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Driver Ed

Driver Training Services

Driver Instruction & Training for Teens and Adults


Developing skills for a lifetime!drivingschool

Southwest Virginia Community College offers training in Driver Education for the beginning driver. Limited to 18 students.

To register, click here for instructions.

Driver Education

Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel features:

  • Ten modules of “Behind-the-Wheel” driving procedures for the beginning student.
  • Incorporates the Virginia Curriculum and Administrative Guidelines for Driver Education as recognized by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Provides a minimum of 36 fifty-minute periods of classroom instruction
  • Provides a minimum of 14 fifty-minute periods of Behind-the-Wheel (In-Car) instruction, includes a standardized road skills examination.

Tuition Cost

  • $265.00 – Classroom only – in person (36 fifty minute periods)
  • $225.00 – Behind-the-Wheel only – under 19 years old (14 fifty-minute periods – 7 periods of driving & 7 periods of observation)
  • $300.00 – Behin-the-Wheel only – 19 years and older (14 fifty-minute periods of driving)
  • $490.00 – Classroom & Behind-the-Wheel instruction (Classroom – 36 fifty-minute periods  & Behind-the-Wheel – 14 fifty-minute periods [7 fifty-minute periods of driving & 7 fifty-minute periods of observation])

The classroom is offered as an evening class (6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.) during the public school year and can be offered during the summer as a day/evening class.

Classroom begins:

(must have 7 students for class to make)

Starts  June 2, 2014 and Ends July 2, 2014

 Monday & Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Behind-the-Wheel begins:

Currently enrolling students.  Once the registration is complete/tuition paid the instructor will contact student/parent/guardian and schedule the student for the 14 fifty-minute driving periods.  (Two students per driving period.)


Mail to: 
Southwest Virginia Community College
Center for Community, Workforce & Economic Solutions
ATTN: Edna Sizemore
PO Box SVCC
Richlands, VA  24641

For additional information, please call: 276.964.7369, 1.800.822.822 ext. 3, or V/TDD 276.964.7235

Fax: 276.964.7744 between 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.