SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Springfield invites residents interested in obtaining their commercial driver’s license to participate in the MassHire CDL training program.
Mayor Domenic Sarno and Director of Development Tim Sheehan have partnered with the MassHire Hampden Country Workforce Board and the Tri-State CDL Training Center, Inc. in Springfield, to provide free commercial driver’s license training to approximately 60 Springfield residents. .
This program will be open to residents of Springfield with household incomes equal to or less than 80% of the region’s median income. The city of Springfield states that all “applicants must be unemployed or underemployed (working part-time), be legally authorized to work in the United States and have a high school diploma or equivalent.”
Mayor Sarno said, âDirector of Development Tim Sheehan and I are proud to announce this CDL Professional Education Program initiative for our Springfield residents and would like to encourage those who are interested to take advantage of this program. I would like to thank MassHire and Tri-State CDL Training Center for their partnership on this vital initiative. This program continues my administration’s commitment to implement professional training programs that will equip our residents with the skills they need to succeed and not only have a job, but also a successful career that offers a good salary.
Those interested in obtaining more information or registering for the training program are encouraged to contact MassHire.