Ever want to learn how to save a life? How about flying a plane? Or maybe become an expert boater?

All is possible with three outstanding small businesses in the Garden State.

One of the things that seem to be recession-proof, or at least carrying a higher level of protection, is the education/training industry.

Many people get to a point in their careers where they want a complete change.

And many young people are looking to the pending graduation from high school and decide they'd like to earn a practical skill before moving on.

Maybe you're retired and always wanted to fly a plane, buy a boat or learn CPR. These three NJ small businesses have you covered.

Lifeline CPR & First Aid Instruction in Bloomfield


Air-Mods Flight Academy in Robbinsville

Captain Jacks Boating School in South Bound Brook

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Bill Spadea. Any opinions expressed are Bill's own. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., talkin’ Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.

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