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Northwest Florida State College receives $1.5 Million for the expansion of CDL Program

Published on: 09/20/2022

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By Jared Williams | Get the Coast | September 16, 2022

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) to announce a $1.5 million Job Growth Grant for the expansion of the College’s Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program.

  • NWFSC introduced its CDL program last September after receiving a $413,836 grant through the CARES Act Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Rapid Credentialing Program.
  • The funding allowed the College to purchase trucks, trailers, hydraulics, and state-of-the-art mechanical drive learning systems. It also enabled the College to establish an official testing site for anyone wishing to obtain their CDL. 

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