CDL instructor with student inside the cab of a semi-truck

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

The College of DuPage Truck Driving School Class A CDL Program is high-quality, student-focused training that gives you the skills and experience to get on the road to a well-paying job. Employers know our name and our program - and they trust the quality of our graduates. Our drivers get jobs. Be trained and "ready to roll" with a fully endorsed CDL license in as little as six weeks. You will learn on the road as you build confidence and gain understanding of the trucking industry and the requirements of safe truck driving. Located conveniently at COD's Addison campus.

Assistance is available for Spanish-speaking students.

Upcoming Start Dates

  • July 14, 2022
  • Aug. 29, 2022
  • Oct. 10, 2022
  • Nov. 28, 2022

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
6 weeks in length

To get started with registration call Jim Vegetabile at (630) 942-2275 or email

Students watching teacher repair truck

Fall 2019 CDL course participants.

Techer instructs student sitting behind the truck steering wheel

Instructor Manny working in the cab with CDL student.


One of the three trucks students drive in the CDL program.

Truck driver working on hoses

Instructor Manny working on connecting a tanker with cab.

For information on our CDL program watch this short video.

Careers & Job Placement

The industry is experiencing a significant shortage of licensed drivers. Employment opportunities for truck drivers are expected to grow over the next decade. The CDL program can help you follow your dream of driving the open road. Active job placement assistance is provided both during the program and after licensing. To date, our placement rate is 100 percent. During your course, you will meet with many recruiters to discuss their employment opportunities and benefits.

Contact Information

College of DuPage Truck Driving School
301 S. Swift Road, Door 6
Addison, Illinois 60101-1495
(630) 942-2275