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Driver Education for Teens

This program is designed for high school students, ages 15 years and 10 months through 19 years. Successful completion of this course earns a certificate that students may present to the DMV for a Drivers Permit.

Courses are offered at most high schools, CCRI's four campus locations, and various locations throughout the state.

Registration Information

  1. Participant must be a minimum age of 15 years, 10 months by the first class. Participants can register earlier but must be the required age by the first day of class.
  2. Registration form must be completed and submitted with payment. 
  3. Proof of age must be submitted on the first day of class (a copy of your birth certificate, passport, or baptismal record). No refunds will be given if a student is younger than 15 years, 10 months on the first day. 
  4. Individuals who require accommodations in a Drivers Ed course should contact Monica Russell at mrussell@ccri.edu at least 40 days prior to the course start date. Please include your name, phone number, and best time to call in the e-mail. 
  5. Students must purchase the textbook, How to Drive: The Beginning Driver's Manual - 14th Edition prior to the first class. All sales are final, this textbook isn't eligible for buyback through the bookstore. Available at the CCRI bookstores
  6. For class refunds, students must cancel at least 48 hours before first class. No refunds or credits will be given if cancellation is less than 48 hours before start.
  7. If a student misses the first class, the student will be dropped from the class and must register and pay for another class.  

Important Details

  1. If a school location is closed for any reason, driver education is cancelled at that location. 
  2. Detailed permit and license information is available through the RI DMV website.
  3. To request an in-state RI replacement certificate of completion, please complete and return the replacement form.
  4. To transfer an out-of-state license to Rhode Island, read the instructions
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Program Information

  • Cost
  • $95
  • Textbook is an additional $19.95

  • Time Commitment
  • 33 hours
  • Schedule varies by course


Contact Information


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  • Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.333.7070.

Contact Information

All workforce offices will be closed on: 
Th, November 22, 2018
W, December 12, 2018
T, December 25, 2018
T, January 1, 2019

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
1762 Louisquisset Pike, 2nd Floor South
Lincoln, RI 02865
Tel: 401.333.7070
Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (M-Th)**; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (F); 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sat)*

*Sat: The Flanagan campus will be closed on the following dates: 11/24, 12/22, 12/29 & 1/5

**From 12/17 - 1/4 the Flanagan Campus will be open M-F 8am-4pm

Liston Campus, Providence
One Hilton Street, Room 1154 
Providence, RI 02905
Tel: 401.455.6144
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Knight Campus, Warwick
400 East Avenue, Room 4200
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Faculty and Staff

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Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.455.6019
401.333.7074

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Last Updated: 11/15/18