Truck Driver Training Program Hosting an Information Session February 15

student driving a truck
January 28, 2021

An information session about the Truck Driver Training Program at John Wood Community College will be held Monday, February 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane, Quincy. Attendees should wear a face mask; social distancing will be maintained.The next class starts Monday, March 8. Classes meet Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., for seven weeks plus a one-week pre-session.

Representatives from the Truck Driver Training Program will give a brief presentation reviewing admission requirements, registration, and career opportunities in the trucking industry. Attendees will also learn about a 16-credit hour, financial-aid eligible, Logistics/Truck Driver Training certificate, as well as an online 8-week class.

The JWCC Truck Driver Training Program offers the latest technology to educate students including an up-to-date computer lab. Industry standard equipment is used as teaching tools and courses are certified by the Professional Truck Driver Institute. Area truck driving firms are hiring now. Some employers may fund tuition costs.

For information, contact the Truck Driver Training program, 217.641.4971 or 217.641.4914.

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.