Seniors For Safe Driving Seniors For Safe Driving
P.O. Box 2132 - Butler, Pennsylvania 16003 - (724) 283-0245 or (800) 559-4880 - info@seniorsforsafedriving.com

*SFSD course is approved by PennDOT
With otherwise no affiliation
Logo appears with PennDOTís permission

How Do I Become A Certified Instructor?

Instructor Certification Process

In order for a candidate to become a certified instructor for the Senior Driving Classes each individual must meet the following requirements:
  1. Each individual wanting to become an instructor must take attend a seven hour certification seminar in Butler, Pennsylvania. The seminar will be presented by instructors with at least five years teaching experience in the Seniors For Safe Driving program. The instructor's manual, as well as the course content, is included in this certification package as presented to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
     
  2. Your investment in becoming a Seniors For Safe Driving certified instructor is $ 175.00. Your check covers the cost of materials that will be issued to you at the certification seminar that include the instructorís manual, a series of videos that relate to the instructorís manual, and a series of books and pamphlets you can use as reference material. (If for whatever reason, you decide this isnít something you want to do, as soon as you send the certification material back to Seniors For Safe Driving we will refund to you a check in the amount of $100.00.) Drive Smart
     
  3. All potential instructors must have a violation free driving record for the past three years. Seniors For Safe Driving must be given permission, by the candidate, to run a motor vehicle record check.
     
  4. All potential instructors must have a DUI free record for the past 10 years.
     
  5. For all instructors to maintain certification they must teach a minimum of six classes a year. At least one class a year must be observed and evaluated by a supervisor from the home office.
     
  6. Certification for all instructors is good for a three-year period. To maintain certification each instructor must take a 4-hour (one day) seminar to review teaching standards and new concepts in the teaching of highway safety.
     
  7. Certification for all instructors is good for a three-year period. To maintain certification each instructor must take a 7-hour (one day) class to review teaching standards and new concepts in the teaching of highway safety.
     
  8. Every instructor must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
     
  9. At the conclusion of the instructor certification course the new teacher must score at least 80% on the final exam.


You can fill out an online Application by clicking HERE.



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Seniors For Safe Driving
Dedicated to Highway Safety

P.O. Box 2132
Butler, Pennsylvania 16003
http://www.seniorsforsafedriving.com


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SFSD course is approved by PennDOT with otherwise no affiliation. Logo appears with PennDOTís permission.
Leo R. Parisi
(724) 283-0245
(800) 559-4880
info@seniorsforsafedriving.com