Driver’s Manual Course

Driver’s Manual Course

8-hour Exam Failure Course

Next Class January 28, 2017

 Driver’s Manual Courseroadsigns

This course is for the person (age 19 or older) that has failed their learners test three times.  The Driver’s Manual course consists of an 8-hour classroom training based on the Virginia Driver’s Manual.  The course will prepare the person to successfully pass and be allowed to take the written test again at the DMV office.

Effective July 1, 2016 the Driver’s Manual Course is available for those younger than 19 if they have previously completed the classroom component of driver education  and they must provide the school with certificate of completion card (DEC-1).

Cost $100.00 (cash, money order or cashier’s check payable to Southwest Virginia Community College)

Must register and pay for the class 5 days prior to class.

2017 Schedule

To registered for the Driver’s Manual Course print out the two forms below and mail to  (Southwest Virginia Community College, ATTN:  Edna Sizemore, P. O. Box SVCC, Richlands, VA  24641) and pay for the course.


Print out the two forms below and mail to:

Southwest Virginia Community College
Center for Community, Workforce & Economic Solutions
ATTN: Edna Sizemore
 P.O. Box SVCC
Richlands, VA 24641

Click here to download a SWCC Application form. (PDF)
Click Driver’s Manual Student Information form (PDF)


To online registration and pay for the class, please complete the following steps or click here:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “courses” on the left side of the screen
  3. Click “Driving Education” under Transportation and Driving Services
  4. Click the Drivers Manual Course link
  5. Click “Add to Cart” (Underneath the Facebook “like” button)
  6. Click “Create New Profile”
  7. Enter the respective information needed to create your account
  8. Click “view cart” to enter the payment screen (right side of screen underneath the shopping cart)
  9. Click “Checkout”
  10. Follow the steps on the payment screen to pay for the class using debit/credit or e-check
  11. Print your receipts and sign out
  12. Print out the Driver’s Manual Student Information form and mail to the address below or email to

For more information contact:
Edna Sizemore at 276.964.7396 or email: