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Get Licensed, Become a Driver

411 CDL Training program offers Class A CDL certification through a rigorous and hands-on learning experience with the top instructors in the industry.

Students that complete 411 CDL training have the opportunity for immediate employment as a driver for Midwest Companies.


Get your start on a stable, in-demand career by enrolling in 411 CDL.

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How it works

411 CDL Training is an affordable program that can be completed in about four weeks. While the program has a value of $5,000, please call and we can explain how you can complete the program for as little as $250 by making a commitment to full time employment for 52 weeks as a driver for Midwest Companies.

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Here's How to Get Started

  • Fill out an online application

  • Schedule an interview by calling Nichol at          (616) 997-6455 extension 218

  • Submit a $250.00 deposit, which covers the cost of two drug tests, a medical examination, a criminal background check, and one CDL-A road test.

  • Obtain a Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP) with a tanker endorsement from the Secretary of State before the first day of class. (This will require passing four written tests in General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles, and Tanker.)

  • Start class.

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Students Must

  • Be over 21 years of age.

  • Pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) urine drug test and a Non-DOT hair test.

  • Obtain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate and pass a physical agility test.

  • Obtain a temporary CDL learner’s permit prior to the first day of class.

  • Have a clean driving record. (Violations, if any, must be cleared by Midwest.)

  • Have verbal and written English fluency.

  • Be willing to learn and ready to succeed.

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The Perks

Our students have not only the benefit of a top-notch training program, but Midwest Companies agrees to waive the cost of 411 CDL training in exchange for 52 weeks of full-time employment as a driver for Midwest Companies. A driver who manages their hours and efficiently delivers the loads assigned can earn the higher end of the pay range.


After receiving a Class-A CDL and starting full-time employment with us, our drivers are eligible for the following:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance after two full calendar months.

  • 401(k) saving plan (after 90 days).

  • Company paid life insurance of $15k.

  • Weekly direct deposit.

  • Monthly safety bonus (based on safe driving scores and the miles driven that month).


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