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CDL Commercial Truck Driver Training


The Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center will be holding Class-A Tractor-Trailer driving training. This is a great local opportunity to learn the skills needed to pass the NYS Class A driving exam and start a career in this lucrative industry. See below for the current schedule and other details.

This is a 4-5-week program, consisting of 20 hours of classroom sessions on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM and 30 hours of behind the wheel training scheduled by the student and instructor. To apply fill out Application below and send to the CREST Center with additional supporting documentation. CREST Contact Information is below.

CDL Truck

Schedule Start Dates:

  • Feb. 11, 2020
  • Mar. 17, 2020
  • Apr. 21, 2020
  • May 26, 2020

Items needed before final acceptance into the program:

  • Completed Application
  • Class A Learner’s Permit
  • DOT Physical Results
  • Drug Test Results
  • Driver’s Abstract
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Payment of Tuition or proof of financial support

Important Links:

Possible Tuition Assistance sources:

NYS Department of Labor, St. Lawrence County One Stop
Contact for Services:
Larry Fetcie
Ph: 315-386-3276
Fx: 315-386-3414

Access VR
Ph: 518-483-3530
Toll-free: 800-882-2803

GI Bill
Ph: 844-698-2311

CREST Contact Information for more questions or to send applications:

SUNY Canton CREST Center
Halford Hall
34 Cornell Dr.
Canton, NY  13617

Phone: 315-386-7229
Fax: 315-386-7640

e-mail: crest@canton.edu

Art Garno, Director
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Phone: 315-386-7197
Fax: 315-386-7640