Class A license includes semi-tractor trailer training on doubles, triples, tankers and includes hazmat endorsements. Passenger endorsement is available for an additional $2,000.00. In addition, 40-hour refresher training is available. Fees included in the $4,750.00 price are a physical exam, drug screening, permit pack, truck rental, hazmat fingerprinting, CDL driver exam, and new license. In addition, the tractor and equipment are provided for practice.

To register, call Debbie Montgomery: 740.699.3869 - Toll Free: 800.423.1188

For information, call Teresa Edwards: 740.970.1528 or email:

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

  • State of Ohio
    • 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
  • State of West Virginia
    • Workforce West Virginia: 304.232.6280 – 1275 Warwood Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003

Workforce Development & Community Education Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Contact Information

Workforce Development & Community Education
Belmont College
120 Fox-Shannon Place
St Clairsville, OH 43950

Phone: 740.699.3869
Fax: 740.699.3047