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Truck Driver Training

Truck Driver Training - Catawba Valley Community College

TrucksCVCC's Truck Driver Training is provided as a partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute  in Hudson, NC. All classroom and behind-the-wheel training are conducted at the range located off Fairgrove Church Road (across from Catawba Valley Medical Center) in Conover.

Employment Outlook

The trucking industry continues to be a major employer in the United States, with almost 9 million people employed in trucking-related jobs. Over 3 million of these are drivers of tractor-trailers operated by over 550,000 interstate motor carriers. More than 80% of U.S. cities receive their goods exclusively from trucks.

CVCC and CCC&TI can prepare you for a successful start in this in-demand career in less than nine weeks. See our next series of classes starting soon.

Class Options

Catawba Valley Community College offers only day classes (Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm).

CCC&TI offers other class options at the TAPS Center in Hudson, NC, to accommodate your busy lifestyle.

  • Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. A minimum of 1 hour night driving is required.
  • Monday-Friday 5 to 10 pm.


Contact information:

Roger Chester - Director/Instructor
Phone – 828-726-2386

Chris Thompson, Program Technician
Phone – 828-726-2380 Fax – 828.726.6302

Truck Driver Training Center Location:

1223 Fairgrove Church Road SE
Conover, NC 28613


  1. From 1-40 take Exit #128
    • Going west turn right at top of ram turn right at 1st light past McDonalds
    • Going east turn left at top of ramp
  2. Turn right at 1st light past McDonalds
  3. Proceed down wide driveway into wooded area
  4. Classroom located in a mobile unit next to guard house


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Truck Driver Training Program provided by CCC&TI is PTDI-certified. 

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