Driver & Safety Education

The Driver and Safety Education Certification program provides training to instruct Driver Education within public, private, commercial and Technical Colleges throughout the state. Students will learn to teach the goals and outcomes of driver and traffic safety education. These goals include in-car instruction, including observation, curriculum development and practical experience behind-the-wheel; curriculum information selection, development and use, with observation and teaching activities and classroom curriculum development; problems of alcohol, drugs and addiction, the effects of physiological, psychological and sociological aspects, as well as how education programs are utilized within our community and schools; behavioral aspects in accident prevention using concepts and methods to understand the impact on unsatisfactory driver-related attitudes and behaviors; and basic concepts and principles of safety and loss prevention, with an emphasis on various teaching techniques relating to school and roadway safety and risk awareness.

Program Name: 
Driver & Safety Education
Program Number: 
30-812-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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  • Program is part of a stackable pathway at this college. Click icon for career pathways rep.
  • Program transfers from this college to other institutions.* Click icon for college transfer info.
  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
*It is strongly recommended you secure the agreement with the institution you intend to transfer to.