CDL trainings planned for Fall at New River CTC

[GHENT, W.Va.] New River Community and Technical College is offering CDL Class A, Class B, and Class A CDL Refresher workforce education courses at the college’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent.

Class A CDL classes will start on September 30. This six-week course provides 180 contact hours of training to prepare students for the driving test, and students are able to test on-site in the college’s truck on the last day of class.

Class B CDL class is scheduled to begin on November 11. The four-day course gives students an opportunity to complete training and seat time to obtain the Class B CDL license with the school bus and passenger endorsement.

The Class A CDL Refresher class will begin on September 16. This four-day course is designed to assist those who have their CDL license or have had a recent lapse in licensure who need a refresher.

All CDL courses are held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with testing available on-site on the last day of class.

CDL students must have a valid-unrestricted driver’s license for a minimum of two years and obtain a Class A or B CDL learner’s permit at least two weeks prior to the start of class.

To register for CDL training, visit or contact Workforce Education Program Specialist, Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101) or Jeanne Stone (304-883-2469).

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

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).