Get on the Road to a Better Career!
You can begin a new career as a professional truck driver. The U. S. Department of Labor states that the need for professional drivers is anticipated to grow by over 100,000 by 2014.The economic implications will not only impact the local economy but the nation. Gain the knowledge and skills to prepare for and pass the State of Illinois Commercial Drivers License (CDL Class A) exams.
Training provided by Eagle Training Services
Job Placement Assistance Provided!
For more information, visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/truck or call (847)543-2615.
This 160-hour basic training course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to prepare for the state-issued Commercial Drivers License (CDL-Class A) exams, including the permit test, pre-trip inspection test, skills tests, and road tests. Students will learn CDL laws, use of controls, safe driving techniques, and defensive driving. The course includes classroom instruction, and behind-the-wheel training. Students will take practices tests designed to prepare them for the CDL permit exam.
Prerequisites: Students must have a valid Illinois Drivers License Class “D” or above. They may not have committed a serious traffic violation in a commercial motor vehicle within the past 12 months. Students must provide a copy of their Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the Secretary of State’s Office prior to enrollment. Students must not have any physical limitation which affects their driving ability and have use of all their limbs, both eyes, corrected or not, and not be legally deaf. Students currently on bond or parole are not eligible for the program. Because all CDL testing is conducted in English, students must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
When & Where
College of Lake County - WPDI
The Workforce and Professional Development Institute provides training, consulting, and cutting-edge courses for businesses, professionals, and the community through its five areas: Client Solutions, Personal Enrichment, Professional Development, Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center, and Judicial Services.