TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING

Certificate

The 16-week Truck Driver Training Certificate prepares students for the CDL examination leading to employment as Class A 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 Class A CDL. Students will gain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the proper operation of Class A 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, 2460 W. 26th Ave, Ste. 245-C, Denver, CO 80211, telephone
720.575.7444, 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
completion.

An 8-week truck driver training program, which is not eligible for federal financial aid (FAFSA), is also available. Students in the 8-week course attend Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both Dot Transportation, Inc. and Sharkey Transportation, Inc. are offering scholarships to the 8-week class for eligible candidates. More information can be found at the Cost of the 8-Week Program/Scholarship link.

Both the 16-week and 8-week programs are eligible for funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) or other public agencies. For more information on either program, please contact the Transportation Office at 217.641.4971 or 217.641.4914.

 

Gainful Employment: For more information about graduation rates, cost, the median debt of students who complete the program, and other information, please visit our Gainful Employment website.