KLLM Driving Academy

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Six-Day Refresher Course also Available:
Have a Class A CDL, but it’s been a while since you’ve been on the road? Ask about our refresher course.

For more information, please call (800) 925-KLLM (5556) or visit: www.kllmdrivingacademy.com.

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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.
Note: KLLM recruiter will further advise what their company requirements are for both training and employment with KLLM.