A NYS Driver’s License is a prerequisite for three BWI skills training programs and a variety of better-paying career-ladder entry-level jobs. BWI is pleased to now offer motivated New Yorkers the chance for free training leading to the Class D (regular) NYS Driver’s License.
New York Drives combines driving lessons and professional development workshops to help you qualify for one of BWI’s job training programs. New York Drives connects motivated New Yorkers to one of the three following job training programs that require a driver’s license: Made in New York, Brooklyn Networks and Brooklyn Woods. All programs include job placement assistance.
New York Drives provides three weeks of part-time professional development skills training followed by three to four weeks of part-time driving lessons. After participants successfully pass the road test, Graduates can apply to one of BWI’s sector-based training programs leading to skilled employment. All programs include 2 years of job placement assistance. Trainees receive ongoing social supports through Single Stop.