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 

 

 

Registration

What to bring when you register

1. Registration Packet, completed and signed. The packet includes:

  • Registration Form
  • Acknowledgment of Risks
  • 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.

2. Driving permit, both the original and a photocopy

3. Auto insurance card, with policy number and expiration date

4. 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.

*FEE ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS.

Office Locations and Contacts

Albany Office:
Open until 6pm on Monday, February 24th & Tuesday, February 25th!
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
6500 SW Pacific Blvd - Willamette Hall Room 120; Albany Campus

Corvallis Office:
Registration hours are:  Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
757 NW Polk Ave; Corvallis

Lebanon Office:
Registration hours are:  Monday - Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
44 Industrial Way; Lebanon

Sweet Home Office: 
Registration hours are:  Monday-Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Closed Fridays
1661 Long Street; Sweet Home

 

 

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.

 

Summer is going to look a little different than our traditional classes:

  • The classroom portion will be held interactive and virtually with two instructors per class.
  • Student and parents/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 held online with the REQUIRED driving to be scheduled when it is safe for students and instructors to be in the vehicle. 
  • Students must complete all course requirements in order to receive a certificate.
  • 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.
  • Any questions? please email Melissa Richey at richeym@linnbenton.edu

 

 

Summer 2020 Driver Education Class Schedule

Students and parent/guardian must both attend the first orientation class and students must attend the second class. We begin processing registration on Monday, February 24th. 

Check the status of your certificate.
*Reminder, we must see the students permit in order to release the certificate:

Online Learning
We are offering 4 online courses this summer:

Monday/Wednesday class full. We are currently not accepting Registrations for this Driver Education class.

#1 Starts: Monday, June 22, 2020
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Google Classroom & Meet
Meets: Mondays
Total of 11 class sessions:
6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, & 8/31

Fees (all materials included):
* 15-17 years with Permit: $265.00 (CRN 16362) possible DMV Waiver
* 18 & Older or with a License: $445.00 (CRN 16364) does not qualify for DMV Waiver

#2 Starts: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Google Classroom & Meet
Meets: Wednesdays
Total of 11 class sessions:
6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26, & 9/2

Fees (all materials included):
* 15-17 years with Permit: $265.00 (CRN 16356) possible DMV Waiver
* 18 & Older or with a License: $445.00 (CRN 16358) does not qualify for DMV Waiver

#3 Starts: Monday, June 29, 2020
Time: 9:00pm-12:00pm
Location: Google Classroom & Meet
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays
Total of 11 class sessions:
6/29, 7/1, 7/6, 7/8, 7/13, 7/15, 7/20, 7/22, 7/27, 7/29, & 8/3

Fees (all materials included):
* 15-17 years with Permit: $265.00 (CRN 16347) possible DMV Waiver
* 18 & Older or with a License: $445.00 (CRN 16349) does not qualify for DMV Waiver

#4 Starts: Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Google Classroom & Meet
Meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Total of 11 class sessions:
7/7, 7/9, 7/14, 7/16, 7/21, 7/23, 7/28, 7/30, 8/4, 8/6, & 8/11

Fees (all materials included):
* 15-17 years with Permit: $265.00 (CRN 16365) possible DMV Waiver
* 18 & Older or with a License: $445.00 (CRN 16367) does not qualify for DMV Waiver

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. 

 

 

Resources 

Reminder: We must see the students permit in order to release the certificate.

  

 

Testimonies

"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 enough!
- Karen Withers, satisfied parent

"He has learned so much and his driving has improved by leaps and bounds since taking the class!"
-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!"
-Daina Schmid

"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.

Requirements
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. 

Preferences
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.

Special Instructions
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 richeym@linnbenton.edu.

Para asistencia en Español llame al (541) 917-4840 y pida hablar con Antonia.

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