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Commercial Truck Driver Training

Train Here. Work Anywhere.Truck Driving

The UCC Truck Driving Program prepares students for employment as Class A or Class B truck drivers in just 4 weeks. Truck Drivers are in high demand, the industry needs more than 1.1 million new drivers by 2026.  The UCC Truck Driver Program is a well-established school that produces a 95% completion rate and over 85% employment rate within a few months of finishing. Whether you are interested in driving locally or long haul, our experienced instructors will get you on the road to a new career.

Program Benefits

  • Launch a new in-demand career in just 4 short weeks of training.
  • Learn from skilled instructors in a real world setting, driving a cargo-filled semi with overnight trips available.
  • Connect with local trucking companies immediately upon graduation.
  • Potential job opportunities range from freight or over-the-road drivers, local delivery, timber transport to sanitation.
  • Scholarships available

       UCC Truck Driving Scholarship Application

Funding Agencies ▼

Contact the following agencies for more information on funding assistance. This program is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. However, several funding opportunities are available.

Agency Phone Email
South Coast Business 800-822-3525 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Douglas Employment Department (STEP Funds) 541-464-2350 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vocational Rehabilitation 541-440-3371  
Veteran's Educational Benefits 541-440-4621 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Oregon Truck Driver Tuition Loan Program (up to $3,000) 541-440-4668 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Umpqua Valley Transportation Sector Partnership (company scholarships) 541-440-4668 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Class Schedule 

  • August 22 - September 16, 2022
  • October 3 - October 28, 2022
  • November 14 - December 9, 2022
  • January 9 - February 3, 2023
  • February 27 - March 24, 2023 
  • April 10 - May 5, 2023
  • May 22 - June 16, 2023
  • July 5 - July 28, 2023
  • August 14 - September 8, 2023
  • September 25 - October 20, 2023
  • November 6 - December 8, 2023

Get Started

  1. Apply online
  2. Fill out the student release of information form
  3. Make an appointment with the UCC CDL Coordinator
  4. Provide payment or confirm funding source to secure your seat in class

CDL Pre-Trip Video

Get a taste of what it means to be a truck driver in this light-hearted but real pre-trip instructional video.


Program Requirements

If you are interested in this program, you must meet the following prerequisites and requirements for a CDL (Commercial Driver's License) permit and UCC training.

  • Have a valid Oregon driver’s license with at least one year driving experience.
  • Pass the CDL knowledge test for airbrakes and combo vehicle.
  • Pass a DOT physical and have a clean urinalysis (DOT pre-employment drug screen).
  • Be at least 18 years old to drive intrastate, and 21 years old to drive interstate. Many trucking companies will require you to be at least 23 years old, for insurance purposes.
  • Provide work history or schooling.
  • Have a social security number and one additional piece of identification.
  • Must have no felony convictions in the past seven years if applying for Hazmat.

Other Information

Additional Training and Refresher Courses

Class B Driver’s License Training

Umpqua Community College offers Class B CDL training that allows individuals to drive the second heaviest weight class of commercial vehicles. If you are looking to drive a bus or straight truck, contact the Community and Workforce Training office at 541-440-4668 for information.

Refresher Course

Umpqua Community College offers training if you have a CDL and need additional hours to improve or refresh your skills. Contact the Community & Workforce Training office at 541-440-4668 for more information.

CDL Office Location

For information and application process.

UCC Community & Workforce Training

Commercial Truck Driving Program
1140 Umpqua College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470

Training Location

Classes are held here:

Commercial Truck Driving Center
6482 Dole Road
Myrtle Creek Roseburg, OR

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