The Premier CDL, Heavy Equipment, & Oilfield Training Facility
The instructional staff at Great Lakes Truck Driving School is made up of highly qualified professional drivers and heavy equipment operators with years of experience in their industry. Our dedicated staff pledges their unwavering commitment to:
- Provide quality driver training programs and heavy equipment programs that will instill a positive attitude.
- Provide practical and theoretical instruction that will produce safe, well-qualified drivers and heavy equipment operators who will be an asset to their company and their community.
Situated on over 10 acres, our state-of-the art training facility is centrally located and is within 30 minutes of downtown Cleveland, Elyria, Lorain and Medina. Consisting of a 9,000 square foot building, this expansive facility houses spacious classrooms, offices, and student break/activity areas. With ample acreage, and a designated shifting track, our students are able to practice backing maneuvers and perfect their skills. The Heavy Equipment Training Area resembles a construction site where students learn safety, jobsite set-up, topography readings, grading techniques, trenching, laying pipe, loading dump trucks, footer set-up and more!
Great Lakes Truck Driving School, Inc. is a privately held corporation, with Doris Young as its President. Ms. Doris Young is a professional Truck Driving School Administrator with over 30 years of experience. Come by and visit our facility at 27740 Royalton Rd., Columbia Station, OH, just west of Strongsville on Route 82.
This program is designed for individuals who have no previous tractor-trailer experience and are seeking training to obtain a Class A CDL. It also includes training and certifications on the most frequently used heavy construction equipment. Training prepares students for the CDL Skills Test and entry- level employment as a tractor-trailer driver and/or heavy equipment operator.