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Truck driving program to host informational session

Posted: Aug. 1, 2018 10:50 am

QUINCY -- An information session about the Truck Driver Training Program at John Wood Community College will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane in Quincy.

The next class starts Monday, Aug. 27. Classes meet 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday for seven weeks plus a one week pre-session.

During the informational session, representatives from the Truck Driver Training Program will give a brief presentation on admission requirements, registration and career opportunities in the trucking industry. Attendees will also learn about a 16-credit hour, financial-aid eligible, Logistics/Truck Driver Training certificate as well as a new online eight-week class.

Some truck driving firms may fund tuition costs. For information, contact the Truck Driver Training program, 217-224-5362 or 217-641-4914.

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