Driver Education


In order to obtain a driver’s license in New York, NYS DMV requires that all permit holders successfully complete a five-hour program.

Requirements: Pre-registration required.
Must bring NYS Permit.

Arrive at scheduled time for processing—late arrivals will not be admitted.

5200    10    5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.    (W)    1/15    DCC    G Woods    $41
5201    11    5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.    (W)    2/19    DCC    G Woods    $41
5202    12    5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.    (W)    3/19    DCC    G Woods    $41    
5203    13    5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.    (W)    4/16    DCC    G Woods    $41 

5204    90    4:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.    (T)    1/14    DS    Firehock    $41
5205    91    4:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.    (T)    2/11    DS    Firehock    $41
5206    92    10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.    (S)    3/8    DS    Firehock    $41
5207    93    10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.    (S)    4/5    DS    Firehock    $41



Learn proper driving techniques, laws and responsibilities applicable to driving in New York state. Successful completion of this 48-hour course (24 classroom/24 on-road driving instruction) includes the five-hour NYS Pre-Licensing course (listed above), certificate earned meets requirement to schedule a road test and earn a senior license by age 17, possible high school credit (check with district) and an approximate 10-15% premium insurance reduction.

Requirements: 16 years old and hold a NYS Permit or License by Feb. 3, 2014.

Pre-register prior to Orientation. Mandatory attendance for all classes.

Required Text: “Drive Right” 11th Edition by Ronald Budig available at the DCC Bookstore.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: Thurs., Jan. 30, 2014 from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at DCC Main Campus. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend with student. Road hours are assigned at orientation in the order registrations were received, so register as soon as you are sure you have the flexibility in your schedule to attend all required hours as outlined below.

Class Hours: start Mon., Feb. 3, 2014 End: Thurs., May 22, 2014 from 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Road Hours: scheduled in 90-minute blocks of time on Mon.-Thurs. from 2:30 – 7 p.m. and
Sat. from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Road hours end by Sat., May 24 (weather dependent)
5208 10 (MTWRS) 2/3-5/24 DCC C Firehock $495


This NYS-DMV approved six-hour class entitles licensed drivers or permit holders to a 10% reduction in their liability, collision and No-Fault insurance. Topics include review of safe driving tips as well as updated vehicle and traffic laws. Completion of this class can reduce up to four points off your record. (6 Hours)

Pre-registration required. Late arrivals will not be admitted.

5209     10    6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.    (M)    2/3-2/10    DCC    M Sheehan    $42
5212    11    6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.    (M)    4/21-4/28    DCC    M Sheehan  $42
5210    90    9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.    (S)    3/1    DS    M Sheehan    $42
5211    91    9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.    (S)    4/5    DS    M Sheehan    $42