NRCC offering short-term professional truck driving course

Registration is open for New River Community College’s six-week professional truck driving course. During the hands-on training, participants will learn truck driving skills and take the Virginia DMV’s Class A Commercial Driver’s test to obtain a CDL credential.

A new session begins Sept. 14 and runs through Oct. 25. The session will be held Monday through Friday in Dublin from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Training and certification can be obtained for one-third of the cost through the Workforce Credential Grant (WCG). Additional financial assistance is available for qualifying students. More information about WCG can be accessed at

To register for the session, visit, Classes & Programs, Non-Credit Course Offerings and search with the class ID number, 5640. The last day to register is Sept. 8.