Truck Driver Training


Slide behind the wheel of a big rig with the Truck Driver Training program. Get moving when you pass the Illinois Class A road test. Learn the skills you need for the road.

growth rate projected for truck driving jobs this decade

You’ll practice driving a truck using new simulators. Practice drills without stressing about communications transmission or traffic. Recruitment visits from local companies help many students get hired before they graduate. 

A Quality Education

This program has a successful record of qualifying students to drive 18-wheel semi-trucks.

Get Involved

Local business partnerships help graduates gain employment while working on extra training.

Career Opportunities

Truck Driver, Over the Road Driver, Coach Bus Driver


4 Weeks

Full Time

7 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies

Based on 2024-25
variable tuition

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


12 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Ericka: From Unhoused to Unstoppable
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Peoria Truck Driver Finds Success Through Tuition-Free Statewide Education Program

The best part of my job as a CDL driving instructor is knowing that our training makes it possible for people to start a career in a few weeks and provide for their families.

Ken Baker, Truck Driver Training Instructor
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Truck Driver Training Program?

Are you motivated to learn and start a rewarding career within a short time? Talk to one of our Admissions representatives to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Need help? Student success advisors are happy to assist.
  5. You must be over 18 years of age, meet Federal physical requirements, and have a valid driver’s license.

What Can I Expect As a Truck Driver Training Student?

Additional Opportunities

Workforce Equity Initiative

This initiative focuses on developing our area’s workforce by providing participants with a credential and a living wage. It addresses high demand-careers and targets low-income individuals, those living in high crime and high poverty areas, unemployed individuals and minorities.

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How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Thur: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: 8 am – 2 pm