Commercial truck driving jobs are opening every day. In fact, according to an article by AJC.com, there is a nationwide shortage of drivers! A commercial driver’s license is the first step to becoming a more marketable job candidate. Don’t miss out on the chance to become certified by taking our CDL course!
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to obtain a Kansas Commercial Driver’s License. The comprehensive course includes test preparation, simulator driving, and truck driving.
After completing the course, students must gain actual licensure from the Department of Motor Vehicles.
WHAT SETS US APART
Ensuring student success is at the core of everything we do here at Northwest Tech. Nearly all of our programs have over 95% job placement immediately following graduation. We are among the top 2% in graduate success rates out of 899 public 2-year colleges in the nation.
This is the place you want to be for an affordable quality education. Our most significant contributor to student success is that every person on our campus shares a common goal - positive student outcomes. Every time. From our faculty, who have real-world industry experience, to our student-centered support staff, we love what we do and look forward to sharing our passion and expertise with every student who walks through our doors.
In addition, we offer a job success guarantee. Upon graduation, if you get a degree-related job and you are not sufficiently trained in an area that your employer requires, you can come back to The Tech and we will train you in that missing area - free of charge.
Perhaps most important is we are family at Northwest Tech. With offerings such as on-campus mentoring and work-study opportunities, faculty and staff truly take a personal interest in the success of each student. And our community doesn’t end at our campus borders. We have the unwavering support of our hometown, Goodland, and communities throughout Northwest Kansas. They take pride in providing employment opportunities for students attending and graduating from Northwest Tech students, as well as affordable off-campus housing options.
We welcome you to join us for one of the greatest learning experiences of your life!
Northwest Kansas Technical College.
Experience the Difference!
Northwest Tech, as it is more commonly known today, is among the most successful two-year colleges in the nation in our ability to graduate students. Few other colleges are as successful as Northwest Tech in bringing students all the way from their first day at freshman orientation to the stage at graduation. Today, we have 15 core technical programs and the student body is made up of students from around the state, nation, and across the globe.
Enrollment has continued to climb with the on-campus student body drawing over 400 students. As we look out into communities in the area, an additional 450 high school students are taking college credits while they finish their high school diploma. In addition to the number of students the college serves, it generates an estimated $12 million in annual economic impact, making it among the most significant economic drivers of the local economy.
Business and industry have always been the driving force behind the story of Northwest Tech, and the college continues to experience incredible demand for skilled and educated workers. This environment creates numerous job opportunities for graduates resulting in several decades during which nearly every program at the college has consistently experienced over 95% job placement.
The college has been a dynamic force in technical education in Kansas, and the future shines brightly. With a growing social awakening that there is just as much need for electricians, mechanics, and welders as there are for doctors, lawyers, and teachers, there is little doubt Northwest Tech will have a long and proud future equipping men and women for a promising workforce.