CDL Class A
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CDL Class A

Tractor Trailer driving on winding mountain road

CDL Class A Accelerated Training Program

Participants must complete the DOT physical as prerequisites for admission and a drug test must be taken upon passing the CDL A permit during class.

Enroll now in a CDL A training program with National Tractor Trailer School partnered with Jefferson Community College.

This program will prepare you for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in transportation and logistics. The classroom and lab phase consists of CDL A permit preparation, DOT safety/rules/regulations, and logbook training. 225 hours training with 118 hours in the classroom and 107 hours of behind-the-wheel training. The behind-the-wheel phase consists of all required backing maneuvers and road rides throughout the Watertown, NY area on a 10- speed manual transmission, which allows students to be qualified to drive an automatic or manual tractor-trailer without any restrictions. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to take the CDL A license exam. CDL A licensed drivers are qualified to drive a tractor-trailer, dump truck, straight truck, snowplow, and more. Program graduates are qualified for job placement in the North Country.

Watertown Class:
May 22 - June 27, 2023
Monday through Friday, 7am - 5pm
No class on May 29, 2023 and June 19, 2023.

Tuition: $7,870.00 (all-inclusive price)
Note: After passing their New York State CDL Skills test, the student will be responsible for paying the license fee directly to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Eligibility requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.

Register by requesting an application at

Funding may be available for qualified applicants. For more information, admissions requirements, and to apply now contact Kimberly Sather, Program Development Director National Tractor Trailer School, at 315-410-2207 or