GDL - Car Driving:1085 N Black Horse Pike Ste 7,
Williamstown, NJ 08094

License: #22094S

CDL Training Yard:
700-900 Cenco Blvd,
Clayton, NJ 08312

Ext 1 - Car Driving Ext 2 - Trucks & Buses

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CDL Lesson Plans In Clayton, New Jersey

If you’re looking to jumpstart your career in the trucking industry, you need a reliable training program that will prepare you to earn a commercial driver license (CDL). Students who enroll in a CDL course at Mike’s Driving School, Inc. will find thoughtfully constructed lesson plans for Class A and B drivers. Located in Clayton, New Jersey, Mike’s Driving School has been training safe drivers for nearly three decades. Learn more about us and our available courses today.

CDL Course Lesson Plans

Each of our CDL school courses is built to equip students with the skills they need to be responsible commercial drivers. Courses begin with classroom instruction and skill development in our training yard before students go out on the road for real-life practice. Each lesson plan is carefully designed to ensure students master the skills required for a CDL.

Class A CDL Courses

Our Advanced Class A with Forklift and Advanced Class A Refresher courses both offer 200 hours of instruction. The lesson plans for these courses will cover topics including:

  • Air brakes theory and operation
  • Combination vehicles
  • Pre-trip inspection
  • In-cab inspection
  • Straight-line backing
  • 90-degree alley dock maneuver
  • Parallel parking
  • Shifting
  • Turning
  • Defensive driving

Instructors will prepare students with the skills needed to pass the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) exams required to earn a CDL. This course also includes forklift operator training approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Classes typically run Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have earned an NJ MVC Class A CDL and an OSHA forklift certification.

Learn To Drive Forklifts

The Forklift OSHA Certification course is an eight-hour program with classroom and hands-on instruction. The lesson plan includes:

  • OSHA rules and regulations
  • Pre-trip and post-trip protocols
  • Safe forklift operation
  • Moving and stacking pallets

At the end of the course, students will take the OSHA test for powered industrial trucks. Graduates will earn an OSHA-approved forklift certificate and wallet card.

Class B CDL

Our Advanced Class B Straight Truck with Forklift course offers students 128 hours of training in preparation for the CDL exam. The lesson plan for this course includes theories behind commercial vehicle operation, forklift operation, and all yard and road skills needed for the CDL exam. Upon completion, students can earn an NJ MVC-issued Class B CDL and an OSHA-approved pocket card for forklift operation. This course typically runs Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Class B Passenger Endorsement

The Advanced Class B with Passenger course provides students with 120 hours of interactive training. The lesson plan for this course prepares students to pass all exams required for the Class B CDL. Students will learn the theories behind commercial vehicle operation and practice on Class B vehicles in our training yard. With the add-on passenger endorsement, licensed Class B drivers can operate passenger vehicles such as buses, shuttles, and limousines. This course runs from Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Upon successful completion of the course, students can earn an NJ MVC Class B CDL and passenger endorsement.

All CDL courses at Mike’s Driving School include minimum attendance requirements for graduation eligibility. Mike’s Driving School is committed to helping students pursue rewarding careers in the trucking and transportation industry. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and job placement assistance is offered to graduates. While most courses are typically scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekend and evening classes may be available to accommodate student schedules.

Learn More About Our CDL Course Offerings

If you are looking for a CDL course that will thoroughly prepare you for your exams, choose Mike’s Driving School, Inc. Our experienced instructors take the time to help each student develop the skills and knowledge they need to approach their CDL exams with confidence. Located in Clayton, NJ, Mike’s Driving School is the premier choice for students from Burlington County to Cape May County. To enroll in an upcoming course, contact us today.

Monday: 9AM – 5PM | Tuesday: 9AM – 7PM | Wednesday: 9AM – 5PM | Thursday: 9AM – 7PM
Friday: 9AM – 5PM | Saturday: 9AM – 12PM (By Appointment) | Sunday: Closed
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