Truck driver training program at JWCC to have open house Monday

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QUINCY — The truck driver training program at John Wood Community College will have an open house beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, 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 both 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, 217-641-4971, 217-641-4914, or visit www.jwcc.edu/truck.

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