GDL - Car Driving:1085 N Black Horse Pike Suite 7,
Williamstown, NJ 08094
CDL Training Yard: 700-900 Cenco Blvd,
Clayton, NJ 08312

Ext 1 - Car Driving
Ext 2 - Trucks & Buses

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Commercial Drivers License

Class A CDL

Advanced Class A with Forklift

Two classes per month

Job Placement Assistance Available

Class A CDL Classroom

In the classroom, we will teach the following items:

  • CDL General Knowledge
  • CDL Combination Vehicles
  • CDL Air Brakes
  • Hours of Service Rules
    • Log Books
    • eLogs
  • OSHA Fork Lift Certification

Class A CDL Yard Skills

Out in our tractor trailer training yard, we will teach you how to:

  • Properly pre-trip and post trip
  • Properly perform an air break test
  • Properly form the in-cab inspection
  • Straight line back
  • Offset back
  • Back into a spot at a 90 degree turn
  • Parallel park to the right (blind side)
  • Parallel park to the left (sight side)

Class A CDL Road Skills

Once our students become proficient with their yard skills, we take them out on the road to teach them:

  • How to shift an asynchronous transmission
  • How to use a double clutch
  • How to turn wide
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on city roads
  • How to drive on highways
  • And evening classes M-T up until 8:00 PM

Class A CDL Lesson 160-200 hours Plan

Lesson plan for CDL Class A license: General Knowledge, Air brakes, Combination. Take the written test at NJMVC facility. Prepare the student with the skills needed to pass the skills test: Pre-trip inspection, Airbrake test and In-cab inspection, Straight line backing, 90 degree Alley Dock maneuver, parallel parking (sight side/conventional), offset backing. Prepare the student with the skills needed to pass the NJMVC road test: Shifting, Turning, Defensive Driving. Certificate given upon passing the test and CDL A License issued. Forklift OSHA card will be given after completion of hands-on training class.

  • *Class A w/ Forklift course is a total of 200 hours training.
  • *The course runs Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. We also offer weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) classes if your schedule does not allow for the weekday program.
  • *Upon completion the students will have an NJ Motor Vehicle Commission issued Class A Driver’s License and OSHA pocket card
  • *Course completion will require students to have an 80% or more attendance rate.
  • *Continuous help for job placement once the course is completed.

Learn To Drive Fork Lifts

Fork Lift OSHA Certification

Fork Lift Classroom

In the classroom, we will teach the following items:

  • OSHA rules and regulations regarding Powered Industrial Trucks including fork lifts.
  • Receive the OSHA test for Powered Industrial Trucks.

Fork Lift Yard Skills

Out in our tractor trailer training yard, we will teach you how to:

  • Properly pre-trip and post-trip
  • Safely Operate
  • Safely Moving Pallets
  • Safely Stacking Pallets

Fork Lift Lesson Plan

8 hour program with classroom and hands-on Forklift Training & Certification. Upon completion, the student will receive an OSHA approved Powered Industrial truck certificate and wallet card.

  • * The course runs Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Class dates vary.
  • * Upon completion of program, diplomas and certificates are issued. Lifetime job placement is then available for students. Students will have an OSHA Certification.
  • * Course completion will require the students to have an 100% attendance rate for the Forklift training
  • * Continuous help for job placement once the course is completed.

Class B CDL

Advanced Class B Straight Truck with Forklift

Two classes per month

Job Placement Assistance Available

Class B CDL Classroom

In the classroom, we will teach the following items:

  • CDL General Knowledge
  • CDL Air Brakes
  • Hours of Service Rules
    • Log Books
    • eLogs
  • NJ Safe Driver Course
  • OSHA Fork Lift Certification

Class B CDL Yard Skills

Out in our straight truck training yard, we will teach you how to:

  • Properly pre-trip and post trip
  • Properly perform an air break test
  • Properly form the in-cab inspection
  • Straight line back
  • Offset back
  • Back into a spot at a 90 degree turn
  • Parallel park to the right (blind side)
  • Parallel park to the left (sight side)

Class B CDL Road Skills

Once our students become proficient with their yard skills, we take them out on the road to teach them:

  • How to shift an asynchronous transmission
  • How to use a double clutch
  • How to turn wide
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on city roads
  • How to drive on highways
  • And evening classes M-T up until 8:00 PM

Class B CDL Lesson Plan

Lesson plan for Class B CDL. Prepare the students to pass all of the written exams for their Straight Truck license and teach students the theories behind Commercial vehicle operation.

  • * CDL B course is a total of 128 hours of training.
  • * This course runs Monday through Friday from 8am-430pm.
  • * Upon completion, the students will have a NJ Motor Vehicle Commission issued Class B driver’s license.
  • *Will obtain Forklift OSHA pocket card.
  • * Course completion will require the students to have an 80% or more attendance rate.
  • * Continuous help with job placement once the course is completed.

Class A Refresher

Advanced Class A Refresher

Class A CDL Refresher

In the classroom, we will teach the following items:

  • CDL General Knowledge
  • CDL Combination Vehicles
  • CDL Air Brakes
  • Hours of Service Rules
    • Log Books
    • eLogs
  • NJ Safe Driver Course
  • OSHA Fork Lift Certification

Class A CDL Refresher Yard Skills

Out in our tractor trailer training yard, we will teach you how to:

  • Properly pre-trip and post trip
  • Properly perform an air break test
  • Properly form the in-cab inspection
  • Straight line back
  • Offset back
  • Back into a spot at a 90 degree turn
  • Parallel park to the right (blind side)
  • Parallel park to the left (sight side)

Class A CDL Refresher Road Skills

Once our students become proficient with their yard skills, we take them out on the road to teach them:

  • How to shift an asynchronous transmission
  • How to use a double clutch
  • How to turn wide
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on city roads
  • How to drive on highways
  • And evening classes M-T up until 8:00 PM

Class A CDL Refresher Lesson Plan

Lesson plan for CDL Class A license: General Knowledge, Air brakes, Combination. Take the written test at NJMVC facility. Prepare the student with the skills needed to pass the skills test: Pre-trip inspection, Airbrake test and In-cab inspection, Straight line backing, 90 degree Alley Dock maneuvers, parallel parking (sight side/conventional), offset backing. Prepare the student with the skills needed to pass the NJMVC road test: Shifting, Turning, Defensive Driving. Certificate given upon passing the test and CDL A License issued. Forklift OSHA card will be given after completion of hands-on training class.

  • *Class A w/ Forklift course is a total of 200 hours training.
  • * The course runs Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. We also offer weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) classes if your schedule does not allow for the weekday program.
  • * Upon completion the students will have a NJ Motor Vehicle Commission issued Class A Driver’s License and OSHA pocket card
  • * Course completion will require students to have an 80% or more attendance rate.
  • *Continuous help for job placement once the course is completed.

Class B Passenger Endorsement

Advanced Class B with Passenger

Class B with Passenger CDL Classroom

In the classroom we will teach the following items:

  • CDL General Knowledge
  • CDL Air Brakes
  • Hours of Service Rules
    • Log Books
    • eLogs
  • NJ Safe Driver Course

Class B with Passenger Yard Skills

Out in our bus training yard, we will teach you how to:

  • Properly pre-trip and post trip
  • Properly perform an air break test
  • Properly perform the in-cab inspection
  • Straight line back
  • Offset back
  • Back into a spot at a 90 degree turn
  • Parallel park to the right (blind side)
  • Parallel park to the left (sight side)

Class B with Passenger Road Skills

Once our students become proficient with their yard skills, we take them out on the road to teach them:

  • How to turn wide
  • How and when to stop at rail road tracks
  • How to drive on rural roads
  • How to drive on city roads
  • How to drive on highways
  • And evening classes M-T up until 8:00 PM

Class B with Passenger Lesson Plan

Lesson plan for Class B CDL with passenger. Instruction is provided to prepare students to pass all written exams for their bus license and teach students the theories behind commercial vehicle operation.

  • *Class B course is a total of 120 hours of training.
  • *The course runs Monday through Friday from 8am-430pm. We also offer weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) classes if your schedule does not allow for the weekday program.
  • *Upon completion, the students will have a NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Class B driver’s license and passenger endorsement.
  • *Course completion will require students to have 80% attendance rate.
  • *Continuous help for job placement once the course is completed.

Mike’s School of Trucking Financial Options

If you don’t have the full payment available for our courses, have no worries as we provide many ways to help make your dream of becoming a professional truck driver a reality!

  • For veterans, we work with the VA and accept their voucher program.
  • Workforce Improvement Act provided through the One Stop Career Centers of NJ.
  • We partner with major carriers that are willing to pay for your education with us Or Reimburse.
  • If none of the above fit you just right, we also offer financing.

About Mike’s School of Trucking

Our instructors here at Mike’s School of Trucking have over 60 years of experience in CDL driving and training. No matter what class of license and endorsements you want to earn, we will guide you through the process to become a professional driver. We do more than train you to drive and take your road test. We also prepare you for the interviewing process, help with job placement, and educate you in the business aspect of the trucking profession. We will remain in touch with you for up to 6 months after graduation to make sure you are well on your way to becoming a professional driver.

Companies That Hired Our CDL School Students

Cocacola
Comcar
Covenant
Frozen Food Express
Mclane
Silvi
US Xpress
Werner
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