Course DescriptionGet on the Road to Your New Career! By earning your Commercial Driver's License (CDL-A) you can train for a variety of high demand opportunities in Lake County.
Students will engage in classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel training in this 160-hour basic training course that meets all state and federal requirements. Students will receive the knowledge and support necessary to pass their CDL permit exam during the first week of class. They will then gain the experience and skills required to prepare for the state-issued Commercial Driver's License (CDL) exams including the pre-test inspection tests skills tests and road tests. Students will learn CDL laws use of controls safe driving techniques and defensive driving. Students will be taught and mentored by experienced trainers with a low instructor-to-student ratio to provide individualized training and support. Job placement assistance is also included.
If you are interested in this class please contact us at (847) 543-2990 or email@example.com
You will be given instructions on how to enroll as a CLC and be scheduled to attend an in person orientation. At orientation you will fill out qualifying paperwork to make sure that you are eligible to participate. Please note: Students must be at least 21 years of age. Students must have a valid Illinois Driver's License Class "D" or above. They may not have committed a serious traffic violation in a commercial motor vehicle within the past 12 months. Students must provide a copy of their Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the Secretary of State's office. Students currently on bond or parole are not eligible. Students must not have any physical limitation that affects their driving ability. Students will be directed on how to complete the required physical and drug tests. Because all CDL testing is conducted in English students must be able to speak read write and understand English. Language support may be available if needed.
At orientation students will also receive information about scheduling. This program is flexible and can be completed during days evenings and weekends. Students may choose to attend full time or part time.
Please note that training may need to be adjusted to accommodate State of Illinois restrictions and requirements.
Typically Offered: Offered summer fall & spring.