John Wood Community College truck driver training program having open house Monday

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Representatives from John Wood Community College's truck driver training program will discuss new federal regulations regarding obtaining a CDL, career opportunities in the trucking industry as well as admission requirements and funding options. | Photo courtesy of pexels.com

QUINCY — The truck driver training program at John Wood Community College will have an open house at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 12, at the Workforce Development Center, 2710 N. 42nd.

During this open house, representatives will share how the program has revised its training in response to the new federal regulations regarding obtaining a CDL. Admission requirements, funding options and career opportunities in the trucking industry will be discussed. Attendees will learn about a 16-credit hour, financial-aid eligible, Logistics/Truck Driver Training certificate.

The program uses industry-standard equipment as teaching tools. Class A CDL drivers are in unprecedented demand. Students in the program will be actively recruited by numerous trucking companies, representing local and national firms. Some employers may fund tuition costs.

The open house is free and open to the public. For information, contact the Truck Driver Training program at 217-641-4971, 217-641-4914, or visit //www.jwcc.edu/truck.

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