Franklin County Job & Family Services
Capital Transportation Academy

If you are a Franklin County, Ohio resident – you can change your life in as little as five (5) weeks and begin earning $50,000 to $65,000, plus benefits, as a new commercial driver! No previous experience necessary! Learn more about how you can start your new career today!

Roads2Work – Franklin County is a five (5) week commercial driver (CDL) training program partnership featuring soft skills training and case management services through a partner workforce agency and commercial driver career skills training and job placement services through Capital Transportation Academy

The mission of Roads2Work – Franklin County is to prepare low- and moderate-income individuals who are unemployed, under-employed, career transitioning, and restored citizens for immediate employment in the transportation industry as a commercial driver. 

Roads2Work – Franklin County is funded by Franklin County Department of Job & Family Services and supports the Franklin County Board of Commissioners Rise Together Blueprint for reducing poverty in Franklin County, Ohio. 

In order to pre-qualify for Roads2Work – Franklin County, you must:

  • be 21 years of age, or older
  • be a Franklin County resident
  • have no felonies of a violent or sexual nature
  • have a good driving record with 4 points or less
  • have no DUIs, OVIs, or reckless ops in the last 5 years
  • have no more than 1 accident in year; 2 in 3 years
  • must be able to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol screening
  • must successfully obtain you’re Class “A” CDL Temporary license at the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) prior to program enrollment
  • must successfully complete the Capital Transportation Academy review process to determine employability upon graduation
  • must successfully complete the workforce agency partner intake process to determine if you meet the income qualifications

If you are a Franklin County, Ohio resident and would like to learn more about the Roads2Work-Franklin County commercial driver training program contact Capital Transportation Academy’s Student Recruitment Manager, Philip Shotwell, via phone at (614) 258-0400 ext. 106, or via email at .

If you are a Franklin County, OH resident and would like to apply for admission to the Roads2Work-Franklin County commercial driver training program, please complete the following online intake form at A program representative will contact you to set up an admissions interview.

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