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Get a high-paying trucking job in Kansas or Missouri when you earn a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-A) from Johnson County Community College.

Two flexible course options — weekday classes (completed in 4 weeks) or classes held on evenings and weekends (completed in 9 weeks) — will prepare you for high-paying driver jobs in the metro area or with national companies crisscrossing the country on the open road. JCCC instructors can also customize training for your commercial trucking business on your site or at our driving range in Edgerton, Kansas.

Funding opportunities and tuition assistance make our all-inclusive (no additional testing or materials fees) program affordable for everyone. Prospective CDL students may be eligible for scholarships. Veterans and their family members can qualify for specific scholarships.

JCCC’s CDL training program combines class time, direct online study and behind-the-wheel training. You’ll be prepared to take and pass your CDL-A test for Kansas or Missouri at no additional cost.

Why earn your CDL-A at Johnson County Community College?

You’ll be in high demand! Trucking plays a critical role in supply chain issues and keeps America’s economy rolling. Local and national companies are actively seeking JCCC-trained drivers. Earn excellent starting pay plus many companies are offering signing bonuses, 401(k) plans and paid health insurance.

About the JCCC CDL Training program

A CDL instructor goes over a checklist with a student driver while seated in the cab of a commercial truck.

3:1 student-to-instructor ratio

Personalized instruction / industry standard is 4:1

A student wearing a proud smile stands next to the cab of a commercial truck.

96% graduation rate

CDL-A graduates get high-paying jobs

A male CDL student looks out of the window of a semi truck trailer

Up to 60 hours behind the wheel

Gain the skills you need to succeed

A cdl instructor stands next to the cab of a semi and gives instructions to the driver

9-week course

Weekends in Edgerton, Kansas

A cdl instructor stands with his back to the camera and hand raised while directing a student driving a semi truck

4-week course

Weekdays in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

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Affordable funding options

Qualified students, veterans and family members

Prepare for a job — and for the future

Can I get a job with a CDL-A?

Earning a CDL-A means you are qualified for many driving jobs in the trucking industry. Fewer qualified drivers and intricate supply chains are putting truckers in high demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is expected to grow by 4% between 2021 and 2031.

JCCC’s CDL Training is your first step to hitting the road toward a fulfilling career in the commercial trucking industry. Here’s what our students have to say:

Jim S.

"The College program gave me much more one-on-one instruction time and behind-the-wheel driving time."

Lowell S.

"Extremely well-orchestrated program. The instructors were very knowledgeable and always helpful. I would highly recommend JCCC’s CDL program. I appreciate all the effort from my CDL trainers."

Richard A.

"This life-changing opportunity could not have happened without the generous scholarship. I can now support my family in a manner I have always dreamed of."

Customized training for your business

Customized on-site and private range training can give your workforce the skills it needs to operate safely and efficiently. Some of JCCC’s recent clients include:

  • BNSF Railway
  • Earp Distribution
  • WaterOne
  • Schwan’s Company
  • City of Overland Park
  • Doctor’s Lawn and Landscape
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