CDL trainings scheduled at New River CTC

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New River Community and Technical College is offering six-week Class A CDL trainings this spring along with a CDL learner’s prep class at the college’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent.

Class A CDL courses will start on Feb. 7 and April 11, 2022. The class meets 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.

New River CTC also offers a learner’s prep class, and classes are schedule the week of Jan. 31 and April 4.

CDL students must have a full Class E license for one year and obtain a Class A CDL learner’s permit prior to the start of 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.