Truck Driver Training

Get on the road to a new career in transportation in just four weeks. The Truck Driver Training Program includes classroom instruction, lab, and individual driving lessons to prepare you to earn your Class A license.

This four-week program covers equipment fundamentals, air brakes, pre-trip inspection, log books and more. Our program also assists you with job placement. 

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 (CDL) and find a fulfilling transportation career.

This program is eligible for tuition assistance and features:

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

What Else Do We Offer You?

From flexible training options, great earning potential to full tuition assistance options, Oakton's program can put you behind the wheel of your career.

At just $5,250, tuition for this program includes these terrific values:

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

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.
Someone stands with their arms crossed in front of a tractor-trailer.
Continuing Education, Training and Workforce Development offers a number of funding options to support students including WIOA, Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI), Workforce Development Scholarships, and more. Eligibility required. Email us at for more information.

Registration Prerequisites

  • 18 years or older (21 to drive locally)
  • Pass the 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 emailing us at or clicking the button below.

Contact Us

If you have additional questions or need help, contact us by using the form below or call us at 847.982.9888.

 This program is operated in partnership with 160 Driving Academy.