Driver Education Instructor Course

To become a Driver Education Instructor, you must attend and satisfactorily pass the 80-hour Basic Driver Education Course (BDEC). The BDEC offerings are below:


The qualifications are as follows:


  • Have at least four years’ experience as a licensed operator of a motor vehicle.


  • Have not been convicted of a felony, or convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, in the ten years immediately preceding the date of application.


  • Not have had a revocation or suspension of his driver license in the five years immediately preceding the date of application.


  • Have graduated from high school or hold a high school equivalency certificate.


  • Not have had convictions for moving violations totaling five or more points in the three years preceding the date of application.

Professional development conference opportunities:

South East Region ADTSEA

50th Annual Conference 

Charlotte, North Carolina
February 21-22, 2020

Crown Plaza - Charlotte Executive Park

NC Driver & Traffic Safety

Clemmons, NC

April 23 - 25, 2020

1.2 CEU (1.6 for Early Bird, 12 or 16 DMV)

ADTSEA National Conference

Burlington, VT

July 21 – 24, 2019

2.5 CEU (25 hours for DMV)


Teen Leadership Conference

July 19 - 22, 2019

DoubleTree by hilton

870 Williston Rd

South Burlington, VT


9015 Pleasant Ridge Road

Charlotte, NC 28215

Phone: 980-343-6573

Fax:  980-343-6044