IDG offers classes to make drivers’ lives better

Classes are offered both in-person and online. Available classes are listed below, once a class is fully booked, it will be removed from the schedule.
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We add new class openings weekly – if you don’t see a class you want, please check the website again or contact our team at

212-706-8863

or email us at education@drivingguild.org

Defensive Driving Class:

IDG offers BCF Defensive Driving Class (DDC6) which is required every 3 years. This class is held every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am – 6pm. If you are affiliated with a Black Car base, you will receive a check for $300 within 8 weeks after attending the class. You can also get a 10% discount on your insurance and up to 4 points removed from your license. Also you can take this course every 18 months to have points reduced off your license.

Available at 2 locations:
IDG Office
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41-09 36th St. #3 Long Island City NY 11101
Black Car Safety Center
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37-10 Skillman Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101
The Black Car Fund Wellness, Safety and Education (STEP) Program

Eligible drivers receive a one-time payment of $150 to complete The Black Car Fund Wellness, Safety and Education (STEP) Program through The Black Car Fund. The wellness course is designed to help drivers improve their physical and mental health on the road.

Location:
Black Car Safety Center
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37-10 Skillman Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101
5 STAR CLASS

The IDG is offering the 5 Star class to teach you some tricks of the trade, some communication techniques to prevent you from making fatal mistakes while transporting your riders to their destination, while keeping customers happy and safe on the road. Drivers who’ve been deactivated from Uber for low-ratings will be reactivated after successful completion of this class.

This class is free for drivers
IDG OFFICE
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41-09 36th St. #3 Long Island City NY 11101
*Limited capacity due to COVID-19 Safety precautions
English as a Second Language (ESL)

IDG English classes – This course is designed for ESL learners at all levels with the purpose of enhancing your English language skills through a digital lens. Our focus is on driver/rider communication. Empower yourself. Improve your English skills and practice conversations at your level.

Classes run from January 15, 2024 – June 20, 2024

Level 1 Beginners: Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00am-1:00pm

Level 2 High Beginners: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:30pm-4:30pm

Level 3 Intermediate: Wednesday and Thursday 10:00am-1:00pm

*NEW Total Beginners: Thursday 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Please sign up and you must come in person to Registration Day on January 10, 2024

Location:
IDG Office
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41-09 36th Street #3, Long Island City, NY 11101