Extended Learning Classes & Training
Driver Education & Vehicle Safety
Did you know every 7 seconds, someone is injured in a car crash? Or that every 15 minutes someone is killed?* LBCC has over 25 years of experience teaching Driver Education in Linn and Benton counties. Courses are approved by the Oregon Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division and utilize their curriculum.
Register early to secure your spot, as space is limited. Scroll down for class offerings and schedules.
*Source: The National Safety Council
COVID-19 2020 Fall Term Remote Driver Education Plan
Students, parents, and guardians, please read the following:
- This fall there will be two remote Driver Education classes.
- The classroom portion will be held virtually through Google Meet and Google Classroom. There will be two instructors per class.
- Student must have reliable internet, camera, and microphone capability.
- Student and parents and/or guardians must attend the first scheduled virtual class together.
- Students will be asked to hold up their permit so we can record seeing it.
- All classroom work will be completed via Google Classroom.
- The driving portion of Driver Education is required.
- Students and parents and/or Guardians will receive an email form to gather information in order to schedule their drives
- Students will be required to come to the Albany Campus to pick up their books and
materials. Once a student is registered they will receive the dates and times that
are available for contact free pick up.
- Students must complete all course requirements in order to receive a certificate.
- Any questions? please email Melissa Richey at firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Registration Packet, completed and signed. The packet includes:
- Registration Form
- Acknowledgment of Risks
- Waiver of Liability Addendum for COVID-19
- Parent/Student Questionnaire
- Information Disclosure Authorization - This form gives parents/guardians authorization to talk with the classroom instructor, driving instructor, or office staff regarding student progress. It must be completed by the student, otherwise we cannot acknowledge a student is in the class.
- Driving permit photocopy
- Registration fee:
- Age 15-17 with driver permit (Eligible for DMV Waiver) $265*
- Age 15-17 with driver license (Not Eligible for DMV Waiver) $445
- Age 18 or over upon completion of the course (Not Eligible for DMV Waiver) $445
- All course materials are included in class fees.</li>
Send the completed form, copy of permit and payment to email@example.com. Registration is not complete until all the above has been received. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m, Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
6500 SW Pacific Blvd - Willamette Hall Room 120; Albany Campus
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
757 NW Polk Ave; Corvallis
Monday - Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
44 Industrial Way; Lebanon
Sweet Home Office:
Monday-Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Closed Fridays
1661 Long Street; Sweet Home
DRIVER PERMIT PREPARATION and TEACHING YOUR TEEN TO DRIVE are still accepting enrollment.
Register now to reserve your place in the class!
Check back for Winter term Driver Education listings.
For more information, please contact Melissa Richey firstname.lastname@example.org
DRIVER PERMIT PREPARATION
Starts: Monday, October 19, 2020
Location: Google Meet
Total of 2 class sessions:
Fees: $35, additional $5 materials fee
Register now by calling 541-917-4840
TEACHING YOUR TEEN TO DRIVE
Meets once: Monday, November 2, 2020
Location: Google Meet
Fees: $10, additional $5 materials fee
Register now by calling 541-917-4840
Albany Campus, Benton Center, Lebanon Center, and Sweet Home Center:
All classes are being held online, until further notice with driving occurring when it is safe to do so.
To qualify for a refund, you must cancel your registration at least 72 hours before the start of the course.
DMV Drive-Test Waiver
Possible waiver of DMV Behind-the-Wheel drive test - Specific requirements must be met in order to qualify and will be presented during the parent/student orientation. Note: students over the age of 18 do not qualify.
The State of Oregon has the following mandatory requirements:
- Both student and parent/guardian participate in a 3-hour orientation class
- 30 hours of classroom instruction
- 12 hours on the road with an instructor (6 hours behind-the-wheel and 6 hours of active observation)
- 5 hours minimum of additional documented, supervised driving practice. Driving must be supervised by someone at least 21 years of age, with a valid driver license for at least three years.
IMPORTANT: You must read the Parent and Student Handbook before attending orientation.
Reminder: We must see the students permit in order to release the certificate.
"I wanted to thank you and the staff for doing an AWESOME job.... I was SO impressed
with how much my son learned, confidence he gained and expertise of your staff. Kudos
to all the Drivers Ed staff, they were wonderful and I can't recommend this program
- Karen Withers, satisfied parent
"He has learned so much and his driving has improved by leaps and bounds since taking
-Chris Button, satisfied parent
"I am very, very impressed with the level of skill and confidence that she gained throughout this course."
-Shar Fagersten, satisfied parent
"She's a much more confident and attentive driver because of your great program."
-Suzy Greenwood, satisfied parent
"Wonderful! Thank you so much for this program, I've definitely learned a few things
from our conversations about what he was learning as well! Thanks again!"
"Thank you for so patiently helping our family through the drivers education course. We're delighted our two youngest children completed the course with instructors who seemed genuinely invested in both the program and our kids." -Satisfied Parent
Become a Driver Education Instructor
Work up to 16 hours a week during the school year and up to 40 hours a week during Summer Term. Hours are flexible with competitive pay. Driving time is scheduled by the instructor, and LBCC will provide the instruction vehicle.
Candidates must be 23 years of age with a minimum of three years driving experience. Must be computer literate and fluent with standard Google suite applications. Must be able to work with students of all ages.
Preference given to applicants who are bilingual, specifically in Spanish. Preference given to those with training as law enforcement, emergency personal, nurses, mail carriers, delivery drivers, public transit drivers, or K-12 teachers.
Applicants are responsible for completing a 9-week certification to earn their ODOT Instructor Certification. Applicants are responsible for the cost of training, with potential partial reimbursement after two terms of service.
Questions? Contact Melissa Richey at email@example.com