CDL training scheduled at New River CTC for fall 2022

New River Community and Technical College will offer a Class A CDL training starting Aug. 15, 2022, at the college’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent.  

The Class A CDL training meets four days a week (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 are able to test on-site in the college’s truck on the last day of class.  

Before the first day of class, CDL students must have a full Class E license for one year and obtain a Class A CDL learner’s permit. 

Tuition for the CDL class is $2,200 and the testing fee is $100. New River CTC’s CDL class is approved for tuition assistance funding through Workforce West Virginia’s WIOA program and Workforce HEAPS. 

A Class A CDL training is also scheduled to begin on Oct. 3, 2022. 

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.