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State Certified Instructor Program


The bus driver instructor training course is conducted by the California Department of Education. The three week course lasts a minimum of eight hours a day, five days a week, and includes several night sessions. It covers 44 subject areas, with emphasis on the fundamentals of classroom and behind-the-wheel teaching techniques. The fee for this course is $1,000.

Purpose of the Course

The course is designed for qualified individuals who have the desire, ability, and attitude to become competent instructors. The applicant will be provided with information on:

Course Schedule

Selection Guidelines and Application

Questions:   Lisa Middlekauff | lmiddlek@cde.ca.gov | 916-375-7103
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