Driver Training School Instructor

DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR

A Driver Training School Instructor provides specialized instruction to prepare a student to obtain a license to drive Class C motor vehicles in the state of Georgia.

WHO CAN BECOME A DRIVING TRAINING INSTRUCTOR

Any person employed by a certified driver training school to give driving instructions to students for the purpose of obtaining a license to drive Class C motor vehicles in the state of Georgia.

Individuals interested in becoming a certified Driver Training School Instructor will be subjected to the following rules and regulations:

Driver Training Rules and Regulations

DRIVER TRAINING INSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENTS

The following is required to become a Driver Training School Instructor:

  • Completed New Instructor Application.
  • $30 non-refundable application fee.
  • Complete a national and state fingerprint based criminal background check.
  • Obtain and submit a certified Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from each state in which they were licensed in the past 5 years except Georgia.
  • Submit a notarized employment letter (on school letterhead) signed by a DDS-certified Driver Training School owner within 90 days of applying.
  • Submit a lab report from an accredited laboratory for your drug screen of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, amphetamines, and phencyclidine completed within 30 days of applying.
  • Complete and pass the DDS administered instructor training and examination.  

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Register for your criminal background check through the  Download this pdf file. Georgia Applicant Processing System. 
  2. Please submit your Download this pdf file. application packet by mail, along with fees and all supporting documents to the following:

          Georgia Department of Driver Services
          Attn: Regulatory Compliance
         2206 East View Parkway
         Conyers, GA 30013

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please complete the application packet in its entirety to enable us to complete the process in a timely manner.  It is advisable when mailing to use certified or mailing that can be tracked.  Our goal is to complete processing of your application within 30 business days.  Once the application and supporting documentation are received, we will contact you within 7-10 business days.