Get the CDL (Commercial Driver License) Training You Need at GCC!

You can complete your training and CT DMV Road test in as little as 3 to 5 weeks!

Class A CDL: Holders are authorized to drive any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of twenty-six thousand one (26,001) pounds or more, provided the GVWR of the vehicle being towed is in excess of ten thousand (10,000) pounds.

Class B CDL: Holders are authorized to drive any single vehicle with a GVWR of twenty-six thousand one (26,001) pounds or more, and any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of ten thousand (10,000) pounds.

Both the 62 hour Class A and 40 hour Class B training programs fully prepare you to meet the State of Connecticut Department Of Motor Vehicle's requirements and give you the hands-on skills training that employers’ demand. Automatic and standard shift training available.


New low pricing & best pass rate in the state!

Gateway and its partner ENTECH will provide you with one-to-one training to prepare you for all aspects of the CDL license process including:

  • Paperwork process
  • Written exam
  • Driving skills using our trucks
  • Scheduling you for your field and road test using the same trucks you trained on!
  • Job referrals

Contact us today to register for summer and fall classes!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, truck drivers may earn between $41,000 and $63,000 per year. Additionally, many companies that employ full-time drivers offer benefits such as:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401k retirement plan options
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Changing scenery
  • And more!

To qualify for a CDL you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old (21 to drive from state-to-state)
  • Possess a valid driver's CT license
  • Pass a DOT drug test and physical


Visit and learn all the requirements necessary to obtain a CT CDL.


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