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A New Career in 4 Weeks at the Lake Land College Commerical Driver Training School!

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As the regional leader in Commercial Driver Training since 1991 Lake Land College has helped hundreds of men and women find employment in the trucking industry. Some of the benefits drivers receive include:

  • Job Stability
  • Bonus Plans
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacations
  • Freedom & Independence

Our 160 hour program focuses on the safe and proper handling of semi-tractor trailers in restricted areas and on public streets and highways. Students train in various traffic environments, gaining experience in common driving challenges under real world driving conditions. Emphasis is placed on skills required to pass the Illinois Secretary of State Commercial License written and road tests. Special emphasis is placed on skills required to operate equipment safely and respond to changing roadway conditions, hazards, and emergencies.


Train in State of the Art Equipment!

  • Go to work for the nations' top companies
  • Start earning great pay and benefits in 4 weeks!
  • Financial Assistance for those who qualify
  • Enjoy a Stable Career in Trasnportation
  • Many students get hired before they graduate



Other Training Options:

Please call us for all other customized training options such as:

  • Refresher courses
  • Class B CDL
  • On-Site Training
  • Company training
  • Company Continuing Education for drivers
  • Company Log Refreshers
  • We can customize our program to help you with almost any need!

For more information call Brandi at 1-800-789-1282!


I would like to extend my thanks for the time and patience of the instructors and the recruiter = Gary, Paul, and Brandi. I found all to be knowledgeable, informative. Thank you for the experience.

                                                                May 2009 Graduate


The CDL program is fun while learning!

                                                                October 2008 Graduate


Thank you for the helpful, experienced instructor, (Mr. Finch), and the high quality equipment to train on.

                                                                October 2008 Graduate


Awesome; course, instructors and staff at Lake Land College, I would recommend this program to anyone seeking a CDL. Thank You!

                                                                September 2008 Graduate


My instructors were Gary and Paul, great guys to work with. Very knowledgeable, glad I came to Lake Land. I highly recommend this class.

                                                                March 2009 Graduate


My trainer here at Werner is impressed with the knowledge I grained through your program.

                                                                March 2009 Graduate


I was very happy with the instructors and recommend it regularly.

                                                                October 2008 Graduate


Gary thanks again for the time you put in for us, and all the questions you answered for us FOR THE 100th TIME!  I know we probably got on your nerves!  Thanks to you, we have our CDL. 

                                                Class B August 2009 Graduate


Thanks again for all you have done. We really enjoyed our classes with you (Gary) and are thrilled to have passed all of the testing. 

                                                Class B August 2009 Graduate

Class B CDL Program