Career Training

Commercial Driver's License Training

60 hour CDL Program - Class A or B

9081 - 60 HOUR COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE PROGRAM (CDL) - CLASS A OR B Pre-requisite: Must complete entrance assessment. Must be 21 years of age for class A or 18 years of age for class B, have a valid driver’s license, and must have passed the DOT physical exam and have CDL Permit prior to the first day of class. Experience driving standard shift recommended. The student will complete a 60-hour course, which includes 20 hours of classroom and range training. There will be 40 hours of highway and city driving instruction. You will learn about Safety Rules, Air Brakes, Tractors/Trailers, Coupling/Uncoupling, Driving Techniques, Vehicle Inspection, The Log Book, and Hazardous Materials. Full preparation for Department of Motor Vehicle road test. Road test will be taken with GST BOCES tractor-trailer.

* sessions vary depending on size of class and date of scheduled road test

* Mon-Sun 1:1 Drive Times available at Bush, Coopers & Wildwood Campus



Instructor:  Swimelar
Date:05/07/18 - 06/29/18
Location:Coopers Campus Bldg 3

** PA road test will be additional $350

Testing in June/July 2018



Instructor:  Swimelar
Date:06/18/18 - 08/15/18
Time:4pm - 7pm
Location:Coopers Campus Bldg 3

** PA road test will be additional $350

Testing will be done July/August 2018



BSH-9966-Y18 - ADDITIONAL OPTIONS FOR CDL: Upgrade/Transition from a CDL Class B to a CDL Class A: Get up to 20 hours of 1:1 drive time for $1500. Drive time can be scheduled at any of our Campuses and drive time will be a minimum of 2 hours per drive time session. If you require additional driving time beyond the allowed hours, drive time can be scheduled at the rate of $100/hour or in a package of 12 hours for $1000.

The CDL licensing process is currently being updated. Once the new federal regulations are in place, GST BOCES Adult Education will update our current curriculum to reflect the new testing requirements and testing sites. We are expecting the new regulations to be implemented sometime in 2017 and we will put the new information on our website as soon as we receive it.

Date:7/1/17 - 6/30/18
Drive time scheduled individually. Call 607-739-7905