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JCCC can prepare you for a lifelong career in the lucrative, growing trucking industry with training to earn your Class A commercial driver's license (CDL-A).

Skilled truck drivers are in high demand and are sought after by national companies. And because JCCC's program standards exceed industry expectations, our graduates often find jobs with very competitive pay and benefits shortly after completing the program.

CDL student Alison Smith stands next to a semi-truck cab.

Program Requirements

Prior to starting CDL-A training at JCCC, you must attend a free orientation session and:

  • Be at least 21 years old for interstate driving or at least 18 for intrastate driving
  • Have a valid driver's license from your state of residence
  • Have a valid Class A commercial learner's permit (including general knowledge, air brake and combination vehicle endorsement) from your state of residence
  • Sign a drug test release form and pass a 10-panel drug screen within 30 days prior to the start of class
  • Pass a current Department of Transportation (DOT) physical
  • Complete a criminal background check/motor vehicle record check

Register for FREE Orientation

If you can't make a scheduled orientation, call 913-469-3836 or email Continuing Education Transportation to schedule an individual meeting to review the program and discuss whether it's the right choice for you.

— Scot H., JCCC CDL Program graduate
It was very easy to find employment.