CDL training scheduled at New River CTC during the summer

New River Community and Technical College will offer two Class A CDL trainings during the summer. CDL classes are scheduled to start on June 12 and July 31, 2023, at the college’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent.

The Class A CDL trainings at New River CTC meet Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for six weeks. Students receive 180 contact hours of training to prepare them for the driving test, and students test on-site in the college’s truck on the last day of class.

New River CTC’s CDL class is approved for tuition assistance funding through Workforce West Virginia’s WIOA program and Workforce HEAPS.

To enroll in CDL training, students must have a full Class E license for one year and obtain a Class A CDL learner’s permit before the start of the training.

Preregistration is required for the class. Visit for information on upcoming classes or to register for the course or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101,

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.