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Becoming a Driver Ed Instructor

Oregon Administrative Rules require all Driver Ed instructors who teach for an ODOT-TSD approved teen program to complete an approved course of study.

More information about these courses is listed below. WOU offers classes in various locations throughout the state. Please see our schedule of courses to register for an upcoming class.

Foundations of Traffic Safety Education (FTSE)
This course is required and must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in either of the next two courses.
Fundamentals of Classroom Traffic Safety Instruction (FOC)
Successful completion certifies individual to be able to instruct in the classroom.
Fundamentals of Behind-the-Wheel Instruction (BTW)

Successful completion certifies individual to be able to instruct in a vehicle.

In addition to taking the training classes, approved Driver Ed instructors must also meet the following criteria,

Get a Job as a Driver Education Instructor


Wondering who to contact about getting a job as a Driver Ed Instructor? Click here to see a list of approved providers in your area.


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Phone: 503-838-8483 or | e-mail: innovation@wou.edu

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