TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING
The Truck Driver Training Certificate prepares students for the CDL examination
leading to employment as Class A heavy truck drivers. This program offers students
the opportunity to attain a stackable college credential toward an AAS degree in
Logistics and Operations Management. Students will learn the basics of logistics and
supply chain management as well as the basic introductory information needed to
acquire a temporary CDL learners permit. Students will then gain in-depth knowledge
and hands-on experience in the proper operation of heavy trucks. JWCC uses industry
standard equipment for training and employs the latest technology, including an
up-to-date computer lab.
The JWCC Truck Driver Training program offers courses certified by the Professional
Truck Driver Institute, 555 East Braddock Rd., Alexandria VA 22314, telephone
703.647.7015, www.ptdi.org. Students completing the program receive a certificate
from the Professional Truck Driver Institute. Students are heavily recruited by many
prominent companies, with most students being offered employment prior to
The program is eligible for funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) or
other public agencies. For more information on the program, please contact the
Transportation Office at 217.641.4971 or 217.641.4914.
This program is also available for noncredit. The noncredit option is an 8-week long training with students attending Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Gainful Employment: For more information about graduation rates, cost, the median debt of students who complete the program, and other information, please visit our website at jwcc.edu/gainfulemployment.