Entry Level Driver Training - CDL-A (Tractor Trailer)

CDL-A Tractor Trailer student.
  • In this Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration approved, entry-level driver training program, students will participate in classroom theory and maneuvers, and tractor trailer training in driving safely, pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspection, basic control of the vehicle, managing space and speed, spotting hazards and emergencies, skid control and recovery, transporting cargo safely, air brake operation and combination vehicles. Students will participate in road training in the following areas: backing up, parallel parking and docking, city driving, road driving and drop and hook. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a CiTi Certificate of Completion.

    • SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) Code: 53-3032
    • U.S. Department of Labor: www.bls.gov/SOC
    • Currently not a COE approved program

    Admissions Requirements: 

    • Completed application
    • 21 years of age 
    • Driving abstract 
    • Pass a DOT physical and drug test
    • CDL Learner’s Permit

    Free CDL permit study class available for program applicants

    We offer a CDL-B to CDL-A licensure upgrade program - Call 315.963.4359 for more information. 

Course Information

  • Tuition: $6500

    Start Date:                                               Application Deadline:

    7/19/23**                                                  6/21/23

    9/12/23                                                     8/15/23

    11/28/23                                                   10/31/23

    2/27/24                                                     1/30/24

    5/21/24                                                     4/23/24

    Program Length: 100 hours (52 theory, 48 behind-the-wheel)

    Schedule: T, W, Th, 4:30-8:30 p.m.

    **7/19 class schedule: M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Behind-the-wheel scheduled by appointment

    Instructor: Jake Teachout

    Location: CiTi Mexico Campus

    179 County Rt 64, Mexico, NY 13114