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Driver Training Services

Driver Training Services

Driver Improvement Clinic | Driver Education | Driver’s Manual Course | 3 Exam Failure | Motorcycle Rider Training

Driver Improvement Clinic

SWCC is a certified provider for the National Safety Council driving course. The driver improvement clinic is recognized by Department of Motor Vehicles and covers defensive driving techniques. This course is for those drivers that are assigned by the courts and DMV. Drivers can also choose to volunteer for the clinic for a possible reduction in insurance premiums. Class limited to 30 students (first 30 to complete registration and submit payment).
Buchanan Hall, Room 121
Dates: Clinic is held on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

  • July 15, 2017
  • Aug 19, 2017
  • Sep 16, 2017
  • Oct 14, 2017
  • Nov 4, 2017
  • Dec 2, 2017

Cost: $60.00    (Cash, Money Order, or Cashier’s check payable to Southwest Virginia Community College. Must be registered and tuition paid 5 days prior to the class start date)
Please complete this Driver Improvement Clinic Student Information Form and submit it with your payment.


Driver Education – Instruction & Training for Teens & Adults

Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel features:

  • Ten modules of instructional or classroom driving procedures.
  • Incorporates the Virginia Curriculum and Administrative Guide for Driver Education through the Department of Education. It is recognized by the Department of Motor Vehicle.
  • 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)
  • $490.00 – Classroom & Behind-the-Wheel instruction
    (Classroom instruction – 36 fifty-minute periods & Behind-the-Wheel instruction – 14 fifty-minute periods – 7 periods of driving & 7 periods of observation.

Classroom

This course is for the person (under age 19) who needs to meet the required 36 fifty-minute periods of classroom training for a driver’s license. The course will prepare the person to successfully pass the written test for their learners and get them ready for the behind-the-wheel part of the driver’s education program.
Maximum of 30 students, class size has a 8 student minimum.

Date: Sep 5 to Nov 2, 2017 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Cost: $265.00

Behind the Wheel

This course is for the person (under age 19) who needs the course to meet the required 14 fifty minute periods (7 periods of driving and 7 periods of observation) to get their license. If the person has completed the required 36 fifty-minute period through another DMV approved school, they can submit a certificate of completion card and take this course. I must have at least two to start a driving session. Once the participants are registered and the tuition is paid the instructor will contact the participants and schedule the dates and times of the driving sessions.

Dates: Variable Schedule – The Behind-the- Wheel can be completed within seven days while public school is in session or 4 days when public school is not in session.
Cost: $225.00


Driver’s Manual Course

This course is for the person that has failed the written test for their learners three times. The course will prepare the person to successfully pass and be allowed to take the written test again at the DMV office. For those younger than 19 that have completed the Driver’s Education classroom (must present school with certificate of completion)

Dates: All classes meet on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Buchanan Hall, Room 106

  • July 15, 2017
  • Aug 19, 2017
  • Sep 16, 2017
  • Oct 14, 2017
  • Nov 4, 2017
  • Dec 2, 2017

Cost: $100.00 (Cash, Money Order, or Cashier’s check payable to Southwest Virginia Community College. (Must be registered and tuition paid 5 days prior to the class start date)
Please complete this Drivers Manual Student Information form and submit it with your payment if registering online.


Driver’s Re-examination Course – Three Exam Failure

This course is for the person (under age 19) that has failed the written test for their learners three times and has not completed the classroom part of the Driver’s Education. The course will prepare the person to successfully pass and be allowed to take the written test again at the DMV office. The course will consist of 36 fifty-minute periods of classroom training. Class maximum is 18 students: class minimum is 7 students. Please complete this Drivers Re-examination Course Student Information form  and submit it with your payment.

Dates: Sep 6 to Nov 7, 2017, 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Cost: $265.00


For more information, please contact Edna Sizemore, Driver Training Services Manager, at 276.964.7369, edna.sizemore@sw.edu

Complete the following steps to register online.

  1. Go to https://sw.augusoft.net/
  2. Click Driving Education under the Transportation and Driving Services heading.
  3. Select the class you want from the block info or under Featured Classes
  4. Click “Add to Cart”
  5. Click “Create New Profile” under New Students or Sign In if you have previously created an account.
  6. Enter the respective information needed to create your account
  7. Click “view cart” to enter the payment screen (right side of screen underneath the shopping cart)
  8. Click “Checkout”
  9. Follow the steps on the payment screen to pay for the class using debit/credit or e-check
  10. Print your receipts and sign out
  11. Download and print the Student Information Form (link in course info on this page) & mail to the address below or email to edna.sizemore@sw.edu
     

Complete the Registration Package if NOT registering online:

  1. Complete the Non-Credit-Student-Application-Form
  2. Complete the Student Information form for the specific course.
    1. Pay tuition by one of the following:
    2. Cash
    3. Cashier’s Check (Payable to SWCC)
    4. Money Order (Payable to SWCC)
  3. Registration can be submitted by one of the following ways:
    In person (Buchanan Hall, room 120)
    By mail
  4. Registration package can be obtained:

 In person (Buchanan Hall, room 120)
Mail (see address below)
Fax: 276.964.7744
E-Mail: edna.sizemore@sw.edu
Mail to:  SWCC, ATTN: Edna Sizemore, PO Box SVCC Richlands, VA 24641


Virginia Rider Training Program – Motorcycle Rider Courses

Beginning Rider Course (MRC-RSS)

SWCC is certified to offer the Virginia Rider Training Program and is recognized by the Department of Motor Vehicles. We utilize The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course curriculum. The course will provide the basic entry-level skills for a new rider to begin practicing and developing the mental and motor skills important for safe street operation and introduce the fundamentals of safe, responsible motorcycling. It will also include the knowledge and skills that lead to licensing and motorcycle operation on the streets and highways.

Upon successfully passing the written test and the skills evaluation a participant will receive a M2 temporary 30-day license. Participants will need to take the temporary license to the DMV to get their M2 endorsement added to their license.

Dates:

  • (FSU) July 21-23, 2017
  • (FSU) Aug 4-6, 2017
  • (RFS) Aug 17-19, 2017
  • (FSU) Sep 8-10, 2017
  • (FSU) Sep 22-24, 2017
  • (FSU) Oct 6-8, 2017
  • (FSU) Oct 20-22, 2017
  • FSU – Fri 6:00PM to 9:30PM, Sat & Sun 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • RFS – Thu 6:00PM to 9:30PM, Fri & Sat 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Cost:
$153.00 – Virginia Residents

SWCC  PROVIDES:

  • Motorcycles and Helmets (3/4 face DOT)

STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Gloves: Full-fingered, made of leather or other material with resistance to abrasion
  2. Eye protection: Sunglasses, safety glasses, goggles or prescription glasses willsuffice
  3. Boots: Sturdy over-the-ankle to protect the ankles and feetwith little or no heel and no cloth or canvas
  4. Long pants: Denim is best or material of other equivalent durability
  5. Long sleeved shirt or jacket: Protection in the event of a fall or crash
  6. Helmets: DOT Three -quarter helmet is required if bringing your own three-quarter helmet it needs a shield or you need to have sun glasses
  7. Rain gear: Some type of jacket in case it rains
  8. Lunch for day 2 and day 3

***Students under 18 years of age will require written parental permission. A parent must attend the first class to sign MOTORCYCLE SAFETY COURSE WAIVER & INDEMNIFICATION
and provide written permission for students under the age of 18.

Complete the following steps to register online for the motorcycle classes:

  1. Go to http://sw.edu and click Apply for Admission to complete and submit your application.
  2. Call Edna Sizemore 276.964.7369 to get permission to register. (give her your EmplID received when you applied online)
  3. Go back to http://sw.edu. Click on MYSouthwest on the top menu bar on right.
  4. Login and register for your class that you were given registration permission.
  5. You must pay for the class at the time you register.
  6. If tuition is not paid by the Monday prior to class, unpaid students are backed out.

To register by mail rather than online, download and complete the forms below and mail to:

Attn: Edna Sizemore, Driver Training Services, POB SVCC, Richlands, VA  24641

or
Contact Edna Sizemore at edna.sizemore@sw.edu or 276.964.7369 for assistance.

Admission Application

Registration-Add/Drop Classes

Class Selection Sheet

Payment Information