SUNY Canton Sets New CDL Training Class for Dec. 10


A commercial driver’s license (CDL) can map new roads for professional drivers.

SUNY Canton’s Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center will be starting another section of its popular CDL Class A Training beginning Dec. 10.

CDL Truck

The five-week program consists of 20 hours of classroom sessions from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday in addition to 30 hours of driving experience. Each section of the high-quality training is limited to eight students to ensure that drivers gain the required safety skills. Instructors have adopted COVID-19 prevention strategies for this course.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income for a career as a heavy or tractor trailer truck driver is more than $45,000 a year.

The program has also been approved to allow veterans the option to use their GI Bill benefits to cover tuition. For more information, including potential tuition assistance and registration details, visit the CREST Center’s CDL resource page. To contact the SUNY Canton CREST Center, email


About SUNY Canton

As Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs, SUNY Canton delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, management, and healthcare fields. It is home to the Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. As SUNY's leader in online education, SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 23 online degree programs. The SUNY Canton Kangaroos 15 traditional athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level as part of the North Atlantic Conference. SUNY Canton also features varsity esports and cheerleading.