Advanced Truck Driver Certificate

Truck Driver Training

Advance Your Career on the Road

Become more employable with Heartland Community College's Advanced Truck Certificate Program

Program Description

This 16-week program includes class study and real world experience in three areas:

  • Advanced Trucking Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Achieving Success in the Workplace

Enhance your employability if you hold, or are pursuing a CDL

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Why the Certificate is Good for You

You will make yourself more marketable by:

  • Earning these driving endorsements:
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Tanker
    • Double and Triple trailer
  • Learning onboard communication system basics
  • Taking part in a job shadowing externship
  • Receiving college credit for all courses
  • Learning time management and organizational skills that benefit all aspects of your life

Why the Certificate is Good for Your Employer

  • Your additional endorsements make you more flexible for scheduling
  • Your improved communication skills will provide clarity and prevent misunderstanding
  • You will have enhanced understanding and sensitivity to the customer viewpoint
  • A wider knowledge of the business will make you a more productive and flexible employee

Upcoming Class Dates:

  • Call Scot Smigel at 309-268-8435 for information


To register, contact us at

Phone: 309-268-8448 
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-3:30PM

Employment Statement for Job Training Programs

Heartland Community College does not guarantee employment upon completion of instructional programs. Students are responsible for researching relevant employment opportunities prior to registration. Students are responsible for understanding the benefits of successful certification attainment. No refunds will be provided if a student fails to complete a course, does not pass a certification exam, or is unsuccessful at obtaining employment.

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Contact Us

Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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