Truck Driver Training

Get on the road to a new career in transportation in just two months. The Truck Driver Training Program includes classroom instruction, Lab, and individual driving lessons. This two-month program also covers equipment fundamentals, air brakes, pre-trip inspection, log books and more! Job placement assistance is available!

Get started in the high-growth transportation industry with great career benefits! Attend our upcoming event to learn more about training assistance to earn your Commercial Driver's License and to find a fulfilling career in transportation!

This program is WIOA approved (tuition assistance).

Oakton Community College - Skokie campus
7701 North Lincoln Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.982.9888

Program Features

  • Flexible Classroom instruction
  • Driver training
  • Lab hours to prepare for the Illinois Commercial Driver’s
  • License (CDL) Class A exam
  • Online community

Program Value

  • Flexible training option
  • All-inclusive tuition that covers permit, books, training, and CDL license exam
  • Job Search Training and help with job search tips, résumé writing, and interviewing skills
  • And more!

Course Objectives
To prepare students to earn their Class A license.

Job Outlook

  • Great earning potential: drivers can make $35,000 to $70,000 annually.
  • High demand: according to the most recent projections, the U.S. Department of Labor projects that trucking jobs will increase by 28 percent.

Registration Prerequisites

  • 18 years or older (21 to drive locally)
  • Pass Illinois Department of Transportation physical exam and drug test
  • Relatively clean driving record
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Attend screening event

How to Register
Attend our exclusive screening event by e-mailing cecareertraining@oakton.edu.

Take the Next Step
View our free online information session at https://cecareertraining.eventbrite.com

For additional questions please email us at cecareertraining@oakton.edu or call 847.982.9888.

Program operated in partnership with Viking Driving School.