How to Become a Driver Education Instructor

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The State of Nebraska requires that anyone teaching either classroom and/or behind the wheel instruction to teens and/or adults must have a driver education endorsement.

The National Safety Council - Nebraska Chapter is interviewing applicants who want to become a driver education instructor for part-time positions.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

For an application or more information, please provide your information below or contact us at 402.898.7348

To obtain an equivalency endorsement

Driver Education Instructor Training – Southeast Community College

DMV approved course for endorsement to teach driver education outside of the K-12 system in a noncredit format.  Focus is on fundamental driver education, curriculum development, and presentation skills. Course consists of both online and in-person courses.  In-person courses and behind the wheel instructor training provided at the SCC campus in Lincoln, NE.

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Prerequisite: Must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, valid operator’s license held in state of residence for two consecutive years, clean driving record (for the prior five years, the instructor candidate must have no violation on record for which five or more points might be assessed, including probation or other situations in which no points were actually assessed for the violation. You must have no suspensions or revocations on record within the last five years, including no convictions for DWI or any related alcohol or drug offense in connection with motor vehicle use. DMV Title 247.) This is a Department of Motor Vehicles-approved course for the certification of instructors to teach driver education in a non-credit format. Focus is on fundamental driver education, curriculum development and presentation skills. The intent of this class is for those individuals who want to teach outside the K-12 system.