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CDL Training in Joliet, Illinois

You want to explore the nation and all the quirks and landmarks scattered across it. But you also have to earn a living. Wish you could do both at the same time while enjoying work stability and the freedom of the open road? Embark on your journey to become a commercial truck driver today, and you could have all of this and more!

Through the Driver Resource Center’s nationwide network of certified training schools, you can train to get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) so you can drive trucks and earn a great salary. You’ll be well on your way when you enroll at Premier CDL in Joliet, IL.

Quality truck drivers have always been in demand, and with the recent pandemic, the shortage of well-trained drivers has increased even more. What does that mean for you? Carriers are paying even higher salaries for well-trained truck drivers, so there’s no better time to start your CDL training in Joliet! But where do you begin?

Need training for your fleet or an employee?

Whether you need CDL training for one person or many, Driver Resource Center’s network of CDL schools can help with your fleet driver training needs. Customizable training is available on automatic and manual transmission trucks. Learn More

CDL Classes in Joliet, Illinois

Start by enrolling in CDL training classes at Premier CDL Training Services, LLC in Joliet, IL. Established in 2009 and with more than 30,000 graduates, this female owned and operated truck driving school is focused on specialized attention with small class sizes. As a member of the Driver Resource Center’s school network, you’ll receive a high-quality education, at low-cost tuition rates, in Joliet that exceeds industry standards and be road-ready in just 4 weeks! With grants, sponsorships and tuition assistance, free CDL training is possible.

Why Choose Premier CDL Training Services, LLC?

If you want to be the best, train with the best. Top-tier trucking companies are so confident in the quality of our training that many students receive job offers even before enrolling. Plus, no previous experience is necessary to enroll. All you need is the drive to succeed. Need more reasons why Premier should be your choice for CDL school in Joliet?

95% of students have job offers before graduation.

Experienced instructors with an average of 15 years of Class A real world driving experience.

Starting salaries average $69,000 - $85,000.*

3-4 week training time.

Low-cost tuition, possibly even free, with available tuition assistance.

Lifetime job placement.

*Pay information based on ATA Compensation Study.

When you’re ready to start your CDL classes in Joliet with Premier CDL Training Services, LLC, you can apply online or contact us at


We can help answer all your questions, including helping you discover if grants are available to cover the cost of tuition.

CDL Requirements in Illinois

Once you’ve completed your CDL training at Premier CDL Training Services, LLC, you’ll feel confident and ready to start your new career with a premium carrier. After graduation, apply for your CDL license in Joliet, Illinois. You’ll need to meet the following requirements to be certified in Illinois as a commercial truck driver.

  • Complete 3-4 weeks of commercial driving classes.
  • Have your Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) for at least two weeks before taking the CDL test. (No permit is required to enroll. We will help you get your permit as part of the training.) Getting your CDL Permit requires you to:
    • Pass the written knowledge test.
    • Provide 1 document proving legal residency in the U.S.
    • Pass the required skills test.
    • Submit a review of your driving record.
    • Present valid Medical Examiner’s certificate.
  • Be at least 18 years old. (21 to drive, have passengers or drive out of state.)
  • Have a valid driver’s license of any class.
  • Read, write and speak English.

Joliet, IL

Premier Location Map
3301 Mound Rd
Joliet, IL 60436

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

779-707-1923 779-707-1923 School Facebook Link