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Mountain Professionals Driving School

PO Box 212

Bakersville NC 28705

Phone 828-385-4477

Fax  888-658-6616


Below is the information on instructor training needed to certify you as a driver's ed instructor for NC with MPI. Note,commercial driving school instructors must also receive 64 hours of continuing education credits every 4 years to renew. MPI requires attending the NCDTSEA conference once a year to obtain the CEU's. The membership and conference fee is 160.00 annually, paid by the instructor. 

To become a Driver Education Instructor, you must attend and satisfactorily pass an

80-hour Basic Driver Education Course. Mountain Professionals Driving School will provide a DMV approved basic driver education instructor course beginning in August. This course is for instructors who will teach for an established driving school, either a contractor or public school.  The fee for the course is $250.00. 


This course consists of a class and a behind the wheel driving/teaching, a combined minimum of 80 hours .The class portion will be taught over 4 weekends, utilizing a Friday night/Saturday class schedule.  The Friday classes are from 4 PM - 8 PM and Saturdays are from 9 AM – 5 PM.


August 2nd, 3rd.

August 9th, 10th.

August 16th, 17th

August 24th (Saturday only)


The driving/teaching part of the course will be taught in a small group format and the schedules for driving/teaching will be set during the first class session.  


The location for the class portion is Madison High School in Marshall, NC. 


If you are interested in becoming a driver education instructor, click the enrollment link below to register for the course and receive the registration packet containing the application form and instructions. 


The application, along with the $250.00 fee for the class, must be received at least ten days prior to start date, August 2nd. Seats will be granted to the first 20 applicants paid.