KLLM Driving Academy
Prairie State College (PSC), in partnership with KLLM Driving Academy, Inc. (KLLM), is offering Illinois residents 21 and older an opportunity to earn a Class A Commercial Driver’s License in just 22 days (with NO out of pocket costs).
The goal of the partnership is to train a highly skilled workforce that could help fill a void of commercial truck drivers in the Chicago metro area as well as the rest of the state of Illinois.
Together, PSC and KLLM provide:
- A fully accredited training academy
- $4,000 scholarship (If you agree to drive for KLLM for one year after you’re trained, you’ll automatically qualify for a $4,000 KLLM Scholarship, which will cover the cost of your tuition).
- Computer lab
- Training in same equipment you’ll drive as KLLM truck driver
- Late-model tractors with modern technology
- Job offer with KLLM or FFE after you graduate and complete your six-week internship
- $400 per week minimum salary while on road with trainer during internship
- Comprehensive benefit package after three months of employment
- 401(k) retirement plan after twelve months of employment
Minimum Program Requirements
- All applicants must be 21 years of age.
- Able to read, write and speak the English language sufficiently.
- You must possess a valid Illinois Driver's License.
- You must be an Illinois resident.
- You must submit to take a Drug Screen and DOT Physical before being accepted into the program.
- Attendance and promptness is mandatory in this program.