What is Drivers’ Education?Drivers’ Education is a non-credit class offered by Capital University Center during the Spring and Summer Sessions to students in grades 8-12 and to adults. All practice driving will be scheduled with the instructor. Students are required to be 14 years of age before performing the practice driving portion of the class.
What do I do?To receive a certificate of completion, students must complete:
- 30 hours of class room instruction,
- 6 hours or practice driving time,
- 6 hours of observation time.
How much is it?Drivers’ Education currently costs $300. CUC retains the right to make modifications should program costs increase. It is CUC’s intent to avoid additional charges unless absolutely necessary.
Program costs include: Faculty and driver salaries, car rental and adaptation, insurance, auto repair, teaching supplies, support services, and student certificate processing.
When is it offered?Driver’s Education is usually held in three sessions through March, April and part of June each year.
Participants are encouraged to sign up early as the sessions fill up quickly..
Ft. Pierre students wanting to take session classes beginning at 3:15 pm during the school year will be accommodated. Instructors will work with those students after class to cover their late arrivals.
Registration InformationRegistration forms for Driver’s Education in 2018 will be available in January 2018 at:
- Middle School and High School offices in Pierre and Fort Pierre
- CUC Administrative Offices (CUC Second Floor, 925 East Sioux Avenue)
- CUC Website: Click Here for the form.
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