Reid State Technical College

School Name
McHenry County College – Eagle Training Services

Course Name
Commercial Drivers License

CDL Training Cost

Course Length
160 hours

How Many Hours Do Students Spend In The Truck?
greater than 40 hours

How Many Hours Do Students Spend Driving? (Direct Control, Not Observing)
40 hours minimum (20 hours yard + 20 hours OTR)

In The Truck, Are Students Taught As A Group or One-on-One?
Both (Typically one-on-one.)

Instructor to Student Ratio During Driving (Number of Students In The Truck)
Typically 1 instructor to 1 student, though it could be as high as 1 instructor to 4 students

Is The Training Schedule Full-Time or Part-Time?
Full Time

Is This Training Offered By A Private Program, or Sponsored By A Trucking Company?

Are Grants and Financial Aid Available At This School?
Workforce Investment Act Certified. Financing available, contact school for details.

Job Placement Assistance Provided?

Successful Job Placement Rate & Related Info
Eagle Training Services states that they “have relationships w/ over 40 companies, their students are sought after, and that E.T.S. vets the potential employers.”

What Percentage of Students Graduate This Program?
greater than 95%. If a student fails the test, they provide additional training for free. "The only reason a student doesn't pass is because they've walked away from the program."

This School Claims to be Certified or Accredited by:
Workforce Investment Act Certified

Additional Information Provided By The School:
ETS states: “All instructors have a minimum of 10 years experience and many have more than 30 years experience. During the behind the wheel instruction the typical instructor ratio is four students per instructor.” “The ETS admissions counselors do not work on commission. ETS receives no fees from potential employers of graduates. A 2-week (80 hour) short program is available for those who want to upgrade from CDL-B to a CDL-A; or for those who have a valid CDL-A and need road skills training.”


9182 Pyott Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

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